Year: 2016

2018 ACADEMIC WORLQUEST IS SATURDAY, MARCH 17!

LOCAL COMPETITION – 8:30 A.M. – NOON, SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2018 ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE The Carlos and Malú Alvarez 2018 Academic WorldQuest National Competition The Carlos and Malú Alvarez Academic WorldQuest National Competition honors the tremendous dedication and philanthropic support of WACA National Board member Carlos Alvarez and his wife to our flagship program and the Academic …

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WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE WORLD?

TRUMP WINS: WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE WORLD? Thanks to all who participated in the Post Election Forum – What’s Next for the World.  See video of forum HERE Now that Donald Trump has been elected the new U.S. President, what will happen to the world? Thanks to Harrisburg Academy for hosting this important discussion.  Stay tuned for …

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Thanks to Sean Meyer: Final Great Decision-Nuclear Security!

Thanks to Speaker Sean Meyer for Final 2017 Great Decisions at Fredricksen Library! 1 p.m. May 15, 2017 – Nuclear Security! Sean Meyer, Manager, Global Security Program, Union of Concerned Scientists The nuclear status quo is changing. Nine nations are declared nuclear powers—and non-state actors are upending cold war era strategy. How can leaders stop countries …

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PEACE CLUBS FORMING FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg is seeking high school students and teachers interested in forming Peace Clubs in their schools or in joining the Council’s Peace Club.   The program was created by the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., to teach conflict resolution skills. Students who participate will receive Peacemaker certificates and be honored at the Council’s …

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Thanks to All for a Successful Global Warming Conference!

THANKS TO ALL PARTICIPANTS! 2016 ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE GLOBAL WARMING ALERT: FEELING THE HEAT! SPECIAL THANKS TO WIDENER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW AND TO LUNCHEON KEYNOTE: HIS EXCELLENCY  MAJID AL SUWAIDI Consul General United Arab Emirates Distinguished experts on global warming and the environment will include: THE COUNCIL THANKS OUR EXPERT SPEAKERS! DAVID BROWN – Scholar in Residence -Sustainability Ethics …

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