An Evening Reception with H.E. Arun Singh (April 8th, 2016) Ambassador of India to the United States Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and Wells Fargo for this exclusive opportunity to meet His Excellency Arun Singh, and and welcome him to Charlotte for an evening reception. Enjoy light refreshments as the Ambassador shares his insights into India-US relations and the significant progress that has been made in bilateral cooperation and international partnership between the two countries. Make your reservation now! Space is limited to the first 100 registrants!
H.E. Arun K. Singh, Ambassador of India to the United States: India and the US: A 21st Century Global Partnership Ambassador Arun Singh will join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on April 8th to share his perspectives about the significant progress that's been made in bilateral cooperation and international partnership between both India and the United States. President Obama has called India one of the "defining partnerships" of the 21st century, one which will be vital to U.S. strategic interests in Asia-Pacific and across the globe.
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on June 17th with U.S. Ambassador Mark Erwin who will share his perspectives on the renewed diplomatic ties between Cuba and the United States. In addition, he will address future opportunities for economic and cultural opportunities for the two nations while providing his assessment on the challenges that will arise as Cuba and the U.S. normalize relations. On April 11, 2015, Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro shook hands at the Summit of the Americas in Panama, marking the first meeting between a U.S. and Cuban head of state since the two countries cut their ties in 1961. This inaugural meeting came four months after the President announced that the U.S. would restore diplomatic ties with Cuba.
WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Peter Gandolovic, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the U.S. (May 21st, 2015)
WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Petr Gandalovic, Ambassador of the Czech Republic Ambassador Petr GandalovicJoin the World Affairs Council of Charlotte for an enlightening discussion with H.E. Petr Gandalovic, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the U.S. on May 21st, 2015.
On March 17th, President Obama welcomed Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland, Enda Kenny to the White House during his traditional St. Patrick's holiday visit to Washington, D.C. In his remarks at the White House, the Irish Prime Minister endorsed the comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which would solidify the economic relationship between America and Europe. Taoiseach Kenny further shared his views on the positive engagement with the U.S. in matters related to regional security, immigration and diplomacy. U.S. relations with Ireland are based on common ancestral ties and shared values that have provided unique opportunities for strong friendship and partnership between both countries.