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Upcoming Events: 

Dr. John F. Lehman
Author and Former Secretary of the US Navy
The Role of the Navy in Winning the Cold War

September 20, 2018
Dr. C. Fred Bergsten
Senior Fellow and Director Emeritus of the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Dr. Katherine Vedery on Hearsay with Cathy Lewis
Listen to author Katherine Vedery talk about her experiences on Hearsay with Kathy Lewis.

Thank you to everyone who attended Great Decisons this year.

Download an update on this year's Great Decisions
Click here to read the New York Times book review of My Life as a Spy by Katherine Verdery

Some images of our  Insider's cultural trip & wine tasting tour to Portugal this last June. The lucky group got to visit places like the medieval walled village of Monsaraz and enjoyed fine dining and wine tastings at places like the winery, at Herdade do Esporão both shown  in the pictures, while getting to know more about the culture and present of this country.

Our trip to Portugal

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the

                                                                            Looking forward to seeing you again next year!
Dr Regina Karp on Hearsay with Cathy Lewis
Listen to NATO Supreme Allied Commander General Mercier and our own Regina Karp talking about NATO on Hearsay with Kathy Lewis.

General Mercier &  Cindy Miller, HRWAC  President

General Mercier & Peter Flory

Hampton Roads Worldquest 2016 winners
in the National competition in Washington.

The Norfolk Academy Students team, winners of the Hampton Roads Worldquest 2016 in the High School category, travelled to Washington to defend our region @ the 2017 Academic WorldQuest. 
It was a great experience and we are told "a fun time was had by all!"
      - Our thanks to Ronald & Debbie Ritter for sponsoring this trip.

Our mission

To educate our community to become well-informed and engaged citizens about critical international issues as they affect the world, nation, and the local region and thus prepare Hampton Roads citizens to thrive in an increasingly complex and challenging world.  
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We would like to thank Norfolk Commission on the Arts & Humanities  for a grant in support of the World Affairs Council

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Cathy Lewis picture property of WHRO.
Portugal images courtesy of Maria Zammit.
Norfolk Academy students image by D. Rezelman
Mermaid & NATO Festival Banquet by Rocio Amat property of R. Amat & Hampton Roads World Affairs Council. Please do not use without permission.