2018 Global Impact Award Event

CCWA’s 2018 Global Impact Award honors Senator George J. Mitchell  for his distinguished career as a peacemaker. Senator Mitchell will receive CCWA’s Global Impact Award and will deliver the Brooks Emeny Distinguished Lecture and a Q & A session with attendees. CCWA’s signature event will be held on October 17, 2018, at the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland. […]

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At a Crossroads: Insight Into the U.S.-Mexico Relationship

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Richard Miles is the Director of the U.S.-Mexico Futures Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Following the election of the Mexican populist Andrés Manuel López Obrador as president, and with increasing tensions along the U.S.-Mexico border, Miles will join CCFR to discuss […]

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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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Undergraduate Scholarships Available for World Affairs Councils of America National Conference

Undergraduate student scholarships are now available to the World Affairs Councils of America National Conference. The WACA National Conference brings opportunities to engage with the most pressing global issues and policy choices that impact our lives. By attending this year’s conference, you benefit from: -Expert opinions, timely insights, and audience dialogue about the United States’ role in […]

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Gulliver’s Troubles Revisited: A Perspective on the Future of the Middle East

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Aaron David Miller, Vice President for New Initiatives and Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, is a well-known scholar on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Miller served in the State Department for more than two decades as a senior […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: The Next President’s Foreign Policy Inbox

Regardless of which candidate prevails on November 8, the next President of the United States (U.S.) will inherit a complicated international landscape and mounting global problems. The Syrian civil war shows no signs of ending, with a U.S. brokered cease-fire having recently failed and ISIS continuing attacks in the Middle East and around the globe. […]

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Global Impact Award 2016

The 2016 Global Impact Award honors former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III for his decades of work in international relations and his dedication to global dialogue. Secretary Baker will be our Brooks Emeny Distinguished Speaker and the recipient of the Global Impact Award. This signature event will be held on October 25, 2016, at the InterContinental Cleveland.  […]

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Great Decision Discussion Series Kick-Off Event

Ambassador Heather Hodges, President and Ambassador in Residence of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs, will kick off Hudson Library & Historical Society’s Great Decisions discussion series. Great Decisions, the largest discussion group on foreign affairs in the United States, is free and open to anyone interested in discussing foreign policies. Hodges will share the background and […]

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