World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

31 Mar 2016

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Beyond the Nuclear Deal: What is the Future of U.S.-Iran Relations?

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
The Rivers Club, 301 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Luncheon Discussion

Alireza Nader
Senior International Policy Analyst
RAND Corporation

Contact: 
Call 412-281-7970 or welcome@worldpittsburgh.org

10 Feb 2016

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Panel Discussion: Understanding Islam - Voices from Pittsburgh

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and WESA

World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh - Panel Discussion

Understanding Islam: Voices from Pittsburgh

Safdar Khwaja, Chapter President, Council on American-Islamic Relations

Wasi Mohamed, Executive Director, Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Moderated by Paul Guggenheimer, Host of Essential Pittsburgh, 90.5 WESA

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.

Community Broadcast Center, 67 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Contact: 
welcome@worldpittsburgh.org

Making Sense of Syria: ISIS, Russia, and What Comes Next

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:45pm
The Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Global Engagement and Leadership Luncheon on the occasion of the 84th Annual Meeting
John T. Ryan Memorial Lecture

Dr. Colin P. Clarke, Associate Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

As Syria continues to be shattered by its civil war, the U.S. and Russia are at odds about the best strategy to stabilize this nation. Neighboring states are sharing the brunt of the ongoing crisis and there is the need to reach negotiations quickly.

Contact: 
412-281-7970 or email welcome@worldpittsburgh.org.

22 Jan 2015

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The Story of an Afghan Family: Survival in a Country Crippled by Civil War

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Rivers Club, One Oxford Center, 301 Grant St., Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Qais Akbar Omar
Author of A Fort of Nine Towers and Goodwill Envoy for the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women

Contact: 
Call 412-281-7970 or email welcome@worldpittsburgh.org

09 Sep 2014

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Engaging Iran: A New Way Forward?

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Point Park University, Lawrence Hall Ballroom, Third Floor, 212 Wood St., Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Dr. Jessica Tuchman Mathews
President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Amb. Thomas R. Pickering
Former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs
Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia

Contact: 
Call 412-281-7970 or email welcome@worldpittsburgh.org.

Lessons from Afghanistan: The Future of Special Operations Forces

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Rivers Club, 301 Grant Street
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Once primarily the subject of video games and popular novels, Special Forces have once again captured America’s attention. In the wake of Operation Neptune Spear, a mission that killed al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, the now famous Seal Team Six is one facet of the growing curiosity about what these advanced and highly skilled units do on a daily basis.

Contact: 
412-281-7970

Understanding Modern Day Slavery: Pittsburgh’s Role in Finding a Solution

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh, and Bricolage Production Company

Join us on March 19 for a salon screening of the documentary Not My Life and a discussion that builds on the topics of human trafficking and forced labor, among other related crimes, and the work being done on the local level to address these issues. Who is being exploited? What are the signs? What can you do to help?

Contact: 
412-281-7970

01 Nov 2013

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Does Syria Matter? Policy Discussion and Luncheon

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 12:00pm
Duquesne Club
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will be hosting the lecture "Does Syria Matter? Policy Discussion and Luncheon" on Friday, November 1 from 12:00 pm-1:45 pm at the Duquesne Club at 325 Sixth Ave in Pittsburgh, PA. Michael Doran, a Roger Hertog Senior Fellow will be speaking. Political dissent, general war fatigue, and an international coalition split on what course to take makes any involvement in Syria - either diplomatic or military - frought with untold consequences and ramifications. But to what degree does Syria actually matter? And, why is the Syrian Civil War an increasingly American issue? Join the World Affairs Council and a leading Middle East expert to discuss the complexities of the on-going Syrian conflict. More information can be found at www.worldpittsburgh.org

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