Programs

Afghanistan: Storytelling of America’s Longest War

When: November 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London, CT 06320, USA

Join us Tuesday, November 12 at Connecticut College for a presentation by Katherine Brown, President and CEO of Global Ties USA, titled, “Afghanistan: Storytelling of America’s Longest War.” A reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the[…]

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Great Decisions: Nuclear Negotiations

When: November 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: The Country School, Madison, 341 Opening Hill Rd, Madison, CT 06443, USA

Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) and Essex Meadows Community Partnership Program presents “Nuclear Negotiations” from Great Decisions, America’s World Affairs Discussions, with Joseph Cirincione, President of The Ploughshares Fund, on Monday, November 18.[…]

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The Rise of Populism/Nationalism in Europe

When: December 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London, CT 06320, USA

Join us on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Connecticut College for a presentation by Sarah Wiliarty titled, “The Rise of Populism/Nationalism in Europe.” A reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6:00[…]

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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

Gordon Chang

Gordon Chang is an author, columnist, and regular guest on various news broadcasts as an expert on Asia (mostly China, North Korea, and South Korea). He has spoken at the Council on Foreign […]

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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