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World Affairs Councils of America

WACA’s KNOW NOW conference call

When: Tuesday, July 16, at 2:00-2:30 pm ET

Speaker: Dr. Mehdi Noorbaksh

Topic: The State of U.S.-Iran Relations

Register now for WACA’s call event, featuring Dr. Mehdi Noorbaksh, Professor of International Affairs at Harrisburg University and Vice President of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg

Iran has resumed enrichment of uranium and the U.S. has blamed Iran for attacking an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman. Many worry current tensions could escalate, leading to a wider conflagration in the region. Join Dr. Noorbaksh and WAC Harrisburg President and CEO Joyce Davis as they discuss the current state of U.S.-Iran relations and the potential impact of increasing belligerence between the countries.

World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads

Upcoming events 

Saturday, September 21 , 2019

Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the United States of America

In partnership with the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce

October 28/29, 2019

Delegation from the South Korean embassy and Korean Economic Institute

For nearly three decades, the WACA National Conference has brought World Affairs Council leaders and members to engage with top government officials, diplomats, business executives, innovators, journalists, educators, and students on the most pressing global issues and policy choices that impact our lives.
By attending this year’s WACA Conference in Washington, DC, you will benefit from:

• ​Expert opinions, timely insights, and audience dialogue about the United States’ role in the world

• Access to extraordinary speakers, thought leaders, and ambassadors available for local Council programming 

• Bipartisan, diverse, and inclusive perspectives on the Administration’s “America First” philosophy

• Visits to think tanks and embassies, networking receptions, and dinners

• Professional development, leadership training, mentoring, and peer-to-peer networking