The mission of the World Affairs Council of Northern California is to explore issues and opportunities that transcend borders.

National Insecurity: America in the 21st Century

How involved should the US be in foreign conflicts and what can be done to address problems at home? David Rothkopf, CEO and Editor, FP Group, will share how we have arrived in this era of uncertainty and what can be done to restore American leadership. This event will also be livestreamed.

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PHOTOGRAPHY | On the Water: Fishing Communities in Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam and Ghana

Join us for an artist reception highlighting Niki Stefanelli's photography on the everyday lives of fishing communities throughout Southeast Asia and Ghana.

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Twilight of Human Rights Law

Despite countless international treaties, why has the world failed to address human rights violations? International law expert Eric Posner will discuss some of the reasons and what can be done to change it.

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Cuba: Ending the Embargo?

Is it time to update US policy towards Cuba? Peter Kornbluh, Director, Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects, National Security Archive will share insights on negotiation attempts and the importance of mending relations between the two countries.

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