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Happy New Year, from the Executive Director

Greetings for an auspicious 2022, everyone! "As Helen Keller so aptly observed, "The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision." A quick look at CSWAC shows there's much good to build upon as its new Executive Director. Specifically, my goals for 2022 include the continuation of drawing from the rich experiences of our members...

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World Affairs Council Colleagues, The Colleagues program this evening, Wednesday, December 15, has been cancelled per the decision by Patty Jewett Golf Club. There are trees and power lines down and traffic lights are out which make for hazardous conditions. We want to air on the side of caution as well to ensure our members are safe. Accordingly, ...

Read all about it! New Executive Director welcomed, 2022 Great Decisions topics announced, overview of recent international visitor programs, and more! Read the 2021 December Newsletter here. Or, copy and paste the below link into your browser. https://mailchi.mp/csworldaffairs.org/colorado-springs-world-affairs-council-june-newsletter-5356322?fbcl...

Colorado Springs World Affairs Council COVID-19 Policy The health and safety of our members, staff, and guests remains a top priority for the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council. We look forward to welcoming attendees to our speaker series and member programs and groups and are monitoring and responding to the latest information and guidance at ...

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 The following are policies and procedures for event registration, payments, and guests approved by the Board of Directors of the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council. Guest Policy It is the policy of the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council to encourage the participation of guests and journalists. One way to encourage participation is to ...

 Julia Costin, has been recognized as "Top 100 Romanians Everywhere" for her contribution to education as well as the initiatives she leads to strengthen bilateral ties between Romania and the US. Julia is a great advocate of citizen diplomacy, and she successfully led negotiations between Romania and the US to establish Fort Lauderdale, the s...

Transparency and Accountability in Government - Angola, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Principe  Our cultural moment holds the tension and weight of transparency and accountability in governing bodies. We have heard the cries and felt the quakes of our nation over injustices in our governmental systems. This project highlight...

Today we heard from General Harry Raduege about Cybersecurity and the threat we face in almost every facet of our daily lives. We even learned the term "Cyber Hygiene"! Our programs are carefully planned and are rich in knowledge, passion, and intellect.

World Food Day 2021 is being observed a second time during the COVID-19 pandemic. From the disturbance of agri-food systems and a global economic recession to an increase in food insecurity and inequality, the pandemic has exposed the fragility of our societies, but it has also shown how people can come together towards a common goal. As a global c...