REGISTER NOW!   Thursday, March 1st, 2017   “The New Diplomacy: 21st Century Challenges in Foreign Policy”   Ambassador Cameron Munter President & CEO of East West Institute Former US Ambassador to Serbia & Pakistan   In the 21st century, many problems defy simple state to state solutions.  For example, what do we do about the ongoing refugee crisis, climate change, and cyber-security? Cyber-security for example, is the ultimate trans-national […]

World Affairs Council of Orange County Invites you to participate in our 11th Annual Academic WorldQuest in honor of Mr. Bruce Hallenbeck, generous sponsor and benefactor of students   March 3rd, 2018   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 […]

SAVE THE DATE   Wednesday, March 28th, 2018   “Yemen: The War the World Ignores At Its Peril”   Ambassador Stephen Seche Former Ambassador to Yemen Executive Vice President of the Arab Gulf States Institute   What started as a Yemeni power struggle between competing domestic competitors, has morphed into a situation where Yeminis are the unfortunate pawns in a regional power-struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Even before war […]

SAVE THE DATE   Thursday, April 26th, 2018   “Independent Filmmaking in Contemporary China”   Professor Paul Pickowicz Distinguished Professor of History and Chinese Studies at the University of California, San Diego   Venue: TBD