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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 CouncilSunday, July 15th, 2018 at 2:00pm
Did you know that students and active duty military receive complimentary admission to "Europe of the Future: Czech View" thanks to the sponsorship of BP and USO Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson - JBER! All you need to do is register online in advance and present your ID at check-in.

We hope to see you there!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilSunday, July 15th, 2018 at 1:09pm
Every little bit helps us reach more people with our world-class programs and your shopping can make a difference. Amazon.com donates to Alaska World Affairs Council when you shop Prime Day deals at Amazon Smile.

Amazon Smile has the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on Amazon Smile, they will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice!

Prime Day is almost here, deals start, tomorrow, July 16, 3pm ET and run through July 17!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilSunday, July 15th, 2018 at 9:58am
Seats for our coffee conversation with Pakistani journalist Tarhub Asghar are filling up fast! Become a member today and register online to attend this unique event!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilFriday, July 13th, 2018 at 9:55am
We are excited to share this seasons upcoming programs with you, new and engaging speakers are on the way! Stay tuned during late July as we begin posting our newest programs!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilThursday, July 12th, 2018 at 1:00pm
Our annual appreciation BBQ at AKWorld President, Lise Falskow's home was a smashing success. This annual event recognizes the year-round work of our amazing board members, volunteers, supporters, local speakers, and staff in making it possible to educate Alaskans about the world.

Want to join us next year? Contact us at (907)278-8038 or info@alaskaworldaffairs.org
Alaska World Affairs Council
Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 6:39pm
AKWorld President & CEO, Lise Falskow sat down with our July 19th Members' Coffee speaker, Pakistani Journalist Tarhub Asghar, and Maria Athens of Your Alaska Link (Coastal Television) for an interview about our upcoming programs and our 60th anniversary.

Check-out the interview below and visit our website to sign-up for the Members' Coffee on July 19th. (https://goo.gl/27BDCz)

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 4:22pm
“The Middle East is not homogeneous, it is very diverse culturally from region to region” -John Moore #engagetheworld
Friday, March 30th, 2018 at 10:40am
“The US is going to need to draw more red lines with Russia. I do not see this as a bad thing, rather a deterrent” @steven_pifer #backtocold