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Oct. 26: WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the U.S.

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Thursday, Oct. 26th as we host H.E. Armando Varricchio, the Ambassador of the Italian Republic. He will share his insight on Italy-U.S. relations under the new U.S. administration and offer perspective on the future of the European Union. 

Oct. 19: WACC Speaker Series with Dean Alexander, Director, Homeland Security Research Program, Western Illinois University

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on October 19th as we host Professor Dean Alexander. Alexander will share his perspective on the evolution of ISIS and their actions outside the so-called caliphate and subsequent devastation of global peace and security.

Sept. 21: WACC Speaker Series with Dr. Bernard Weinstein, Associate Director, Maguire Energy Institute

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on September 21st as we host Dr. Bernard Weinstein. As a widely published and consulted energy economist, Dr. Weinstein will share his perspective on the greatest challenges facing the U.S. and world in terms of energy resources, renewable energy, and the latest technologies for reducing global emissions.

Upcoming Events

31aug11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Aung Lynn, Ambassador of MyanmarThe Future of U.S.-Myanmar Relations

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