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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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June 17, 1991: South Africa Repeals Apartheid Law
The South African government abolishes racial segregation legislation, effectively ending Apartheid. The legislation required all individuals to be registered by race and to hold a racial identification card.

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While the Bering Strait is mostly used as a route for Arctic transportation and trade, sometimes there is other traffic drifting across the channel...

Join us in April for a discussion on the Bering Strait, Alaska, and Arctic Resources!

International Women’s Day panel. Women at the Helm of Alaska’s Future. #balanceforbetter @beartooth_ak AKWorld photo

Tonight’s presentation on @notmylifefilm and a panel discussion on how human trafficking affects Alaska @49thStateBrew AKWorld photo

Full house @49thStateBrew for Erin Ennis’ presentation on “US-China Trade Conflicts & Why it Matters for Alaska.” AKWorld photo

Thanks to our panelists for speaking about what we’ve learned in relation to Japan, AK fisheries, Arctic, and the EU in the past 60 years AKWorld photo

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