December 14, 2018

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan (WACWM) has been sponsoring the Great Decisions global discussion series since the mid-1950s, encouraging West Michigan residents, companies, schools and organizations to think deeply about international issues of importanc...

December 10, 2018

The Council partnered with the geography department of Grand Rapids Community College to present an interesting talk about the separatists referendums in New Caledonia, a collection of islands 750 miles east of Australia and under the rule of France since 1853.

Dr. Cade...

December 5, 2018

Kevin Patterson, assurance partner at BDO Grand Rapids, was elected to the World Affairs Council Board of Directors on November 28, 2018. Patterson will be taking the place of Paul Kozulis, who recently left to work at BDO’s Charlotte, N.C. headquarters. Prior to BDO,...

December 3, 2018

Migration, cyber-security, China and trade, and the fate of the State Department. The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan once again tackles some of the most important global issues facing our nation in its annual Great Decisions series, scheduled for February an...

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