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.
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.
The World Affairs Council of St. Louis (WAC-STL) and the Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF) have sponsored five area middle and high school teachers to visit Turkey on a Teacher Study Tour from July 13 to July 27, 2014.
On Thursday, June 19 we honored Shriners Hospitals for Children - Saint Louis. The International Humanitarian of the Year Award is presented annually to recognize individuals or organizations in the St. Louis Region that contributed the most to the solution of a global humanitarian crisis.
Israel's Strategic Challenges in the New Middle East
As part of an ever-changing region, Israel’s challenges, as well as their approach to meeting those challenges, must also rapidly evolve and develop. The Honorable Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, will share his insights on how such a geopolitically significant country is confronting such a tumultuous political environment. This event is open to the public.