Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations



Informed discussions, candid dialogue and personal interaction with top experts and diplomats make the Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations (CCFR) the right forum for those passionate about world affairs. This dinner discussion forum provides opportunities for engagement and understanding of today’s most pressing international economic, political and social issues. The intimate dinner events provide a rare opportunity to have candid, off-the-record discussions with experts delving into events that shape the lives and futures of people around the globe.

Member Benefits Include:

    • Networking and table discussions with internationally-minded professionals
    • The opportunity to invite a guest or spouse to attend events
    • A complimentary subscription to Foreign Affairs magazine, with the choice of receiving the publication in print, digitally, or both
    • A one-year subscription to DailyChatter, the insightful guide to essential and notable world news, delivered to your email inbox every weekday morning
    • An individual membership in the Cleveland Council on World Affairs
    • Complimentary valet parking at the Union Club

The 2018-2019 CCFR Season:

September 12, 2018: Where Do We Go From Here: The Future of U.S.-Iran Relations with Jarrett Blanc
October 9, 2018: At a Crossroads: Insight Into the U.S.-Mexico Relationship with Richard Miles
November 27, 2018: U.S.-China: Military Focus with Roy Kamphausen
January 16, 2019: Exploring Russia’s Role in the Middle East with Anna Borshchevskaya
February 6, 2019: Alternative Futures for the World: Examining the Global Order with Mathew Burrows
March 12, 2019: NAFTA 2.0 and Ohio’s Economy with Jeremy Haft
April 9, 2019: U.S. Interests and Policy in Africa with Ambassador Bruce Wharton
May 7, 2019: Challenges and Trials in the Arctic with Walter Berbrick
Please contact Jenni Carney ( with any questions regarding CCFR membership. 

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