“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” – Kofi Annan

At the World Affairs Council, that is what we strive to do: prepare driven, curious students to think critically about some of the world’s most pressing issues in anticipation that someday they will provide solutions. We are proud to engage with such globally-engaged and intelligent students from 30+ schools around Connecticut.

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From fair elections and human rights to cryptocurrency, CTWAC Model UN student delegates debate some of the world’s most critical global issues. To learn more about the program, watch the short clip below:


The mission of the Maps for All (M4A) Initiative is to promote a greater awareness of global issues and a greater understanding of the connections between an individual’s community and world. This will create an environment that reflects an appreciation of a community’s place in America and the world.


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The region's premier security forum featuring topic experts, military leaders and government officials

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Diplomats from 25+ countries gather in Hartford for the business networking event of the year

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1,000+ high school students from Connecticut debate the world's most pressing issues

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