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 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.
The World Affairs Council of St. Louis will host a Community Connections group from Belarus March 19 through April 9, 2014. The World Affairs Council of St. Louis connects the citizens of the region with the world.
The World Affairs Council is hosting this years series of the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions 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. The program aims to present all sides of each issue in order to inform and educate the public.