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WACC Speaker Series Panel on the Middle East (January 18, 2016)

A program of the World Affairs Councils of America supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Wednesday, January 18th as we host Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Dr. Jim Walsh for a panel discussion on the Middle East.

WACC Speaker Series with Detlev Ruenger, December 2, 2016

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte for a WACC Speaker Series luncheon hosting Detlev Ruenger, Consul General of Germany in Atlanta. The Consul General will share his insights on current foreign policy strategies in Germany, the ongoing refugee crisis and international security concerns, and U.S.-Germany bilateral relations.

WACC Speaker Series with Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense (2013-2015), December 1, 2016

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Thursday, December 1st as we host Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense (2013-2015). Having served at the highest levels of the Federal Government, in Congress and as Secretary of Defense, Secretary Hagel will share his perspectives on current and past US foreign policy, the direction of US involvement in international engagement, recent global developments, and issues of international security.

Upcoming Events

1dec11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense (2013-2015)

2dec11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Detlev Ruenger, Consul General of Germany in Atlanta

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