“The Troubles” in Northern Ireland: Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding

This half-day interactive workshop will be a deep dive into the history, politics and peacebuilding process of “the Troubles” in Northern Ireland. The workshop will build a strong knowledge of the Northern Ireland conflict and will strengthen conflict resolution competencies, which can be utilized in the classroom. We will share resources for educators to teach […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: The End of Pax Americana?

“Pax Americana” commonly refers to the decades of relative peace experienced amongst the world’s most powerful nations after World War II. This peace is often attributed to the United States’ stability, economic strength, and preponderance of power – and, arguably, its position as a moral center, dedicated to preserving freedom, democracy, human rights, and the […]

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International Careers Networking Night 2018: Presented by Cleveland Council on World Affairs & Summer on the Cuyahoga

Please join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs and Summer on the Cuyahoga as we present a free informal networking event and reception for students interested in international careers in the Foreign Service, the Peace Corps and beyond. Pizza will be served. Featured Speakers: Ambassador Heather Hodges, CCWA President and Ambassador-in-Residence, will provide an overview […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: The Korean Peace Process

During a summit on June 12, 2018, President Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong-Un, leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea (DPRK), signed an agreement pledging to “build a lasting and stable peace regime on the Korean Peninsula” including complete denuclearization and the recovery of POW/MIA remains. How does this current agreement between U.S. and […]

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Evening Reception and Forum with U.S. Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen

Join CCWA on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the Drury Inn in downtown Cleveland, for a presentation by Jody Olsen, Director of the U.S. Peace Corps. Director Olsen will explore her experience in diplomacy, the Peace Corps, and her work in women’s empowerment and leadership. Location: The Drury Inn, Great Lakes Ballroom, 1380 East 6th St. Event […]

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Diplomacy Begins Here: Women Who Rock the World Global Ties U.S. 2018 Regional Summit

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs, in partnership with Global Ties U.S. and the Department of State, invites you to attend a summit entitled Diplomacy Begins Here: Women Who Rock the World in Cleveland, Ohio. Hosted in the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Women Who Rock the World Summit will […]

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NAFTA: North American Competitiveness is Job #1‎

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Breakfast  Join CCWA as we host the Honorable François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of International Trade for a presentation on the future of the North American Free Trade  Agreement (NAFTA). From the outset of the talks on the modernization of NAFTA, Canada’s approach has been to propose […]

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How to Build a Refugee Camp

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Global Dialogue Forum  CCWA’s popular How to Build a Refugee Camp event is back for a second time! Paul Frankmann, a former Exploring Humanitarian Law trainer at the American Red Cross, will lead a hands-on workshop exploring humanitarian law and the policies that protect refugees and internally displaced […]

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CCWA’s Global Art Community Performance 2018

Enjoy watching, sharing, and interacting, as international visitors showcase their passions for artistic expression at the Global Arts Community Performance! CCWA is excited to welcome an international delegation devoted to empowering youth through the performing arts! Hailing from the Middle East and Africa, this diverse group of artistic professionals will present spoken word poetry, a […]

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Global Gauntlet 2018: CCWA’s World Trivia Challenge

Mark your calendars for an evening of world trivia, food, and prizes! Join us on Thursday, April 19th for our second 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 event raises money for our education initiative, […]

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