The Columbia World Affairs Council is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization fostering public awareness of global issues and
international activities in the Midlands of South Carolina.
Want to become a member of an international organization? We offer a variety of membership plans to fit you. Visit our membership page to learn more about what our World Affairs Council can do for you.
Our programs and activities are designed to educate and inform our members about real issues that drive world affairs, and also provide opportunities to interact with like-minded individuals and leaders on the world stage.
To promote public safety during the global COVID-19 pandemic, CWAC has postponed all public events until further notice. However, we continue to offer relevant, valuable programming to enjoy from the safety of your homes! Tune in to our events page & social media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram) for the latest in world affairs with live streams, conference calls, news links & more.
December Palmetto Forum!
Support while you shop!
Add us as your charity of choice when shopping on Amazon Smile! You are able to contribute to the Columbia World Affairs Council at no additional cost to you. Click the link here or through the app (instructions found here) so a portion of your purchase will be donated to CWAC. The name of our non-profit is listed as Columbia World Affairs Council Inc. on Amazon Smile.
CONVERSATION GROUP MEETINGS
Our conversation group leaders are currently working to move meetings to an online format. Please check back for details soon!
The Columbia World Affairs Council is a member of the national World Affairs Councils of America, the largest grassroots organization in the United States dedicated to inspiring, educating and engaging Americans in international affairs and the critical global issues of our times. The Columbia World Affairs Council is also a member of Sister Cities International and has administered the Sister City program on behalf of the City of Columbia since 1996. Since 1956, Sister Cities International has worked to create exchanges that create community impact and kindle lifelong friendships.