Global Affairs · Programs

The 2015 Luminary Award Recipient, Mr. Peter G. Kelly

Mr. Peter G. Kelly has been an advocate for global democracy and human rights for years. We are happy to honor him as the World Affairs Council of Connecticut’s 2015 Luminary Award recipient for his years of dedication to promoting awareness of global issues. Join us on May 7th for the 2015 Luminary Award Gala,… Continue reading The 2015 Luminary Award Recipient, Mr. Peter G. Kelly

Current events · Global Affairs

International Development Roundtable

by Lauren Brooke Karanovich   On Wednesday, November 19, international development experts John Meyers and Linda Fitzgerald led an interactive discussion on the latest trends in international development. Nineteen people were in attendance at this roundtable luncheon and discussion, each participating actively in the conversation.   John Meyers is the Managing Director of Swisscontact North… Continue reading International Development Roundtable

Global Affairs · Global Education · World Affairs

The Story of Refugees in Connecticut

by Lauren Burgess   On Tuesday, October 7  The World Affairs Council of Connecticut’s program, “Forced Out! From Conflict to Connecticut: The Story of Refugees in Connecticut” provided an unique opportunity for insight on the refugee resettlement process in the state. Held in conjunction with The University of Saint Joseph, the event featured a presentation… Continue reading The Story of Refugees in Connecticut

Current events · Global Affairs · World Affairs

Inside Intelligence with Arthur House

This past Wednesday February 19th, Arthur House, current Chairman of Connecticut PURA, spoke at a Global Conversation Series Luncheon to council members and interested guests. Mr. House has had extensive experience in the arena of intelligence and national security, and was kind enough to speak to our council on the current state of the United… Continue reading Inside Intelligence with Arthur House

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CT Teachers Prepare to Travel to Turkey!

This year, the World Affairs Council of Connecticut was selected as one of only 14 World Affairs Councils nationwide to present the Spotlight on Turkey program in 2013. The program, sponsored by the World Affairs Councils of America in collaboration with the Turkish Cultural Foundation, runs a full calendar year and educates communities about Turkey’s… Continue reading CT Teachers Prepare to Travel to Turkey!