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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...

NATO (Handout)

1. NATO is seen favorably in many member countries, but almost half of Americans say it does too little Representatives from the 29 countries that form the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will gather for a summit this month in Brussels. The meeting takes...

NATO (Background & Activities)

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) BACKGROUND The nations of Europe struggled to rebuild their economies and ensure their securities after WWII, and Secretary of State George Marshall proposed a program of large-scale economic aid to Europe. The European...

The State Department(Handout)

HISTORY AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT The State Department known originally as the Department of Foreign Affairs, was approved by Congress and President George Washington in July 1789. In that same year its name was changed to the Department of State...

The State Department (Background & Activities)

BACKGROUND Established in 1789 as the nation’s first executive department, the U.S. Department of State was created for the purpose of furthering U.S. foreign policy abroad. Through a team of diplomats, among those including Foreign Service officers and Civil Service...

Mexican Elections

Mexican Elections BACKGROUND In September 2018 WAC will focus on the Mexican Elections and learned about how past and current elections have effected Mexican citizens and Mexico-US  relations. Given the current humanitarian crisis on the border, discussing the Mexican...

The Catalonian Question

The Catalonian Question

THE CATALONIAN QUESTION   BACKGROUND   In April, WAC learned about the Catalonian desire to separate from Spain. To understand Spain’s cultural predicament, we must go back to the Reconquista1: Spain does not yet exist as a nation, instead there are six...

A Prince’s Vision (Saudi Arabia)

A Prince’s Vision (Saudi Arabia)

MAY A PRINCE’S VISION BACKGROUND In May WAC learned about the current state of the Saudi Arabian throne and its history starting in 1932, most of the central Arabian Peninsula was united under a certain chieftain, known to many as Ibn Saud1. His name lives on in the...

The Turkey of Today (Erdogan’s Turkey)

The Turkey of Today (Erdogan’s Turkey)

MARCH THE TURKEY OF TODAY Background In March, WAC discussed the history of Atatürk’s Turkey and its differences today. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk1 is known as the father of the modern Turkish state; he founded Turkey as we know it today, with its modern, Western, secular...