Items Tagged with 'World Affairs Council of Western Michigan'


World Affairs Council producing fall speaker series

September 16, 2019
The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan has named the lineup for its fall speaker series. Read More

World Affairs Council presenting Great Decisions series

February 1, 2019
The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is kicking off a two-month speaker series on global issues. Read More

World Affairs Council welcoming Chinese ambassador

January 24, 2019
A nonprofit that’s dedicated to educating the region on “other countries and cultures” is producing its annual celebration downtown. Read More

World Affairs Council producing speaker series

January 25, 2018
A local nonprofit focused on global issues is hosting a speaker series. Read More

Street Talk: Political learning curve

Burst of energy.

September 1, 2017
West Michigan has an unusual connection to geopolitical maneuverings in the Asia-Pacific region, which will be in the spotlight when the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan hosts its 68th anniversary luncheon later this year. Read More

Expert: West Michigan ‘well-positioned’ in trade market

CEO of SafeSource Trading credits region’s diversity in advanced manufacturing, agriculture for good standing.

April 14, 2017
A Chinese expert believes much of the world is looking at trade all wrong, but West Michigan has a lot to gain. Read More

Change Ups: Anderson receives FPA Medal

October 7, 2016
Dixie Anderson, executive director of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan, received the Foreign Policy Association Medal at the Harvard Club of New York for demonstrating responsible internationalism and expanding public knowledge of international affairs. Read More

Street Talk: Pieces of a bigger pie

Pound-for-pound champ.

October 7, 2016
When a Chinese student comes to the United States and studies at a university, it’s an export for the American economy. Read More

Canadian diplomat relishes trade opportunities

May 13, 2016
With $1.4 million per minute crossing the U.S.-Canadian border, the relationship between the two countries is one of the largest trade partnerships in the world. Read More

Official holds out little hope for trade with Cuba

Cuban Congress this month will decide the direction of the nation’s economy.

April 1, 2016
According to Charles Shapiro, Cuba is atop a high dive with a decision to make. Read More