Fighting for Democracy in Russia
- Mar 11, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
- Special Engagement
- Sponsors, Ambassador's Circle, Benefactor
Dissent in Putin’s Russia
- Mar 12, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
- Global Issues Evening
Rawi E. Abdelal
Globalization vs. Nationalism
- Apr 2, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
- Global Business Luncheon
James Fallows and Deborah Fallows, Ph.D.
A Conversation with James and Deborah Fallows
- Apr 8, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
- Special Engagement
- Sponsors, Ambassador's Circle
Become a Member of the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville
What is the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville
The Council, formed in 1985 as the National Interest Forum, joined the World Affairs Councils of America in 1995. The World Affairs Councils of America is a nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues. With more than 90 councils across 40 states reaching more than half a million people a year, it is the largest organization of its kind in the U.S.
The Council has grown from a small organization sponsoring a modest speaker program, held in members’ homes, to reaching thousands of individuals every year through an acclaimed speaker series, educational programming, special events and an expanding network of young professionals.
January 09, 2019 International leaders say what it takes to sell JacksonvilleAs businesses look for sites to expand or relocate operations, they consider a number of common factors in every city, including the available workforce, real estate and possible financial incentives.
October 19, 2018 Professor: Protectionism Can Be a PositiveThe pros and cons of protectionism in U.S. trade policy are a hot topic now in Washington, D.C., but it’s an issue with a long and complicated history, Walter Russell Mead said Tuesday.
May 11, 2018 Fed president: Businesses concerned about a trade warThe U.S. economy appears to be on track, with employment and inflation meeting the objectives of policymakers, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic said Wednesday. However, business people are telling him they are concerned about uncertain trade policies, Bostic said during a luncheon talk to the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville at the River Club Downtown.