World Affairs Council of Harrisburg


Role of International Organizations in a Global Pandemic Webinar

Tuesday, November 30 • 12-1 p.m. CT The Covid-19 pandemic has thrust the World Health Organization (WHO) into the limelight, for better and for worse. While some of the Trump administration’s criticism of the organization was unfair, the response to the early stages of the pandemic left many experts wanting more from the WHO. What is the …

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International Women’s Day Conference

Stories of Achievement and Struggle in a Time of Global Turmoil Click Here to View the Webinar Click Here to RSVP and view our promotional flier! THANKS TO HARRISBURG UNIVERSITY — MAJOR SPONSOR! Meet Our Panelists! AMBASSADOR ELENA POPTODOROVA Ambassador Elena Poptodorova currently serves as the Vice President of the Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO-Brussels) and …

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The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF HARRISBURG brings together medical experts  to answer your questions! WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VACCINE   Bring your questions to experts who will address concerns and  offer concrete answers about the COVID-19 vaccine.  Join Us Friday, Jan 29th at 5 p.m. Register in advance HERE:  EXPERT SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Confirmed speakers …


2019 Peacemaker in Our Midst Awards!

Announcing organizations and individuals in our region that have contributed to mutual understanding, conflict resolution and peacemaking. Purchase Tickets HERE for Symposium, including lunch: Peacemaker in Our Midst Awards – Local leaders honored for peacemaking Heeding God’s Call — for its efforts to remember victims of gun violence in Harrisburg. Project Peace —  A partnership of the …

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2019 International Peace Symposium

Special Appreciation to Dr. Richard Hughes Author – Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories that Give Us Meaning Special Appreciation to all Moderators and Panelists: Opening Panel – Dr. David Kenley – Moderator Threats of War: North Korea, Iran and other hotspots – Dr. Larry Goodson, U.S. Army War College Economic Inequalities and Peace: Dr. …

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Peace Symposium Honored 2018 PEACEMAKER IN OUR MIDST!

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg honors organizations and individuals that have served as peacemakers in our communities and around the world. The 2018 Peacemaker in Our Midst awards will be presented at the International Peace Symposium  from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 2018, in the Susquehanna Room of Elizabethtown College. PURCHASE TICKETS …

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2018 International Peace Symposium!

Thanks to Elizabethtown College and The Center for  Global Understanding and Peacemaking for hosting: STARING DOWN DISASTER: NEW PARADIGMS FOR PEACEMAKING 10-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 And Special Thanks to our Speakers: OPENING KEYNOTE — UPDATE ON NORTH KOREA —  IS IT REALLY PEACE?  Congressman Donald Manzullo Retiring President and Chief Executive Officer of …

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2017 Peacemaker Awards

2017  PEACEMAKER IN OUR MIDST Honorees! Neighborhood Dispute Settlement – Jacob Kanagy Pine Street Presbyterian Church  Joyce Bylander – Dickinson College Dr. Rukhsana Rahman Athar Rafiq  Ann Marie Judson  Samia Malik Dr. Kurt DeGoede, Elizabethtown College

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