World Affairs Councils are a group of 85 non-profit, non-partisan organizations open to all who wish to join. The World Affairs Council system has 484,000 participants and 28 affiliated organizations. It reaches over 20 million people each year through its 2,500 events, radio, TV, and school programs.
The national office organizes an annual conference, leadership missions overseas, a national speaker referral system, international speaker exchanges, people-to-people diplomacy missions, educational workshops, book tours, subscription discounts, operations workshops and papers, and a variety of national publications. It also runs nationwide program series such as Congressional Town Meetings, World Bank Town Meetings, State Department Town meetings, and series focusing on specific issues and regions of the world.
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