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!
Nov. 12, 2015
The Baltic States and the Geopolitics of U.S./N.A.T.O. Relations with Putin's Russia
To discuss the geopolitics of the Baltic countries and the evolving regional context, we are privileged to have as presenter Antanas Zabulis, Chairman of the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance and a senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Lithuania. More information about this event can be found on our Facebook page here.
To register for this event click below.
Nov. 12, 2015
Asian Cultural Day
For those interested in attending the Asian Cultural Day event being hosted by the Asian Cultural Alliance, the event information has been posted on our Facebook page.
Click here for student/teacher educational opportunities
Academic WorldQuest 2015-2016
Regional Competition: February 6, 2016 at Spring Valley High School, Las Vegas, NV.
National Competition: April 23, 2016 in Washington, DC.
The Global Competence Certificate: Transforming Teaching for the 21st Century
Applications are being accepted until December 13, 2015 for the Spring 2016 Cohort, which begins January 2016. Scholarships are available for participants applying for CEU credits who are not part of a district or school-sponsored group. For more information please visit: www.globalcompetencecertificate.org.
For information on the webinar sessions, go to http://globalcompetencecertificate.org/information-sessions/
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.
The scholarship application deadline is April 15, 2016. Click here for more details on the program, and click here for application instructions.
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 .
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.