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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International Connections Fueling the Soul: A Conversation with Honey Bell-Bey

Through professional and learning exchanges, CCWA facilitates professional meetings with international visitors and their local counterparts. As a result of the meetings, conversations, and experiences that they have here in Cleveland, the international visitors are often inspired to take action in their home communities. CCWA is proud to facilitate these transformative experiences and do our […]

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Three Steps to a Globally Competent Northeast Ohio

In today’s globalized world, countries, cultures and people are more interconnected than ever before and we must all work collectively to address worldwide challenges. Preparing our community for the new global economic, political and civic environment is imperative. CCWA’s Global Competency Training develops skills needed in today’s global environment. Our Global Competency Training helps participants […]

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Photo Essay: Citizen Diplomacy

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Local Students Develop a Passion for World Affairs through CCWA’s Model United Nations Program

CCWA’s Model United Nations (MUN) program is one of the longest-standing Model UN programs in the world. The program brings together 2,000 Northeast Ohio high school and middle school students every year. During a Model UN conference, students engage in a learning experience like no other: they represent a country in a simulation of a […]

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Citizen Exchanges Make a Difference for a Local Non-Profit Leader

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs nominated Danielle Drake for a U.S. Department of State-sponsored outbound exchange to India for three weeks in 2018. The Professional Fellows Program for Governance and Society welcomes emerging leaders from India, Pakistan, and Nepal to the U.S. for four-week fellowship programs, and selects a cohort of emerging U.S. nonprofit […]

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Bridges to the World Connects Local Classrooms to the World

Launched in 2019, the Cleveland Council on World Affairs’ Bridges to the World professional development program trains middle school and high school educators to confidently integrate global education and current events into their classrooms. The program is called Bridges to the World because it builds “bridges” that connect classrooms in Northeast Ohio to events, issues […]

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