The World Affairs Council of St. Louis connects the citizens of the region with the world. The Council's mission is to promote understanding, engagement, relationships, and leadership in world affairs. We accomplish this mission through a variety of programs that are offered throughout the year thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and members.
We provide a global outlook to members of the St. Louis community.
A Celebration of Korean Culture and Cuisine
Where Population Growth Poses the Greatest Challenge
Join us as Robert Walker, President of the Population Institute, discusses the implications for our rapidly changing and expanding global population.
Register your team for the 14th Annual High School Worldquest Competition!
German Power in Europe
Hans Kudnani, Senior Transatlatic Fellow of the German Marshall Fund will discuss Germany's status as a European power and its policy with the United States.
Essential Messages from the Obama-Xi Summit
Distinguished experts will discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping's first state visit to the United States.
Managing Your Financial Future
Mr. Paul Schott Stevens, President of Investment Company Institute, gave a speech at the Sheraton Clayton Plaze Hotel on Septemeber 17 disucssing managing one's financial future in a changing global environment—with an emphasis on retirement security. His remarks from the evening are below: