Programs

The Role of Resilience in Dealing with COVID-19

When: May 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

When: Thursday, May 7, 2020, 4:00 p.m. Where: Virtually! Registration required. The link to join us will be emailed with your registration confirmation. We will be using Zoom meetings. Presenter: Dr. Stephen Flynn, Global Resilience Institute, Northeastern University[…]

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COVID-19 Epidemiology, Evidence-Based Policy & Prospects for Vaccines

When: June 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Zoom Meetings

When: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020, 6:00 p.m. EST Where: Virtually! Registration required. The link to join us will be emailed with your registration confirmation. We will be using Zoom meetings. If you are new to Zoom[…]

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Submarine Fleet in the US Military Strategy

When: June 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Where: Zoom – Digital Meeting

Join us on Zoom for a presentation by Admiral John Padgett, retired Commander of the US Pacific Submarine Fleet, titled, “US Submarine Employment and Effectiveness in a Dynamic World: Stealth, Mobility, and Firepower.”[…]

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About Us

The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs through study, debate, and educational programming.  SECWAC’s principal activity is to sponsor a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings annually.  Through the Series, we achieve our mission by providing a forum for nonpartisan, non-advocacy dialogue between our members and U.S. policymakers and other experts on foreign relations.

The Board of Directors of SECWAC is a volunteer organization committed to hosting the widest possible range of views while advocating none.  By maintaining a reputation for impartiality, we facilitate serious and civil debate and discussion on issues that bear directly on the United States of America’s vital global interests.

Featured Speaker

Dr. Stephen Flynn

Dr. Stephen Flynn is Founding Director of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University where he leads a major university-wide research initiative to inform and advance societal resilience in the face of growing […]

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs by study, debate, and educational programming, primarily through a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings.

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