Featured Events

WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Dirk Wouters (June 13, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on June 13th as we host H.E. Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of Belgium to the U.S. as he shares his insight on U.S.-Belgium relations under the new U.S. administration.

WACC Voyagers Club with Dr. Cindy Combs (May 25, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on May 25th for a Voyagers Club "fireside" chat with Dr. Cindy Combs. She will share her perspective on the issues occurring in the Koreas and the South Sea Island region as well as her insights on arising and ongoing global security threats.

2017 World Citizen Award Dinner (May 2, 2017)

The World Affairs Council of Charlotte will honor Dr. Tony Zeiss, President of Central Piedmont Community College (1992-2016) as the 2017 World Citizen Award recipient. Since 1990, the WACC has annually presented the World Citizen Award to prominent citizens (and organizations) who have enhanced our community's standing in the world their accomplishments of international significance and contributions to the city, this region and our international community.

SOLD OUT TMS: Adventures in Dining: Lebanese Cuisine (April 26, 2017)

Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the WACC Charlotte) for an excursion to Kebab Je to enjoy authentic Lebanese cuisine in the company of internationally-minded young professionals. We will learn about Lebanese dishes and culture from the owners while enjoying a delicious family-style meal of assorted traditional dishes.

WACC CEO Series with Luke Kissam, Albemarle (April 20, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on April 20th to hear from Luke Kissam, Chairman, President and CEO of Albemarle. The company recently relocated its world headquarters to Charlotte from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Albemarle is a $10 billion global specialty chemicals company, servicing customers in more than 100 countries.

WACC Private Dinner with H.E. Ligia Fonseca (March 30, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Thursday, March 30th for a Private Dinner and small group conversation with H.E. Ligia Fonseca, First Lady of Cape Verde.

WACC Speaker Series (March 8, 2017)

Join us at the Charlotte City Club on March 8th with Dr. Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of East Asian Politics, Chair of Chinese Studies and Assistant Dean for Educational Policy, Davidson College, as she shares her perspective about the current state of affairs between the U.S. and China and the challenges and complexities that lie ahead for the new administration in Asia.

WACC CEO Series (February 22, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte for a WACC CEO Series luncheon hosting Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America. Moynihan on February 22. As the leader of one of the world’s largest financial services firms, Moynihan will share his thoughts on the global economy and the work Bank of America does to drive responsible growth in the U.S. and around the world.

Partner Program: Czech Film Screening (November 30, 2016)

Join The World Affairs Council of Charlotte , the Magellan Society, the Charlotte International Rotary, and Charlotte Country Day School for a free Czech Film Screening hosted by Petr Vasicko, Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic to North and South Carolina, and Zdenek Beranek, Deputy Chief of Mission to the Embassy of the Czech Republic.

WACC Global Energy Series Tim Fairchild, Director of Global Energy Practice, SAS (June 2, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and E4 Carolinas on Thursday, June 2nd, as we host Tim Fairchild, Director of Global Energy Practice at SAS. He will share his insights into global and national trends changing the energy sector and analytics. With years of experience in the technology industry, Tim Fairchild's expertise ensures that the SAS uses the collective power of industry, government, and academia to bring the most innovative solutions to the global market.