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Ambassador Kurt Volker: Ukraine, NATO, and the US

Ambassador Kurt Volker: Ukraine, NATO, and the US

Ambassador Kurt Volker is a leading expert in U.S. foreign and national security policy with some 30 years of experience in a variety of government, academic and private sector capacities. He served as the U.S Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations from 2017 to 2019. The 5 main takeaways from the webinar with Ambassador Kurt Volker

Afghanistan & USA

Afghanistan & USA

The relationship between Afghanistan & U.S. goes back for many years. Listen to experienced ambassador Richard Olson discuss the relationship and way of life in Afghanistan ranging from international relations to the Taliban

The Gender Gap Costs Us More Than We Think

The Gender Gap Costs Us More Than We Think

The world would add 23 trillion euros to its GDP if the inequality between men and women, which the covid-driven crisis is exacerbating, were eliminated.

New Year’s Traditions from Around the World

By: Felecia Chatman New Year’s Day might start the second the clock strikes 12 but not all celebrations begin with the drop of a giant ball in Times Square. Take a look at some of these New Year’s Eve traditions from around the world. Let us know what new year...

Greek Tzaziki Sauce Recipe

Greek Tzaziki Sauce Recipe

Today's international recipe is from Akis Petretzikis. Akis' Greek Tzaziki Sauce recipe is a wonderful creamy delight to make at home. Note that this dish is vegetarian friendly, gluten free, and low in sugar.   Greek Tzaziki Sauce    Ingredients: Servings...

Kung Pao Chicken (Gong Bao Ji Ding) recipe

Kung Pao Chicken (Gong Bao Ji Ding) recipe

As many of us find ourselves at home, we still feel the yearning for a taste of the world. The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston would love to help bring the world to you by providing some easy to make recipes from around the world. Below we have a recipe that...

Houston is a diverse city. Here’s how one member engages.

Houston is a diverse city. Here’s how one member engages.

Written By: Ray Cunningham, World Affairs Council of Greater Houston Member Living and working in a diverse and international city like Houston, I have an appreciation for how connected we really are to the world. When I go to work at George Bush Intercontinental...

Best Practices for At-Home Learning

Best Practices for At-Home Learning

Many students and parents are looking for resources to stay engaged and continue learning through this time. You’ll find how parents and students can engage in at-home learning.

Resources for CTE Students

CTE Online Comprehensive online lesson library EverFi Online lessons for middle school and high school students, including STEM, Digital Wellness, Character Ed, Financial Literacy, and more iCEV College and career readiness Kuder Navigator All PISD students have...

Online International Education Resources

Online International Education Resources

Thankfully, you don’t have to leave your home for a global education. Here, you’ll find a curated list of free educational resources that we will continuously update for your use.

Community News

We are closely monitoring the situation and reassessing our own health and safety measures to ensure a safe environment for everyone.

Japan-U.S. Relations (Handout)

China-Japan ties at ‘historic turning point’ after Shinzo Abe’s visit, but can the goodwill hold? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s latest China visit marked a major effort to reset the tumultuous relations between the two Asian giants amid a backdrop of historical...

Country in Focus: Qatar (Student Handout)

Country in Focus: Qatar (Student Handout)

Qatar Lesson Handout CURRENT DIPLOMATIC STRUGGLES IN QATAR https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-40173757 https://www.cfr.org/conference-calls/understanding-qatars-diplomatic-crisis ****...

Global Energy Demand ( Handout)

Lesson Handout Sustainable Development Environmental problems are considered a significant issue by the international community. Due to various factors such as population growth, urbanization, industrialization, and poverty, many countries are facing problems such as...

Global Energy Demand (Background & Activities)

Global Energy Demand   BACKGROUND The global demand for energy has been accelerated by the increasing dependence of it in the modern world. However, consumption and demand growth could have dangerous consequences for the world’s climate. It is estimated that...