The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston
In service to Greater Houston as a Global City, the mission of our Council is to promote understanding of the world – its people, politics, economies and cultures – to enable the Houston community to participate more effectively in the global world.
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Claim Your Spot Among the Best!
Calling all high schoolers in the Houston Area! Brace yourselves for an electrifying experience because the grand return of the flagship program, Academic WorldQuest, is just around the corner, and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before!
Are you the next global champion?
GLOBAL AFFAIRS & U.S FOREIGN POLICY INSTITUTE
For those pursuing a deeper understanding of global affairs and U.S foreign policy to benefit their professional development or personal knowledge, the institute is an excellent resource to gain a more comprehensive grasp of the world as it is today.
SPRING & FALL 2023 · ONLINE Option Available
Model UN 2024
Connect, Learn, and Lead on the Global Stage!
Ready to be a united nations delegate?
Represent countries from around the world and solve the world’s most pressing global issues!
March 23 2024, the West Houston Institute
Global Young Professionals
The Council’s Global Young Professionals discussions engage early career professionals, aged 21 to 40, in peer-driven learning and dialogue on leading international affairs issues.
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Global Adventures Travel
We focus on organizing unforgettable journeys to one-of-a-kind destinations for small groups of 10 to 20 travelers. Travelers are guided from the beginning to the end of the experience to ensure safety, knowledge, cultural exchange and entertainment, giving them an opportunity to connect with their surroundings and with one another.