The World Affairs Council of Las Vegas is a non-profit (501c3) non-partisan member organization of the World Affairs Councils of America and Global Ties US. We are one of over 100 grassroots organizations across 40 states and the District of Columbia dedicated to engaging and educating Americans on international affairs and foreign policy and promoting foreign exchanges.
Our mission of "enhancing global understanding" focuses on the development and execution of programs that benefit education, business, and government within Southern Nevada. We maintain an open membership policy and strive to find opportunities for anyone that wishes to volunteer. Click here to learn how we offer opportunities for you and the community!
January 28, 2015
Not My Life
January is the official Human Trafficking month. WACLV continues to shine a light on this issue through the Not My Life campaign. Join us for an event featuring prominent speakers and panel discussion on the Sex Trade aspect of Human Trafficking.
January 28, 2015
The Annual Meeting for the World Affairs Council of Las Vegas will also take placed at the Spanish Trails Country Club at 6 PM. The Board of Directors will be selected at the Annual Meeting. All members are encouraged to attend and participate.
The Annual Meeting is Free, however, registration and payment are required for the Not My Life event.
February 18, 2015
Global Energy in the Current Geopolitical Context
Join us for a panel discussion on the profound and varied impact of the sudden and dramatic fall in global oil prices since July 2014 on the economies and politics of many countries. Panelists will focus on the likely impact these events may have in the future.
Click here for student/teacher educational opportunities
Academic WorldQuest 2014-2015
Regional Competition: February 7, 2015
REGISTER Teams by December 20, 2014
National Competition: April 25, 2015 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
The Global Competence Certificate: Transforming Teaching for the 21st Century
Click Here for more information from the Asia Society announcing their Global Competence Certificate online program for in-service educators.
Applications are being accepted until
December 12, 2014
AATG German Summer Study Program!
High school students spend 3 weeks in Germany improving their language proficiency and living and breathing German culture. They attend classes at the local Gymnasium, live with a German family, and take part in exciting excursions.
Students can apply now. The deadline for application is April 15. Find full program details and application materials at www.aatg.org. Contact Program Coordinator April Hemphill, email@example.com, if you have any questions. Need-based scholarships are available!
You can host a US State Department foreign exchange student or professional for a few weeks or for a full academic year. The World Affairs Council of Las Vegas has teamed up with AFS to increase exchange program opportunities for the Las Vegas community.
Click here to learn more on how you can host an exchange student and make a new friend for life!
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In The News.....
Dr. Paul Jabber, WACLV Board Member, on NBC affiliate channel, News 3.
Click Here to see Dr. Jabber's interview on the current state of terrorist threats and ISIS. The interview begins at minute 24:00 .
Matthew McNeelege, WACLV Director of International Visitors Program Recognized
Click Here to read about Matthew and WACLV.
WACLV in the RJ
Click Here to read about the EU in the US Conference.
Click Here to read about WACLV's nationally recognized U.S. State Department International Visitors Program.