- World Affairs Council of Seattle
The World Affairs Council of Seattle is a non-profit, non-partisan international affairs organization based in
Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1951, it is one of four World Affairs Councils in WashingtonState and a member of the World Affairs Councils of America. Ian Moncaster, president and CEO since 2001, joined the Council in the middle of a career working with CARE and the Canadian government.
The Council presents over 140 programs annually, with leaders in politics, business, academics, and the arts. These events consist of lectures, discussion fora, and symposia aimed at implicating the greater
Puget Soundarea into discussion and dialogue on issues of critical international importance.
In addition to bringing speakers closer to the Seattle public, the World Affairs Council of Seattle runs an International Visitors Program which develops programs for emerging leaders from foreign countries selected by the
United States Department of State.
The Seattle World Affairs Council also conducts a program aimed at educators called Global Classroom which develops more than 20 programs annually for teachers to better incorporate international understanding into the classrooms of high schools and junior highs throughout the
Pacific Northwestregion. [ [http://www.world-affairs.org/aboutus "World Affairs Council"] , world-affairs.org, 10 March 2007]
Notable speakers at World Affairs Council events include:
*Prince Turki Al Faisal
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
World Affairs Council — may refer to:* World Affairs Councils of America, a non profit, non partisan umbrella organization for world affairs councils throughout the United States * World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, a non profit, non partisan international… … Wikipedia
World Affairs Councils of America — The World Affairs Councils of America (sometimes referred to as WACA) is a nonprofit, non partisan international affairs organization in the United States. Its 535,000 members and participants belong to 90 councils in 39 states, plus the District … Wikipedia
Seattle — This article is about the city. For other uses, see Seattle (disambiguation). Seattle City City of Seattle … Wikipedia
Council for the National Interest — at June 2007 rally. The Council for the National Interest ( CNI ) is a 501(c) organization in the United States advocating a new direction for U.S. Middle East policy. With its sister organization the Council for the National Interest Foundation… … Wikipedia
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities — Abbreviation CCCU Formation 1976 Type INGO … Wikipedia
Arts in Seattle — Seattle, although a relatively new city, is a significant center for the performing arts. The century old Seattle Symphony Orchestra is among the world s most recorded orchestras. [http://www.seattlesymphony.org/symphony/meet/recordings/… … Wikipedia
Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… … Universalium
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (Seattle) — Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church is a church in Seattle, Washington. It is part of the Greek Orthodox metropolis or diocese of San Francisco, [ [http://www.saintdemetrios.com/ Home page of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church] . Accessed 25 … Wikipedia
Industrial Workers of the World — Infobox Union name= IWW country= International affiliation= members= 2,000/900 (2006) 100,000 (1923) full name= Industrial Workers of the World native name= founded= 1905 current= head= dissolved date= dissolved state= merged into= office=… … Wikipedia
Parents Television Council — Founder(s) L. Brent Bozell III Type Advocacy group Founded 1995 … Wikipedia