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Mission:  We are a nonpartisan forum for education and engagement on world affairs.

Vision:  Understanding the world happens here.

Purpose:  To help prepare this and the next generation to be informed citizens of a global power and effective participants in a global marketplace.

Guiding Principle:  An informed and engaged citizenry must be the foundation for shaping policy in a free society. This is especially true in the domain of foreign policy, where global issues are increasingly complex and international relationships are increasingly interdependent.

Who We Are

Founded in 1979, the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council is a non-partisan, not-for-profit, educational organization.

The Council is a member of the World Affairs Councils of America (www.worldaffairscouncils.org), a national network of over 90 autonomous councils across the United States.

To learn more about the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council and its activities, please Call: 719-579-8443 or Email:  Info@csworldaffairs.org.

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The Colorado Springs Indy covers story of International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award recipient from Nicaragua.

Mar 24, 2020 · CSWAC hosted Ms. Coppens for four days. Her visit was part of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). After Coppens received her IWOC award in ... Read More

Message From Executive Director On COVID-19

Mar 14, 2020 · Dear Members and Friends, As our community joins the worldwide effort to combat the dangers of the COVID-19 virus, we at the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council are ... Read More

Colorado Springs World Affairs Council to Host 2020 International Women of Courage Award Recipient

Mar 6, 2020 · Colorado Springs, CO, March 6, 2020 – Colorado Springs World Affairs Councilwill host a recipient of the U.S. Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award on ... Read More

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Colorado Springs World Affairs Council Interview on Colorado Public Radio

Oct 10, 2019 · Turkey is waging an offensive in neighboring Syria. The target: Kurdish fighters. The Kurds played a central role in helping the United States take on ISIS. Still, Turkey's ... Read More

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