Growing the Game: Baseball's Plans for Global Expansion (March 18th)
The San Diego World Affairs Council is pleased to announce a special event Saturday, March 18, with Major League Baseball’s Senior Vice President for Growth, Strategy & International, Chris Park. Mr. Park, who will be in San Diego for the Second Round of the World Baseball Classic, March 14-19 at Petco Park, will address MLB’s plans for continued global growth and the challenges of operating in such diverse overseas markets as Cuba, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan, as well as relatively new countries for baseball such as Australia, China and the Netherlands.
The Philippines Under President Duterte: Nagging Questions and an Optimistic Outlook (March 29th)
How is the Philippines doing economically and politically? Why is President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, which is taking a serious toll in human lives and social cohesion, still popularly supported? Is the Duterte administration pursuing a set of domestic and foreign policies that promote inclusive economic growth and a stable political environment? Are there reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the Philippines future? In his talk, Professor Ravanilla will frame these concerns in the broader economic and political context of the Philippines, and suggest ways to understand and draw insights from the country's current affairs.
The Venezuelan Quagmire: A Riches to Rags Paradox (March 22nd)
SDWAC welcomes Latin America expert Juan F. Roche for an insider’s look at economic collapse and political upheaval in contemporary Venezuela. He will explore the factors that led to the Bolivarian Revolution, highlight the current political and economic situation, and comment on possible scenarios going forward.

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Growing the Game: Baseball’s Plans for Global Expansion (March 18th)

The San Diego World Affairs Council presents: Chris Park, Major League Baseball’s Senior Vice President for Growth, Strategy & International The San Diego World Affairs Council is pleased to announce a special event Saturday, March 18, with Major League Baseball’s Senior Vice

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The Venezuelan Quagmire: A Riches to Rags Paradox (March 22nd)

The San Diego World Affairs Council presents: The Venezuelan Quagmire: A Riches to Rags Paradox SDWAC welcomes Latin America expert Juan F. Roche for an insider’s look at economic collapse and political upheaval in contemporary Venezuela. With the discovery of

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The Philippines Under President Duterte: Nagging Questions and an Optimistic Outlook (March 29th)

The San Diego World Affairs Council presents: UCSD Assistant Professor Nico Ravanilla “The Philippines Under President Duterte: Nagging Questions and an Optimistic Outlook” How is the Philippines doing economically and politically? Why is President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, which is

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Thursday Morning Forum for March

The complicated world we live in is illuminated a bit more every week at the North County Chapter’s Thursday Morning Forum in Rancho Bernardo. Forums begin at 9:30 a.m. with a coffee social and registration, followed at 10 a.m. with a

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Travel the World

The San Diego World Affairs Council, through the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia offers extraordinary and educational Travel the World trips to fascinating destinations. With established current connections around the world, every continent is covered. Leaders of tours are often

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International Business Relations

The San Diego World Affairs Council offers business briefings and luncheons to promote international commerce in the Greater San Diego region. About SDWAC International Business Programs The luncheon programs are designed to be a combination of cultural education, public diplomacy outreach,

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