The World Affairs Forum

Join us on our mission to expand awareness of global affairs and America's role in the world. We are a non-partisan, non-profit, located in Stamford, CT dedicated to educating and engaging our members on global issues in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.
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Upcoming Events

Whether you’re interested in meeting leaders with inside knowledge of world events, participating in lively discussions, or just networking with a diverse group of professionals in a relaxed atmosphere, attend one of our events! You'll be glad you did.



  • April 27, 2017
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

“Refugee” conjures many images which drive a confused public discourse around immigration, security, border control, and America’s priorities. This program will clarify the precise nature of this issue, which is easily lost in complex and emotional debates. The Fairfield County Bar Association, the International Institute of Connecticut, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the World Read More


  • May 1, 2017
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join your fellow Forum members for an informal discussion of a global issue on the 1st Monday of every month. The purpose is to socialize and discuss critical issues of the day. Beer, wine, hot food and a light dessert will be available beginning at 5:30 pm. The discussion will begin promptly at 6 pm Read More


  • May 10, 2017
    6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Dr. Sheila A. Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies, Council on Foreign Relations. Dr. Sheila A. Smith, an expert on Japanese politics and foreign policy, is senior fellow for Japan studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). She is the author of Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China and Japan’s New Politics Read More


World Affairs Councils of America

We are a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the largest national non-partisan network of almost 100 councils in over 40 states that are dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on the critical global issues of our times.

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