The Colorado Springs World Affairs Council holds regular speaker programs with renowned experts at the forefront of policy making and scholarship. Our regular events feature distinguished authors, international thought leaders, and policymakers with expertise and experience on the most pressing global issues. You will have the opportunity to get "behind the headlines" on important current issues in international affairs.…and an opportunity for you to engage with the experts directly. Below is our September schedule!
US-IRANIAN RELATIONS - AFTER THE ELECTION, WILL THERE BE WAR OR PEACE?
September 8, 2021
"The rise of Iranian ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi is the latest example of how the economic hardship imposed on civilian populations through sanctions tends to favor the very political entities the United States views as most problematic." ~ Trita ParsiOn June 18th, Iran elected new leaders. What does this mean for US/Iran relations?
NEVER AGAIN? THE PERPETUATION OF GLOBAL GENOCIDE
September 13, 2021
"Architects of evil and genocide still continue to practice their despicable trade and the world still reacts too passively, too late." ~ Coalition Against Global Genocide
After World War II, the cry "Never Again" referred to continuing efforts to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and ensure it is not repeated. Yet, in every decade and across the globe, there have been scores of genocides, many continuing to this day.
Join us for a dinner program with Roz Duman, Founder of the Coalition Against Global Genocide.
VIRTUAL GLOBAL SECURITY FORUM
September 28-October 2, 2021
In partnership with the Connecticut World Affairs Council, we offer you The Global Security Forum. This forum brings the world's top leadership directly to the citizenry. Generals, experts, policymakers, and foreign leaders convene in Connecticut, a center for national defense, to address the most critical global security issues of today and the opportunities of tomorrow.