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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Happy Dog Takes on the World: Is Democracy Dying?

According to Freedom House, from 1973 to 2005, the number of democracies worldwide increased dramatically, however, over the past decade, the organization recorded a decline in global freedom. From India to Turkey and Russia, we’ve seen democracy give way to autocracy. The U.S. was not immune to this trend. For more the 200 years, Americans have […]

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The New Afghanistan Policy: How New and What’s It Worth?

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Join CCWA as we host former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and current President of the American Academy of Diplomacy Ronald E. Neumann for a discussion on U.S. policy on Afghanistan. In August 2017, the Trump Administration announced a policy shift increasing troops in Afghanistan and […]

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Oman: An Island of Peace in the Middle East

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  In a sea of conflict, Oman, the oldest independent state in the Arab world, is one of the most traditional countries in the region and one of the most peaceful. Her Excellency Hunaina Sultan al-Mughairy, the Omani Ambassador to the United States, will join CCWA […]

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