The mission of the World Affairs Council of Northern California is to explore issues and opportunities that transcend borders.
  • In Pursuit of Prosperity: US Foreign Policy in an Era of Resource Scarcity

    Wednesday, October 29, 6:30 PM
    Richard L. Engel, Director, Environment and Natural Resources Program, Strategic Futures Group, National Intelligence Council
    David Reed, Senior Vice President of Policy, World Wildlife Fund
  • Thursday, October 23
    Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

Awards Dinner 2014

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Each year the World Affairs Council and its Global Philanthropy Forum honor leaders who are significantly influencing the world in which we live, work and learn at its annual Awards Dinner. This year we celebrate eBay and PayPal CEO John Donohoe.

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100 Years of Politics and Culture in America

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To mark 100 years of The New Republic, editor Franklin Foer will join us for a discussion on the pivotal issues of modern America. This event will also be live streamed.

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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. This event will also be livestreamed.

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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.

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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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