March 27, 2018

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan (WACWM) is pleased to partner with the Kent District Library to present a series of programs titled “Cultivating Community through Civil Discourse” on three consecutive Tuesdays in April. The series will take place at the W...

March 23, 2018

Ambassador Mary Ann Peters (ret.), CEO of the Carter Center in Atlanta, talks about global health equity, ethics and eradication on March 26.

The diseases that afflict the poorest of the poor are often neglected by the global health community. Virtually no one in United...

March 16, 2018

With South Africa at a strategic political crossroads, Ms. Desiree Cormier, a former State Department diplomat, shares her perspective on this strategic U.S. partner.

Recession and unemployment. Accusations of corruption. Internal divisions and public frustrations. The...

March 8, 2018

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan (WACWM) continues its "Great Decisions" series on international issues and foreign policy on Monday, March 12 as it welcomes noted POLITICO editor and columnist Susan Glasser to speak on the topic "Putin, Russia and the New...

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