A La Calle: People, Protest, and the Road to Restoring Democracy in Venezuela

This forum is presented in partnership with The City Club of Cleveland and the Cleveland International Film Festival. The crisis in Venezuela has been making headlines for years. As violence […]

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Cleveland International Film Festival: To the Street

CCWA is proud to be a community partner again at this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival. Our partner film, To the Street (A La Calle), will be be available for […]

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Venezuela: How We Got Here, and What’s Next?

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Venezuela’s rapid economic and political collapse shocked many onlookers and has led to massive street protests and uprisings. Today, a […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: Venezuela- Corruption, Instability and Economic Crisis

First colonized by Spain in 1522, Venezuela was one of the first Spanish-American territories to gain full independence in 1830. Throughout the next 150 years, under military and dictator rule, Venezuela became […]

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Episode 12: Venezuela and Colombia: Tough Realities and Continuing Challenges for U.S. Diplomacy

Guest: Ambassador John Maisto Ambassador Maisto explored the very distinct challenges facing both Venezuela and Colombia. Economic struggles and political discontent plague Venezuela and Colombia is nearing the end of […]

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Grassroots Democracy and Citizen Participation: A Project for Venezuela

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs will be welcoming visitors from Venezuela for a program entitled “Grassroots Democracy and Citizen Participation” in early October. This program will focus on how […]

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Venezuela and Colombia: Tough Realities and Continuing Challenges for U.S. Diplomacy

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Ambassador John F. Maisto is a 33-year former career member of the U.S. Foreign Service, who served as Ambassador to […]

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Addressing the Needs of Underserved and At-Risk Youth

In June, CCWA welcomes 4 representatives from Venezuela to investigate, explore, and discuss issues relating to at-risk and disadvantaged youth populations. This project will highlight U.S. efforts to expand educational, […]

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Entrepreneurship: Expanding the Small Business Network of the Americas

Visitors from Chile, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Venezuela will examine the impact of American small businesses on the local, regional, national and global economies.  Of particular focus will be: public-private […]

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