Upcoming Events

  • 27th Annual Arab- U.S. Policymakers Conference - Since 1992, the National Council’s annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference has gathered internationally renowned specialists to analyze, discuss, and debate issues of over-arching importance to the American and Arab people’s needs, concerns, interests, and key foreign policy ... more

  • Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit - Hosted by Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF), the 10th anniversary Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center in Washington D.C. on the 5-6th of September 2018. Uniting humanitarian a... more

  • Leveraging Washington DC for the SME Community - Disruption is ubiquitous- populism and technology are changing the interplay between industry and government, creating unforeseen ramifications for globally minded businesses. How has this altered the opportunity horizon for American SME’s and what are the implications forbusi... more

  • H.E. Andris Teikmanis, Ambassador of Latvia - Please join the World Affairs Council-Washington, DC as they host His Excellency Andris Teikmanis, Ambassador of Latvia to the United States. Ambassador Teikmanis will address domestic and regional successes and challenges, bi-lateral relations with the United States, and spea... more

  • Annual WITA Awards Dinner— Reception only - WITA’s Annual Awards Dinner, held each summer, is the premier event on the Washington, D.C. international trade calendar. Also known as the “Trade Prom”, WITA’s Annual Dinner attracts hundreds of top decision makers, policy makers, and trade experts from D.C. and around the wo... more

Past Events

  • Foreign Policy Panel: Games that Unite - When Korea beat Germany on June 27th, sending Mexico into the knockout rounds of the World Cup, Mexican fans around the world professed their newfound goodwill towards Korea. Does this affinity transfer to better relations between the countries?Sports can be used as a tool in ... more

  • H.E. Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland - Please join the World Affairs Council-Washington, DC as they host His Excellency Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States. Ambassador Mulhall will address the U.S. – Ireland bi-lateral relationship, the impact of Brexit on Ireland, and his country’s relations... more

  • Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) - ATIGS is a prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition designed to promote and facilitate international trade between Americas, Asia, Caribbean, EU, UAE, with Africa, facilitate foreign direct investment in Africa and, provide a platform for businesses to expand in... more

  • Two Big Trade Issues, One Big Event: NAFTA & China - No trade issues are bigger for American workers, consumers and firms than the future of trade in North America and U.S. trade relations with China. Modernizing our trade agreement with our NAFTA partners and solving some of the thorny issues in the U.S. - China trade and econo... more

  • His Excellency German Hugo Rojas Irigoyen - Join the Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for our next International Speakers Forum featuring The Ambassador of the Republic of Paraguay to the United States of America, His Excellency German Hugo Ro... more