The 2021 Global Impact Award honors Dr. Robert M. Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, for his distinguished career in national security. Dr. Gates will receive CCWA’s Global Impact Award and deliver the Brooks Emeny Distinguished Lecture before taking part in a moderated conversation regarding his newest book, Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and […]
The 2019 Global Impact Award honors Dr. Richard N. Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, for his distinguished career as one of the most knowledgeable observers of international affairs in America. Dr. Haass will receive CCWA’s Global Impact Award and deliver the Brooks Emeny Distinguished Lecture. At this year’s event, the Cleveland Council […]
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. […]
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 […]
Dynamics of religion, nationalism, and political repression raise concerns for people around the world. Join John Carroll University for a conversation about “Turkey: What Went Wrong and What’s Next?” to hear more about these contemporary challenges and discuss what each of us can do to help remedy such situations. Sevgi Akarçeşme, MA, Turkish journalist & political […]
Nicholas Kristof, Winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, New York Times Op Ed columnist, author and CNN contributor, will speak at Phi Beta Kappa Anniversary event. Mark your calendar and plan to join ΦBK at the UNION CLUB on Thursday, October 12, 2017 to help mark the 70th anniversary of the Cleveland Association of Phi Beta […]
Community Event: Making Practical Progress on Human Rights: An Essential Element of Sustainable Business
Case Western Reserve University School of Law presents this year’s Klatsky Endowed Lecture, featuring former Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights Michael Posner, who will provide a modern prescription for resolving the tension between human rights and globalization. According to Posner, three decades of economic globalization have generated significant growth and job creation in […]
A former Iranian diplomat, Dr. Seyed Hossein Mousavian is a Research Scholar at the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University and his research focuses on the Iranian nuclear program and U.S. diplomacy efforts with Tehran. Mousavian explored details of the Iran Nuclear Deal, the impact of reduced sanctions, and what lies ahead for future U.S.-Iran relations.
Several years after the Arab Spring began, democracy remains elusive in the Middle East. The Arab Spring that resides in the popular imagination is one in which a wave of mass mobilization swept the broader Middle East, toppled dictators, and cleared the way for democracy. The reality is that few Arab countries have experienced anything of the sort. Dr. Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Associate Professor of International Relations at Harvard University, explored why regime change took place in only four Arab countries and why democratic change has proved so elusive in the countries that made attempts.
Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum As the U.S. and Cuba forge a new path of diplomacy and cooperation, Ambassador (Ret.) Vicki Huddleston, Chief of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana from 1999-2002 and a leading U.S. expert on U.S.-Cuban relations, will explore what is next for this historically turbulent […]