The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East

The 2020-2021 Foreign Policy Forum Series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Our community partners for this forum are the Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle Eastern Studies (NOCMES) and the CWRU Center for International Affairs. President Biden’s Administration inherited a host of challenges and opportunities in the Middle East. It has become clear over the […]

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2021 Global Impact Award Event

The 2021 Global Impact Award honors Dr. Robert M. Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, for his distinguished career in national security. Dr. Gates will receive CCWA’s Global Impact Award and deliver the Brooks Emeny Distinguished Lecture before taking part in a moderated conversation regarding his newest book, Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and […]

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Women and War: The Women Who Took on ISIS – and Won

The 2020-2021 Foreign Policy Forum Series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Our community partners for this forum are CWRU Center for International Affairs and the CWRU Flora Stone Mather Center for Women.  During this Foreign Policy Forum, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon will discuss her new book, the instant New York Times best seller The Daughters of Kobani: A […]

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2021 Global Gauntlet: CCWA’s World Trivia Challenge

Mark your calendars for CCWA’s virtual fundraiser & friendraiser to support the Cleveland Council on World Affairs!  Join us on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 for our annual Global Gauntlet World Trivia Challenge! Teams of up to four compete to answer questions that test your knowledge of international affairs, current events, and foreign policy. This year’s […]

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COVID-19 and the Transatlantic Relationship

The 2019-2020 Foreign Policy Forum series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Wednesday May 28, 2020 from 4:00-5:00 PM Join CCWA as we host a virtual Foreign Policy Forum on how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the U.S.-Europe relationship. How can governments respond to support cooperation during this international crisis? It seems clear that the […]

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Coronavirus in Conflict Zones

The 2019-2020 Foreign Policy Forum series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Thursday May 7, 2020 from 4:00-5:00 PM Join CCWA as we host a virtual Foreign Policy Forum on the impact of COVID-19 in conflict zones. Jarrett Blanc, from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will discuss the realities of coronavirus in conflict-affected nations, […]

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Global Gauntlet 2020: CCWA’s World Trivia Challenge

This event has been cancelled. If possible, we will reschedule at a later date in the season.  Join us on Thursday, April 2 for our third annual Global Gauntlet World Trivia Challenge! Teams of up to four compete to answer questions that test your knowledge of international affairs, current events, and foreign policy. Topics include […]

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American Diplomacy in a Disordered World

The 2019-2020 Foreign Policy Forum series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. With more than three decades of experience as an American diplomat, Ambassador Burns played a significant role in the most important diplomatic events of his time- including the end of the Cold War, post-Cold War relations between the United States and Russia, the […]

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Working Internationally: Global Competency for Business

Do you work on a global team? Do you interact with international clients or partners? Are you interested in working more effectively with people from other cultures? WHAT Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a series of workshops to develop skills for working more effectively internationally. Participation in the full series is recommend. […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: What’s Next for the U.S. and Iran?

On January 3, 2020, the United States carried out a drone strike near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq which resulted in the death of nine people, including Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a powerful security and intelligence commander and longtime leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force. On January, 8, 2020, Iran retaliated by firing missiles […]

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