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45th Annual Central Illinois World Affairs Conference

"Central America and the Unites States: Partners and Partisans in Development and Security"

Saturday, March 28
Par-A-Dice Hotel Conference Center
East Peoria, IL

Join us for a dynamic look at a region of the Western Hemisphere that is vitally important to the United States.  We'll examine trade and economic issues with John Andersen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere for the U.S. Department of Commerce; immigration, growing nationalism, and security issues with a panel of experts; and we'll close the conference with His Excellency Roman
Macaya Hayes, Ambassador of Costa Rica, giving
a closer look at one of the region's success stories.

Register online or by downloading the form.  Deadline for registration is March 25.
Note for students and high school teachers:  Scholarships are available. 
Please contact PAWAC for more information. 

March Membership Meeting

Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 5:30 pm
ICC North Campus is the terrific location for the monthly meeting. 
Join us in Poplar Hall, Room 129 at 5:30 pm on the first Thursday of the month.

Everyone is welcome to join us and Central A learn more about your organization and how you can become more involved!  View the agenda here

Save the Dates!
Check out the calendar for all the events on the Peoria Area World Affairs Council.

March 10:  Fulbright Scholars present "The Music of Israel and Palestine"

March 28:  45th Annual Central Illinois World Affairs Conference - "Central America and the United States: Partners and Partisans in Development and Security"

Special Movie Double Feature, Sunday, April 26 with introduction by Maziar Bahari
Rosewater and To Light a Candle

Travel with the World Affairs Councils!

Find your destination with the Philadelphia World Affairs Council!  Each trip features first-class accommodations and outstanding sites.  In addition, each trip includes an expert who offers insight along the way.  For example, join Angela Weck in June for a terrific cruise along the waterways of Russia!  Find all the details at the WAC Philadelphia site.


Educators Workshop Opportunities
Stay tuned for information about the 2013 Turkish Cultural Foundation workshop at the luncheon at the International Scholastic Bowl on November 16!  If you have not yet registered your team for the competition, please send a note to Angela Weck at or call (309) 677-2454.


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This page last updated January 16, 2015.

Peoria Area World Affairs Council - Institute for International Studies
Bradley University, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL  61625