NKITA and World Affairs Council of Greater Cincinnati celebrate more inclusive rebranding

The Northern Kentucky International Trade Association (NKITA) announced a new partnership with the World Affairs Council of Greater Cincinnati at New Riff Distillery in Newport Thursday. The World Affairs Council also unveiled rebranding that will incorporate both sides of the Ohio River in its name. The organization will now be known as the World Affairs […]

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Mounting Tragedy for People Fleeing Myanmar

People of Mayanmar

When Rehana Begum, 20, fled Myanmar for Bangladesh she was heavily pregnant with twins, struggling for three days across mountains and spending two further days sleeping on the side of the road once she crossed the border. On the day she arrived at Unchiprang camp, an informal settlement for new arrivals, she gave birth to […]

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DACA DREAMS

Jin Kong is a guest research fellow with The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) for the next six months. This fellowship is sponsored by The Mission Continues. Through this fellowship, Kong is researching to gain a better understanding of the populist sentiment towards immigrants in the Cincinnati region. This is one blog of many on his research […]

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Last Month: New GCWAC Team, International Outreach, Blogs & more

Welcome to the GCWAC Team Ciarra Wooten, Education and Development Coordinator Ciarra joined the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) in a part-time position in September of 2017. In her current role as Education and Development Coordinator for GCWAC, she will be managing all education programs and expanding outreach and global education initiatives to local […]

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Missing migrants: Forensic experts from Asia-Pacific emphasize upon information-sharing

The ICRC hosted a full-day workshop on forensic work being done in the humanitarian context, during the recent Asia Pacific Medico Legal Agencies’ Association (APMLA) annual conference. Hosted by the Central Institute of Forensic Science that comes under the Thai Ministry of Justice, the conference was organized from 17 to 19 July 2017, in Chonburi […]

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The Future of Korea

Given the leadership role that the United States continues to play in the world, the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council brings experts to the region so that our community to gain deeper insights into foreign policy/affairs being discussed. In August, the council brought a panel of experts on a program of the World Affairs Councils […]

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Colombian visitors meet with Commissioner Humphrey, JFS managers

BATAVIA, Ohio – The Clermont County Department of Job and Family Services and Commissioner Ed Humphrey recently hosted a group of four specialists from Colombia who were participating in the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).  The topic of the July 14 meeting was “Enhancing Justice in Rural Communities.” The meeting, which was coordinated by the Greater Cincinnati […]

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Model Immigrant

Jin Kong is a guest research fellow with The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) for the next six months. This fellowship is sponsored by The Mission Continues. Through this fellowship, Kong is researching to gain a better understanding of the populist sentiment towards immigrants in the Cincinnati region. This is one blog of many on his research […]

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Let’s Talk Religion

Jin Kong is a guest research fellow with The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) for the next six months. This fellowship is sponsored by The Mission Continues. Through this fellowship, Kong is researching to gain a better understanding of the populist sentiment towards immigrants in the Cincinnati region. This is one blog of many on his research […]

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