“The United States continues to be the EU’s most important partner,” stated Spain’s Antonio Millán. “Both the EU and the U.S. are at our best when we work together.” Millán and a panel of his European Union colleagues spoke at a sold out lunch which the World Affairs Council of Atlanta organized.
Food is one of life’s most basic building blocks. Without it, children can’t reach their full potential, communities can’t prosper and nations can’t achieve progress. That’s why U.S. companies can—and should—play a powerful role addressing global hunger.
As the world’s leading humanitarian agency fighting global hunger, WFP partners with companies in a wide range of industries. Each shares one thing in common: They are leaders in their fields.
In addition to funding, WFP’s private-sector partners provide technical expertise across the organization, from data collection and supply chain management to nutrition and retail strategies.
More Americans traveled to Cuba in the last year than ever before, thanks to the opening of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba and the easing of travel restrictions. Despite the surge in tourism, however, Cuba’s economy continues to stagnate and even contracted in 2016 due to mismanagement by the Cuban government. With the possibility of a cut in Venezuelan subsidies or a reversal of U.S. policies, Cuba’s situation could get worse.
Charles Shapiro, president of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, is extensively quoted in this Q&A from Latin America Advisor.
Charles Shapiro, council president and former Ambassador to Venezuela, is widely quoted in this article from Knowledge @ Wharton.
As a British expatriate, Atlantan Jeffrey Bowman followed the UK referendum with especially keen interest.
Leicester winning the Premier League may just be the “greatest sporting tale ever told.”
In Atlanta on May 2, CARE, CSIS and the World Affairs Council have organized a conference to explore health and refugees. The conference will discuss the health needs of those populations at the epicenter of the crisis – those living in war zones – as well as what needs to be done to strengthen regional capacities to assist these populations and how receiving countries meet the health needs of refugees.
Ambassador Shapiro discusses the future of U.S. Cuban relations with WGVU’s Shelley Irwin.
In his review of Midnight in Mexico by reporter Alfredo Corchado, Ambassador Charles Shapiro explains why it was the most influential book he read in 2015.