Every year, WACCT awards a Connecticut-based individual or organization who has made a global impact; past awards have included Save the Children, AmeriCares and former Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger. This year WACCT honored Peter G. Kelly for his work towards democracy globally.
by Emily Gutzmer, CTWAC Fellow On April 1, 2015, Trinity College’s Patricia C. and Charles H. McGill III ’63 International Studies Fund hosted His Excellency Liu Jieyi, Chinese Ambassador to the UN. The lecture was co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Connecticut and United Technologies Corporation. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the… Continue reading China and the United Nations – In Connecticut!
Next Wednesday, the World Affairs Council will be holding a Hot Issue Happy Hour program to answer your questions about the recent developments in Turkey, Iran, and Syria! In light of this program, we put together a blog entry with a mix of personal stories, background information, and links to learn more about the developments in… Continue reading Hot Topics in the News: From Istanbul to Tehran to Damascus