World Affairs Report
By World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
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The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh hosts authentic half-hour conversations on global issues, connecting Pittsburgh to the world through both local and international experts.
||CleanDiscover Qatar||Angélica talks with Mr. Charles Stout, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council, about his recent trip to Qatar. Mr. Stout was selected from a competitive process to participate in a WACA Leadership Mission to Qatar in Oct||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVisiting Pittsburgh on an Entrepreneurial Exchange: Observations from Latin America||This week, Anna interviews three Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) fellows about their experience in Pittsburgh and what it’s like being an entrepreneur in Latin America. Their biographies are below along with links to more information||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearn About The Hub + Spoke Event on November 17||Angelica speaks with Nathan Darity and Sara Noel from the Global Switchboard about their upcoming second annual Hub + Spoke event. Guests will hear and interact with stories that demonstrate the impact that organizations in The Global Switchboard’s ne||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChina & Latin America – A New Partnership?||In this episode, Angelica and Dr. Cynthia Watson from the National War College discuss the increasing presence of China in Latin American economics and politics.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBenefits and Challenges of the US-Pakistan Relationship: A Conversation with a Career Diplomat||David Ranz, a diplomat for over 25 years, joins us to discuss his career and his current job as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. He walks us through the history of US-Pakistan relations from pre-Cold Wa||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSave the Children of Rohingya||More than a million Rohingya people have fled their homes in Myanmar to escape ethnic and religious persecution. Jesse Hartness from Save the Children joins the podcast to discuss the Rohingya Crisis and the ways in which Save the Children is working to||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUS Foreign Policy Towards a Tumultuous Middle East||Angélica Ocampo speaks with Professor Ross Harrison on the current state of US Foreign Policy towards the Middle East. In this episode they discuss the history of the Cold War and its effects on the region, the global ramifications of crises in the Mid||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Global Crisis of Displaced Persons & Refugees: A Conversation with Save The Children||There were 68.5 displaced persons throughout the world at the end of 2017; of those, refugees account for 25.4 million. Carolyn Miles from Save The Children joins us to share insights from her recent trip to South Sudan and Somalia and to discuss Save||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAll for All Summit – An Immigrant Inclusion Event On September 13||On September 13, join All for All for a day-long, interactive gathering on the role of immigrants in entrepreneurship and the local economy, as well as the intersection of immigrant inclusion with local politics, the arts, and more.||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPittsburgh International Festival of Firsts||Angelica interviews Scott Shiller and Karla Boos about the upcoming Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts.||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|