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!
Join us for a Rock Concert featuring Not My Life (to raise awareness of Human Trafficking). Details to follow.
SOUTHEAST ASIA & THE WORLD
PROMISING FUTURE -- CURRENT CHALLENGES
October 29-30, 2014
Join us for a one-day conference on an increasingly important region that, together with neighboring China, India and Japan, makes up the fastest growing segment of the global economy. The conference will be preceded by an evening artistic event on October 29th. Details to follow.
2014 National Conference
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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!
Create Your Own Program-
Volunteer for US State Department International Visitor Leadership Programs
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In The News.....
Matthew McNeelege, WACLV Director of International Visitors Program Recognized
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WACLV in the RJ
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Click Here to read about WACLV's nationally recognized U.S. State Department International Visitors Program.
Congratulations to Advanced Technologies Academy for its best
performance ever at the National Academic WorldQuest Competition on April 26, 2014.
World Affairs Council of Las Vegas is proud of ATECH's 11th place finish out a competitive roster of 46 participating high schools.
Winning team's students (L-R) Andrew Shepherd, Victor Del Valle-Cardenas, Nicholas Miller & Marcus Sandou flanked by their advisor Betsy Reed and teacher Joyce O'Day on the right and Elfie Manning, Director of Education/Board Member, WACLV on the left.