Connecting Harrisburg to the World

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg (WACH) is the hub for global learning and discussion in Central Pennsylvania.

Community Discourse Starts Here

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of significant contemporary international issues throughout Central Pennsylvania.

Current Programs

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg offers several program series throughout the year to keep you engaged on topical and interesting subjects. Click below to learn more.

Youth Council

A new opportunity for young people passionate about the world to get involved

Next Gen PA

Listen to our Youth Council podcast focused on Pennslvania

Travel Live Series

Can't travel? We've got you covered with our monthly virtual series at 5pm

Upcoming World Affairs Council of Harrisburg Events

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Recent Blog Posts

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2024 Torch Awards Ceremony

2024 Torch Awards Ceremony

Last night, the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg took over Harrisburg University with the 2024 Torch Awards Ceremony. This annual…

Hear Their Voices: Community Members Come Together to Discuss Discrimination in Our Schools

Hear Their Voices: Community Members Come Together to Discuss Discrimination in Our Schools

On May 19, 2024 members of the Central Dauphin community gathered at Linglestown Life to share stories and hear from…

Travel to Prague for Forum 2000

Travel to Prague for Forum 2000

Embark on a journey with the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg this October to Prague for Forum 2000. From October…