Episode 41: Foreign Policy and the 2020 Election

Guest: Ambassador Nicholas Burns Ambassador Nicholas Burns, the Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School, spoke in a virtual webinar for CCWA on October 26, 2020. Ambassador Burns discussed the role of foreign policy in the 2020 election and the changing role 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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Episode 40: Coronavirus in Conflict Zones

Guest: Jarrett Blanc Jarrett Blanc, a senior fellow in the Geoeconomics and Strategy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, spoke in a virtual webinar for CCWA in May of 2020. Jarrett Blanc is a returning guest of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. In a great discussion on COVID-19 and conflict zones, Blanc […]

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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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Episode 39: American Diplomacy in a Disordered World

Guest: Ambassador William Burns Ambassador William Burns, President of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace, spoke for the Cleveland Council on World Affairs in March of 2020 about the importance of diplomacy and cooperation, as well as current international and domestic challenges. Ambassador Burns has over three decades of experience as an American diplomat and recently […]

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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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