Meet and Greet with CCWA

You are cordially invited to learn about the mission and work of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. These Meet and Greet sessions will provide interested individuals an opportunity to learn about internships, job and volunteer opportunities. Upcoming Dates:   Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. and Friday, November 20, 2015 (Time to be determined) […]

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The Power of Farmers Fighting Global Hunger

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Global Dialogue Forum  Through their contributions to a sustainable global food system despite often living in poverty, smallholder farmers are key to global development. These farmers are receiving growing attention from policymakers around the world because a small investment in smallholder farmers can transform an entire community. In […]

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Global Impact Award 2015

The 2015 Global Impact Award honors Senator Richard Lugar for fostering global dialogue. Sen. Lugar will be our Brooks Emeny Distinguished Speaker and the recipient of the Global Impact Award for his decades of work in international affairs. Our Presenting Sponsor of the 2015 event is Case Western Reserve University. Click here to reserve your […]

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The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  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. […]

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Education-Oriented Non-Profits Operating Abroad: With HELP, COAR, and Bright Start Learning

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Global Dialogue Forum    With Cleveland as a home base, COAR, Bright Start Learning, and HELP  are operating non-profits in developing nations where they supplement a struggling education system.  Join us as the heads of these non-profits lead a discussion on the political, social, and economic challenges they […]

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The European Union and the United States in 2015 – A German Perspective on Political and Economic Challenges

As the European Union’s largest creditor country, Germany has gained a significant role within the EU, both politically and economically. Consul General Herbert Quelle will be discussing Germany’s leadership role in the European Union, and EU’s relations with the U.S. Herbert Quelle is currently Germany’s Consul General in Chicago in charge of the Midwest region. […]

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Taking the Curve: Navigating the New Latin America

Latin America has transformed over the past decade, catapulting the region into an unprecedented era of innovation and opportunity. As the middle class rises and places new demands on governments and economies, Peter Schechter will discuss the developments that will define Latin America for years to come, the challenges that remain despite the progress, and […]

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John Carroll University Presents: Week of Islamic Art and Culture

The Bediüzzaman Said Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies at John Carroll University presents the 8th Annual Week of Islamic Art and Culture from March 23-26. All events will take place in the Donahue Auditorium of the Dolan Center for Science and Technology unless otherwise noted. Monday, March 23, 7:30 p.m. – “In the Name of […]

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The City Club Presents: The Presidency, Power and the Middle East

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is a community partner with the City Club for this event. Aaron David Miller is currently Vice-President for New Initiatives and a Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. For two decades he served in the Department of State as an analyst, negotiator and adviser […]

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What’s Next in Afghanistan and Pakistan

To register for this event, CLICK HERE. Ambassador Marc Grossman will examine what the future of the region looks like after American withdrawal from Afghanistan. Amb. Grossman is the former U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (2011-2012), former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (2001-2005), and former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey (1994-1997). To […]

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