Negotiating with Guerrillas: A Bumpy Peace for Colombia

Posted On July 11, 2017
When: July 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Where: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, 441 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Registration: 6:30PM Discussion: 7:00 PM to 8:15PM Colombia, after years of negotiations, signed a peace agreement with the FARC guerrillas who had waged war against the government and civilian population for decades. Reaching agreement with… more »

The New Face of France

Posted On June 26, 2017
When: July 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Where: Orange Corporate Office , 100 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA

Networking Reception: 6:30 p.m. Discussion: 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Featuring: Louis de Corail, Consul General of France in Atlanta Francois Bresson, Head of Finance Americas of Orange Business Services France is tired of being… more »

Cuba: Back to Square One?

Posted On June 19, 2017
When: June 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Where: Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP, Promenade II, 1230 Peachtree St NE #3100, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA

Reception from 6:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. Discussion at 7:00p.m. to 8:15p.m. Featuring: Ambassador Shapiro, World Affairs Council President & former Director of the Cuba Affairs Bureau at the U.S. State Department On Friday, June 16, President… more »

Canada + NAFTA Modernization

Posted On May 26, 2017
When: June 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Buckhead Club, 3344 Peachtree Rd NE #2600, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA

Featuring : His Excellency, Ambassador David MacNaughton, Canadian Ambassador to the United States Dennis Lockhart, retired president and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Canada and NAFTA Modernization. A Conversation with Ambassador David MacNaughton On… more »

June Members Forum: Urban Agriculture

Posted On May 19, 2017
When: June 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Metro Atlanta Urban Farm, 3271 Main St, College Park, GA 30337, USA

The Council is taking a field trip! Join us for a tour of Metro Atlanta Urban Farm led by Bobby Wilson, CEO of MAUF followed by a discussion on the role of urban agriculture in… more »

Belgium – EU – U.S.: Business and Politics

Posted On May 16, 2017
When: June 14, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: The Commerce Club, 191 Peachtree Tower, 191 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

Featuring: His Excellency, Ambassador Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the U.S. As the political and economic environment in Europe shifts post-Brexit, and in light of major elections that are taking place,… more »

The New “New Middle East”: Egypt and Turkey

Posted On May 3, 2017
When: May 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: City Club of Buckhead, 3343 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA

Featuring Steven A. Cook, Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Upon witnessing the Arab Spring, the world saw an unprecedented series of uprisings and protests. This… more »

U.S. – Mexico Energy Trade

Posted On March 30, 2017
When: April 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Where: Buckhead Center: Tower Place 200, 3348 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA

Featuring Jeremy Martin, vice president, energy and sustainability, Institute of the Americas Jeremy is an expert on energy issues in the Americas and frequent commentator at major media outlets. Dr. Diane Alleva Cáceres, executive vice… more »

Members Forum: Cybercrimes & Cyberwarfare: Are We Ready for An(other) Attack?

Posted On March 13, 2017
When: April 4, 2017 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Buckhead Center: Tower Place 200, room 306, 3348 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA

Featuring Dr. Michael Owens, managing director, Owens Consulting Group Moderated by Amanda Mattingly, senior director, the Arkin Group; Chairman’s Circle member, World Affairs Council of Atlanta What distinguishes cybercrime from cyberwarfare? As average Americans and… more »