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

BUSINESS FORUM | Online Education: Preparing the Labor Force


Please join us for a discussion of online education’s potential role in preparing a global labor force for the knowledge economy of the 21st century.

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A Path Appears: A Conversation with Nicholas Kristof


SOLD OUT | Join us for a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof as he shares his latest work, "A Path Appears." He will also discuss how we can make a difference here and abroad to become more effective global citizens. This event will also be livestreamed.

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Security in Europe: Perspective from the Baltics

10-09-14 Security in Europe

Hear former president of the Republic of Latvia, Dr. Vaira Vike-Freiberga, as she discusses recent events related to Ukraine, the Baltic States and NATO.

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The US–Pakistan Relationship: What Does the Future Hold?

10-15-14 The US-Pakistan Relationship

US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson will discuss the US-Pakistan relationship as it is, and what it could become.

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In Pursuit of Prosperity: US Foreign Policy in an Era of Resource Scarcity

10-29-14 In Pursuit of Prosperity

Join Senior Policy Advisor at the World Wildlife Fund, David Reed, and a group of top policy leaders, security experts and change makers who will discuss why and how environmental sustainability matters for US foreign policy.

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