The Cleveland Council on World Affairs’ Richard W. Pogue Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022

The Richard W. Pogue Fellowship will cultivate the next generation of globally-minded leaders in Cleveland. Our 2021-2022 fellows will have the opportunity to participate in exclusive members-only speaker forums and other programs about the most pressing international topics of our time, and network with other internationally-minded business and civic leaders in our community through participation […]

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International Exchanges Shape Dialogue for Human Trafficking Prevention

The scourge of human trafficking impacts communities around the world. Billboards found around Cleveland stating “It Happens Here Too” reflect the fact our community is no exception to human trafficking activity. Over 350 trafficking victims have been identified in Greater Cleveland in the past three years alone. The Cleveland Council on World Affairs (CCWA) has […]

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CCWA Announces Launch of the Young Professionals Advisory Committee

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is excited to announce the launch of the Young Professionals Advisory Committee (YPAC), a body of young professionals who will support the work of CCWA in its efforts to engage young professionals and students in our programming by: Providing program feedback and insight to the board and staff of […]

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CCWA Announces the Hitachi Healthcare Americas 2020-2021 Foreign Policy Forum Series

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs (CCWA) is proud to announce its 2020-2021 Hitachi Healthcare Americas Foreign Policy Forum series. For the second year in a row, Hitachi Healthcare Americas is partnering with CCWA to support our public speaker programs. This year, we are pleased to announce that sponsorship support from Hitachi Healthcare Americas will […]

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CCWA Announces the 2020-2021 Richard W. Pogue Fellows

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is pleased to announce our 2020-2021 Richard W. Pogue Fellows. “This Fellowship will cultivate the next generation of globally-minded leaders in Cleveland. Their rich backgrounds and experiences made these five accomplished Fellows stand out, and we look forward to welcoming them to the CCWA family for our 2020-2021 season!” […]

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In Memoriam: David Silk

With great sadness, we remember David Silk, dedicated CCWA Board Member and a long-time member of CCWA, who passed away on August 12, 2020. During this time of sorrow, our thoughts are with David’s family. As a board member, David was extremely generous with his time and talent, energetic and visionary with his ideas, and […]

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CCWA’s Academic Partnerships Prepare Future Leaders for Today’s Global Society

CCWA offers academic partnerships to help local schools and universities inspire students to develop a curiosity for the world beyond their immediate environment. Thanks to CCWA programs, students can build awareness of and interest in global issues, as well as the skills and competencies to successfully work, learn and live in our increasingly global world. […]

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The Speakers and Voices Behind Nearly a Century of Public Dialogue and International Engagement

CCWA’s speaker programming brings leading experts from around the country right here to Cleveland to share their insights and expertise on topics of pressing international importance. Our Council has promoted international public dialogue in our community for over 97 years. From Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, to Ambassador Bill Burns, and journalist Robin Wright, we’ve […]

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Professional Exchange Experience in Cleveland Inspires Change in India

Each year, the Cleveland Council on World Affairs coordinates professional and learning exchanges – sponsored by the U.S. Department of State – for emerging leaders from around the world. As a result of the meetings, conversations, and experiences the international visitors have here in Cleveland, they are inspired to make a difference and take action […]

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Cleveland Council on World Affairs Announces Board of Directors Leadership Transition

The Board of Directors of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs has elected Carter Strang as its new Chairman. He will assume his new role on July 1, 2020. Carter has been an active participant in CCWA’s programs over the years, and is a valued member of CCWA’s education committee. “We are excited about the […]

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