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What is the Alaska World Affairs Council?

The Alaska World Affairs Council is a focused educational organization dedicated to stimulating interest in world affairs and inspiring its members to be involved in world events. The council was founded in 1958 by the late Evangeline Atwood with the conviction that better community education in world affairs is necessary for sound democratic citizenship.

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Alaska World Affairs Council

The Alaska World Affairs Council is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, non-partisan organization which is membership-based and is one of approximately 90 members of the World Affairs Councils of America in Washington, DC.
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilThursday, August 25th, 2016 at 2:30pm
Loved today's discussion with Admiral Papp and wondering when the next AKWorld program is? Wonder no longer!

Join us Friday, September 9th for, what promises to be, a FASCINATING conversation with former CIA spy, Ambassador Henry Crumpton. Save the date with the Facebook event, invite your friends, and go to www.alaskaworldaffairs.org to secure your space.

***There will also be a VIP reception with the Ambassador for Silver+ members or others for a fee, contact Ioana at rsvp@alaskaworldaffairs.org for info.***
Alaska World Affairs Council
Alaska World Affairs CouncilThursday, August 25th, 2016 at 9:45am
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilTuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at 6:30pm
From Seward, Alaska to New York City, New York, the Crystal Serenity cruise is on a 32 day journey through the Arctic. What does this mean for the region? For residents of the region? For commercial opportunity? For environmental impacts? For security?

The Arctic region presents many questions in conjunction with its many opportunities. Join us noon on Thursday to learn more about "The Arctic in Action," from US Special Representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp, Jr. Online registration closes TODAY at 2:00pm.
http://www.alaskaworldaffairs.org/events/arctic-update-admiral-papp/
Alaska World Affairs Council
Alaska World Affairs CouncilMonday, August 22nd, 2016 at 9:00am
The Arctic region is very important to Alaska and, increasingly, the US. Watch this quick 5 minute video for an intro to the Arctic Council and impacts of the US leadership of the Council since 2015.

For a more in-depth perspective on the latest in Arctic action, join us Thursday, August 25th, noon at the Hilton for an update from Admiral Papp. Online registration is strongly encouraged and closes tomorrow, Tuesday, at 2:00pm.
http://www.alaskaworldaffairs.org/events/arctic-update-admiral-papp/
Alaska World Affairs Council
Charting the Arctic: Security, Economic, and Resource Opportunities
Special Representative for the Arctic Admiral Robert Papp, Jr. testifies at the House Foreign Affairs Joint Subcommittee hearing (Subcommittee on Europe, Eur...
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Alaska World Affairs Council
Alaska World Affairs CouncilFriday, August 19th, 2016 at 12:30pm
"...the current Department of State special representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp, argued earlier this year that the U.S. might even require eight icebreakers."

Curious about the status of ice breakers and Arctic progress? Read this quick article on the Russia-US ice breaker count and register to join us next Thursday, for an Arctic update from Admiral Papp. Online registration closes Tuesday at 2:00pm. http://www.alaskaworldaffairs.org/events/arctic-update-admiral-papp/

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Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 10:42am
Where would we be if there were no @ArcticCouncil? @USArctic Admiral Papp challenges us to think about it. #Arctic #peace #stability
Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 10:39am
Admiral Papp of @USArctic highlighting the Our Arctic Nation blog -- Check it out https://t.co/Q7obfFEvBj https://t.co/a5ABlL63jk AKWorld photo
Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 1:14pm
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Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 11:01am
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