World Affairs Council of Orange County Invites you to participate in our 10th Annual Academic WorldQuest March 4th, 2017 Register Your OC High School Team Today! Academic WorldQuest is a team competition, held among Orange County high school students, testing students’ knowledge of global affairs. This year the local winning team from Orange County will have the opportunity to participate in the National Academic WorldQuest in Washington DC on April […]

SAVE THE DATE {Wednesday, March 1st, 2017} “Where Obama Was & Where Trump Is Going in the Middle East, with Russia, Iran & Syria” with Michael Doran Senior Director for the National Security Council under President George W. Bush                                    Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute Certainly with the new Trump Administration, US policy in […]

Save the Date { Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 } “The Russian Threat to the US and the Democracies Around the World” Congressman Adam Schiff represents California’s 28th Congressional District, and throughout his tenure in Congress, he has focused on growing the economy, bolstering national security, strengthening our communities, helping small businesses and improving education, safety and healthcare for our children. In his eighth term in the House of Representatives, Schiff […]

SAVE THE DATE : Wednesday January 25th, 2017 “Muslim Reform Movement: Is This Necessary and Why?” Panel Discussion  with Salam Al-Marayati &  Zuhdi Jasser, M.D. The primary issue that confronts the Muslim community both here in the US and other Western Countries is the possible reconciliation and integration of Islamic teachings with Western Liberal Democratic Values. Does Islam need to be reformed from the teachings at some of the Islamic […]

  Network of Iranian-American Professionals of Orange County January Special Event Dedicated To the memory of our beloved Dr. Esmael Adibi 2017 Economic Forecast U.S., California & Orange County Economic Forecast by: Dr. James L. Doti President Emeritus and Donald Bren Distinguished Chair of Business and Economics Chapman University Thursday, January 19, 2017, 6pm-9pm Hotel Irvine – 17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA Admission & Dinner: NIPOC & SBG Members: $80 […]

Save the Date: January 12, 2017 Dean C. Alexander is Director, Homeland Security Research Program and Professor, Homeland Security at the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illinois University. Prof. Alexander’s teaching, research, and speaking activities encompass terrorism, security, and legal issues. He has lectured in ten countries, including to law enforcement and military officials at North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), U.S. State Department, fusion centers, as […]

SAVE THE DATE : {Wednesday January 11th, 2017}   *Premium Members Only Event*   Luncheon with Kurdish Representative to the United States Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman                                       “The Rising Voice of the Kurds” Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman is the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Representative to the United States of America. Key to her […]

SAVE THE DATE!                                                                                 Wednesday December 14th, 2016  1st Annual Sir Eldon Griffiths “Around the World Discussion in 60 Minutes or Less” Special Performance by: Mr. Cesar Sanchez, a renowned opera […]

Save the Date { Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 } Luncheon – Tom Nazario: “Global Poverty: What Everybody Should Know”   Thomas A. Nazario grew up in New York City and completed his undergraduate degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and went on to complete a graduate degree from the City University of New York and New York University. Upon graduation from law school at the University of San […]

Save the Date: {Thursday November 3rd, 2016} House of Saud-Conversation with His Royal Highness Turki Al Faisal In addition to being a member of the Saudi Arabia royal family, Prince Turki is one of the founders of the King Faisal Foundation which has heavily invested in education and numerous other philanthropic projects around the world. Price Turki also serves as chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies which […]