WACA Weekly Newsletter: June 25, 2018

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June 25, 2018

WACA Weekly

This Week: Santa Fe CIR Presents Future of Korea 2018; Apply for Peacebuilders Award; Spotlight on Mexico; Travel with WAC Greater Houston; Job Vacancies; plus Council Highlights

Santa Fe CIR Presents Future of Korea 2018 Program

Santa Fe Council on International Relations is one of eight Councils to participate in WACA's Engage America: Future of Korea 2018 program series. "The Future of the Koreas: A Panel Discussion" will be held Thursday, June 28, featuring:

·     Jandi Kim, Second Secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the U.S.

·     Troy Stangarone, Senior Director of Congressional Affairs and Trade at KEI

·     Adam Miller, Military Adviser in the Office of Korean Affairs, DPRK Unit, U.S. Department of State

This program is presented in partnership with WACA and the Korea Economic Institute.

See more here

Apply for "Tomorrow's Peacebuilders" Award!

The Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders award recognizes groups involved in nonviolent campaigns or movements for a just and inclusive peace.

Apply today for an opportunity to win $10,000 in support of your organization or movement's activities. The award, sponsored by the Program on Nonviolent Action at the United States Institute of Peace, is the first of its kind presented as part of Peace Direct’s annual award offerings to benefit peacebuilding organizations around the globe.

One representative from each shortlisted group will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the award ceremony at PeaceCon 2018 in Washington, DC and promotion of their group’s work online to a global peacebuilding audience.

Application deadline: June 30.

Apply now!

Earl Anthony Wayne, Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Speaks at Three Councils This Week

Earl Anthony Wayne, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, will discuss the coming Mexican elections, NAFTA, and immigration at World Affairs Council of Inland Southern California (June 25), San Diego World Affairs Council (June 26), and World Affairs Council of Orange County (June 27).

Travel to South America with World Affairs Council of Greater Houston!

Join World Affairs Council of Greater Houston to discover the three vibrant capital cities of Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile.

This 13-day tour of Bueno Aires, Montevideo, and Santiago will be led by regional expert Christopher Ashby, former U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay, October 13 - 25, 2018.

See details

WorldBoston Is Hiring!

WorldBoston is hiring a Manager of Operations and Global Education Programs.

Apply today!

The American Academy of Diplomacy is Hiring!

WACA's suitemate, The American Academy of Diplomacy, is hiring for a few positions: Program Director and Program & Finance Assistant.

Apply here!

Council Highlights

Monday, June 25

World Affairs Council of Inland Southern California hosts Earl Anthony Wayne, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, for “Why NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico Relations Are Important to You.” Details

World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth hosts Roslyn A. Walker, Senior Curator at the Dallas Museum of Art, for a guided tour. Details

Tuesday, June 26

World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana hosts Rufus H. Yerxa, President of the National Foreign Trade Council, for “Is Trade Protectionism the New Normal?” Details

World Affairs Council of Seattle hosts Carrie Hessler-Radelet, President and CEO of Project Concern International, for a special evening Field Notes Live event. Details

Foreign Policy Association hosts Theodore Roosevelt IV, Managing Director at Barclays Capital Corporation, and Charles McGonigal, Special Agent in Charge, Counterintelligence Division, New York FBI Field Office, for “Trade and National Security.” Details

World Affairs Council of San Antonio hosts a Young Professionals event, "How Humanitarian Efforts Can Help the LGBTQ Populations of the World." Details

World Affairs (Northern California) hosts Martha Saavedra, Associate Director of the Center for African Studies at UC Berkeley, for “Where Politics and Football Align.” Details

San Diego World Affairs Council hosts Earl Anthony Wayne, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, for “Why Mexico’s Election, NAFTA, and U.S.-Mexico Relations Are Important to You.” Details

Wednesday, June 27

Global Minnesota hosts Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, for “Iran, the U.S., and the Challenge of Nuclear Security.” Details

Montana World Affairs Council hosts film director and producer Sophie Dia Pegrum for "An Evening of International Film, Wine, and Culinary Arts." Details

World Affairs Council of Orange County hosts Earl Anthony Wayne, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, for “Why NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico Relations Are Important to You.” Details

Thursday, June 28

World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth hosts General Michael V. Hayden, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, for “American National Security in an Age of Lies.” Details

World Affairs Council of Tennessee hosts Tian Deyou, Economic and Commercial Minister Counselor of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the United States, for “The U.S.-Chinese Business Relationship.” Details

World Affairs Council of Atlanta hosts Carrie Lee, Assistant Professor of Security Studies at the U.S. Air War College, for “The Interplay of Domestic Politics and Military Operations.” Details

World Affairs Council of New Hampshire hosts Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council, for "Trump, Iran, and the Risk of War." Details

World Affairs Council-DC hosts Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the U.S., for a special discussion. Details

Santa Fe Council on International Relations hosts a panel of experts for “The Future of the Koreas.” Details



 

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