Programs

A Beginner’s Guide to America: the Immigrant Experience

When: October 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church Old Lyme, 2 Ferry Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371, USA

Join us Wednesday, October 6, 2021, for “A Beginner’s Guide to America: the Immigrant Experience“, part of our 2021-2022 speaker series. Presenter: Roya Hakakian, Author & Founding Member of the Iran Human Rights[…]

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Strengthening Brazil-US Relations

When: November 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Zoom

Join us Monday, November 8, 2021, for “Strengthening Brazil-US Relations“, part of our 2021-2022 speaker series. Presenter: Brazil Ambassador to the US, Nestor Forster, Jr. Topic: “Strengthening Brazil-US Relations” Brazil and the United[…]

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Healthcare Policy Insights from Around the Globe

When: December 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: TBD

Join us Wednesday, December 15, 2021, for “Healthcare Policy Insights from Around the Globe“, part of our 2021-2022 speaker series. Presenter: Gery Barry, Retired Health Care Management Executive Topic: “Healthcare Policy Insights from Around[…]

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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

Fiona Hill, Brookings Institution

Fiona Hill spoke to SECWAC in June 2021, discussing “The West and Russia Since the End of the Cold War.” Hill is the Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United […]

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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