The World Affairs Council of St. Louis connects the citizens of the region with the world. The Council's mission is to promote understanding, engagement, relationships, and leadership in world affairs. We accomplish this mission through a variety of programs that are offered throughout the year thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and members.
We provide a global outlook to members of the St. Louis community.
The Fall of the Arab Spring and the Rise of ISIS
Mr. Brent Shapiro and Mr. Mahir Zeynalov will discuss the effects of the Arab Spring and the resulting rise of the self-styled Islamic State.
The World Affairs Council, in partnership with University of Missouri - St. Louis International Studies and Programs, is once again hosting this years series of the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions speaker sessions, and we’d like you to check them out! The issues highlighted in each session are selected at the beginning of the year by the Foreign Policy Association based on the most critical global challenges to United States foreign policy.
His Excellency Jose L. Cuisia, Jr.
Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the United States of America
H.E. Jose Lampe Cuisia, Jr. will share his insights on the nation's foreign policy priorities, including the US-Philippines relationship.
Kissinger and Cyprus: A Study in Lawlessness:
Featuring Mr. Gene Rossides, Former Asst. Secretary of the U.S. Treasury
The American Hellenic Institute Foundation (AHIF) is pleased to announce its newest publication, Kissinger & Cyprus: A Study in Lawlessness by Gene Rossides.
Register your team for the 13th Annual High School Worldquest Competition!
A Portrait of Turkey: A Special Event for WorldQuest Team Advisers
The Shaping of Ireland's Foreign Policy
The Honorable Aidan Cronin, Consul General of Ireland to the Midwest, will share his insights on the nation’s foreign policy priorities, including the Ireland-US relationship, from both a political and an economic perspective.