Redefining National Security: Preparing for Future Foreign Policy Challenges

From climate change to infectious disease and cyber security, global trends are increasingly shaping American security interests both at home and abroad. Additionally, the rise of identity based extremism and the forever wars that America has engaged in post 9/11 continue to threaten our national security and foreign policy. These issues are just some of […]

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Sustainable Cities

Urban planners, architects, environmental experts, and civil society leaders representing 21 countries will be in Cleveland to explore how local government and community organizations are advancing sustainability. Visitors will experience a case study in how Northeast Ohio is working to improve environmental resiliency through collaboration in order to promote a green city on a blue […]

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The Paris Climate Agreement: What Now?

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  The Paris Climate Agreement, signed in December 2015, is the strongest and most ambitious global pact on climate and carbon emission standards ever reached. Susan Biniaz, a lead U.S. negotiator on the agreement, will join CCWA to discuss what lies ahead for the U.S. commitments to […]

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Energy Security and Climate Change Resilience

Growing trends towards a “green energy” economy influence how international cooperation, environmental technologies, and government policies will develop in future years. The Cleveland Council on World Affairs presents a project that will incorporate these themes to educate participants in U.S. energy policy formulation, facilitate conversations about U.S.-European energy policy concerns, and to discuss strategies for […]

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Climate Change and Clean Energy

Global climate change impacts Europe in many ways, including changes in the average and extreme temperature and precipitation, warmer oceans, rising sea level, and shrinking snow and ice cover on land and at sea. In response, the Europe Union, the European Environmental Agency, European national governments, and private companies are making concerted efforts to utilize […]

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Coalition on Climate Change

Visitors from Bulgaria, Indonesia, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Senegal and Uzbekistan will come to Cleveland to review U.S. energy policies at the municipal level, trends in energy production and distribution, alternative and renewable energy approaches, and public private partnerships for the development of clean energy and alternative fuel solutions. International Visitors Program  Each year, over 300 […]

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