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The World Affairs Council of Charlotte (WACC) was founded in 1983 as an outreach program of UNC Charlotte and its Office of International Programs. As a regional center for education and discussion of world affairs, the Council seeks to provide leadership for global thinking, believing that a broad perspective is necessary for effective competition in the global economy and for responsible citizenship in an increasingly interdependent world. 


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Program and Event Information 


December 2 - PRIVATE DINNER: An Evening with Matthew Bishop, Globalization Editor for "The Economist" magazine Register Now (SOLD OUT)
December 3 - WACC Speaker Series with Matthew Bishop, Globalization Editor for "The Economist" magazine Register Now
January 21 - WACC CEO Series with Lynn Good, President and CEO, Duke Energy Corporation Register Now
March 22 - WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Gérard Aruad, Ambassador of France to the U.S. Register Now

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Charlotte Observer: Op-Ed - In Cuba, times are a changin' (by Mark Erwin) Read More
Charlotte Observer: Charlotte seen as 'path to energy future' Read More
WBT Radio: Going Global Segment: Bringing Ambassadors to Charlotte Click to Listen
Foreign Policy: For American Students in China, Some Risks, No Regrets Read More
Charlotte Observer: Head of Hong Kong's Economic and Trade Office (New York) Steve Barclay spoke to WACC members during his first economic development visit to North Carolina.- Read More  
Charlotte Observer: President Luis Guillermo of Costa Rica touts business climate in Charlotte visit Read More
Charlotte Business Journal: Three things you learn about Costa Ricans when their president comes to town Read More
Costa Rican News: President Luis Guillermo Solis Promotes Costa Rica on U.S. Tour Read More
News 14: World Affairs Council of Charlotte Hosts President of Costa Rica Read More  
HOLA Noticias: Presidente de Costa Rica visitó Charlotte Read More

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