How to Plan a Refugee Camp

CCWA’s popular How to Plan a Refugee Camp event is back for a third time! Paul Frankmann, a former Exploring Humanitarian Law trainer at the American Red Cross, will lead a hands-on workshop analyzing humanitarian law and the policies that protect refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as demonstrating how to ethically build the […]

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Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

Cleveland and Cuyahoga County are at the near center of the nation-wide crisis (Cuyahoga County alone has seen a 1,000 percent increase in opioid deaths since 2007). In this Multi-Regional Project, visitors from Afghanistan, Cyprus, Morocco, Seychelles, China, and Russia will visit Cleveland to address the current opioid abuse crisis, health promotion strategies, demand reduction […]

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Meet and Greet with CCWA

Join us to learn more about the Cleveland Council on World Affairs (CCWA) and our volunteer and internship opportunities. At our Meet and Greet, CCWA staff members will share a cup of coffee with you and be available to talk in detail and answer your questions about CCWA’s mission, current opportunities to volunteer through the […]

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400 Years of Dutch-American and Transatlantic Relations

Join CCWA as we host Ambassador Henne Schuwer, the Dutch Ambassador to the United States, for an exciting discussion of America’s lasting relationship with the Netherlands.  Ambassador Schuwer will be addressing the historic ties between the United States and the Netherlands and our long-time partnership through NATO. Additionally, the Ambassador will discuss present day options […]

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U.S.-China Relations: The Slow Economic War

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Join CCWA as we host Thomas Hout, Visiting Professor at Middlebury Institute of International Studies, best-selling author, and career consultant, for a discussion of the economic relationship between the United States and China. Following a number of negotiations and tariff changes between the United States […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: Stories from the Border- DACA, TPS, and the Future of Immigration

Immigration and asylum are becoming two of the largest – and most controversial – issues worldwide. Political upheaval, displacement crises, changes in border security, and increases in nationalistic viewpoints have limited mobility for those escaping conflict, persecution, and seeking a better life.In the U.S., the Trump administration’s commitment to ending two programs, the Deferred Action for […]

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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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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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Happy Dog Takes on the World: The Intersection of Clean Energy and National Security

Clean energy is big business in the U.S. and around the world. In the electricity sector, global investments in new renewable energy capacity are outstripping those for fossil fuel. Meanwhile, rapid advancements in energy storage and electric vehicles are transforming global markets. A recent report from the CNA Military Advisory Board noted that the accelerating trend to […]

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Debt Restructuring, Corporate Governance, and Competition in the United States

Five financial and legal experts from China will be visiting Cleveland to gain insight of the financial and legal aspects of debt and industry restructuring in the United States.  The program here will explore ways in which U.S. companies use restructuring to create efficient operations, observe corporate governance best practices, and assess the benefits of […]

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