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 […]

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Episode 32: Redefining National Security: Preparing for Future Foreign Policy Challenges

Guests: Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, former U.S. Ambassador to Malta (2012-2016) Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, Founder and President of Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security, and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS) Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Founder and Executive Director of International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) Three panelists joined the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a Foreign Policy Forum on […]

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Episode 31: Brexit, Transatlantic Relations, and the Future of NATO

Guest: Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook, Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at the Harvard Kennedy School, joined the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a Foreign Policy Forum in March of 2019. Cathryn spoke about Brexit and the future of the European […]

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Episode 30: The Consequences of an America First Foreign Policy

Guest: Dr. James Lindsay Dr. James Lindsay, Senior Vice President at the Council on Foreign Relations, joined the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a Foreign Policy Forum to address changes in United States foreign policy in the last decade. Through a moderated discussion, Dr. Lindsay spoke about economic shifts within the United States, domestic […]

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Episode 29: Securing the Future in a Changing Middle East with Ambassador Ryan Crocker

Guest: Ambassador Ryan Crocker Ambassador Ryan Crocker, a distinguished diplomat whose career spanned four presidencies, discussed regional changes in the Middle East and the future of leadership in the Middle East. Discussion also touched on current conflicts in the region, including in Yemen and Syria. Throughout Q&A, Ambassador Crocker addressed the United States’ role in […]

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Episode 28: Global Health Challenges in 2018

Guest: Dr. Nizar Zein Dr. Nizar Zein, Chairman and Medical Director of Global Patient Services at the Cleveland Clinic, explored top challenges in global health care and international medicine as part of a Cleveland Council on World Affairs Foreign Policy Forum. Dr. Zein focused on global health problems that cross international borders, and ways in which the […]

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Episode 27: 400 Years of Dutch-American and Transatlantic Relations

Guest: Ambassador Henne Schuwer  Ambassador Schuwer joined the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a Foreign Policy Forum to discuss the lasting relationship between the Netherlands and the United States. Ambassador Schuwer began by addressing the historic ties between the two nations and room for growth in our relationship. During Q&A, the Ambassador shared his thoughts on […]

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CCWA Announces New CEO Carina Van Vliet

Carina Van Vliet has been named the Cleveland Council on World Affairs’ new Chief Executive Officer. She will assume her position on January 2, 2019. Carina has most recently been a Regional Manager for Business Development and Communications at Jones Day. After moving to Cleveland in 2014, she served as a Senior Advisor to the […]

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Episode 26: The Global Impact Award 2018

Guest: Senator George J. Mitchell The 2018 Global Impact Award honored Senator George Mitchell for his distinguished career as a peacemaker in Northern Ireland and his work as a U.S. Senator. Senator Mitchell received CCWA’s Global Impact Award and delivered the Brooks Emeny Distinguished Lecture. The Global Impact Award from the Cleveland Council on World […]

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In Memoriam: Maura O’Donnell-McCarthy

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of CCWA’s CEO, Maura O’Donnell-McCarthy. Maura passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 8. The entire CCWA family mourns this loss. On behalf of our Board of Directors and staff, we extend our deepest sympathies to Maura’s family. Maura was an inspiring civic leader, energetic and […]

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