Episode 33: The United States and Japan: A Celebration of Cultural and Economic Ties

On June 6, 2019, the Cleveland Council on World Affairs was pleased to present a panel discussion on the current relationship between the U.S. and Japan, in collaboration with the Honorary Consul of Japan in Cleveland and with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. This panel was hosted at the Cleveland Museum of Art, to coincide with the special exhibition, Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art.

Panelists included Dr. Shigeo Kagami, Professor and General Manager in the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Tokyo, and Dr. Andrew Oros, a Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Associate Dean for International Education, and Director of International Studies at Washington College.


Episode 62: Lessons from the Edge: Ukraine in Crisis with Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch

Ambassador Marie “Masha” Yovanovitch has a stark but hopeful story to tell of the dedication of foreign service officers and her own career. As Ambassador to Ukraine, her endeavors to encourage democracy, support anti-corruption efforts,…

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Explore the World and Expand Your Perspective with CCWA’s New Global Ambassadors Program!

Explore the World and Expand Your Perspective with CCWA’s New Global Ambassadors Program! Leadership. Impact. The World. CCWA’s new Global Ambassadors program for young professionals sparks global connections during an unforgettable global study trip and…

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Episode 61: How the UN is Tackling Global Crises: An Insider’s Perspective with UN Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, Melissa Fleming

The world has always been managing crises. From armed conflict to climate change and pandemics, the United Nations is the place where the international community gathers to attempt to solve them. Effective communication about these…

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