Don’t Miss These Distinguished Speakers Talking About Critical Global Issues| Register Today

Your World Affairs Council is starting the new program year with a terrific calendar of distinguished visiting speakers.

Don’t miss these programs that will give you hard to acquire insights and perspectives on the most important challenges facing the United States in the world.


August 21, 2019 – Consul General of the United Kingdom Hon. Andrew Staunton, breakfast program at Baker Donelson Event Center – 8:00am-9:30am
Europe: The view from London with Hon. Andrew Staunton
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The word “monumental” is not too strong to describe the crises facing leaders in the United Kingdom. The Prime Minister has just stepped aside for a controversial leader after failing to achieve an European Union “Brexit” deal while London comes to grips with the seizure of a British flag vessel by Iran. Join us for an “off the record” conversation with UK Consul General Andrew Staunton to discuss these challenges and more facing America’s close ally.


September 4, 2019 – Ambassador John Kornblum, Dinner and discussion at Hillwood Country Club – 6:00pm-8:30pm
Why Europe Matters | Amb John Kornblum
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Europe is facing a headwind of economic, political, military and cultural challenges that may reshape the institutions and relationships that have fostered a stable and prosperous alliance, trading block and partnerships. This is a timely discussion with a distinguished American diplomat, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany John Kornblum, on these challenges and the impact on U.S. interests.


September 9, 2019 – Global Town Hall with Ambassador Christopher Hill
Belmont University – 6:00pm-7:30pm
Inside Nuclear Negotiations with North Korea | Amb Christopher Hil
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Your World Affairs Council wanted to bring you a Global Town Hall with the most knowledgeable person we knew on U.S. relations on the Korean Peninsula, negotiating with North Korea and what’s at stake in northeast Asia — we called Ambassador Christopher Hill. Here’s your chance to talk with him about one of America’s greatest diplomatic challenges — negotiating the denuclearization of North Korea. Register today for our September 9th Global Town Hall at Belmont University.


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