Welcome to the International Relations Council.

A Kansas City nonprofit organization and a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the IRC works in partnership with businesses, universities, community organizations, and K-12 schools to bring a global perspective to our community. We bring world leaders and dignitaries to the metro region, host forums for high-school students to interact with and learn from foreign-policy experts, and create opportunities for area business leaders to strengthen relationships abroad. We invite you to join us for an upcoming event and see how you can get involved with Kansas City's global community.

 

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Tuesday, August 27
The Status of Peacebuilding Between India and Pakistan

In his lecture, Professor Gandhi, a research professor at UIUC and a grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will address the fragility and global importance of the current truce between India and Pakistan.

Thursday, August 29
News & Views: Ebola and Public Health

Join us on Thursday, August, 29, as we discuss the recent Ebola outbreak and what it means for international public health with Dr. Nathan Bahr, asst. professor of infectious diseases at the University of Kansas.

Thursday, October 29
Your Global Future: College and Career Fair for High Schoolers

This unique college and career fair brings together dozens of international businesses, organizations, and colleges and universities to show students just how global their future can be.

A Kansas City nonprofit organization and a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the IRC works in partnership with businesses, universities, community organizations, and K-12 schools to bring a global perspective to our community.

We bring world leaders and dignitaries to the metro region, host forums for high-school students to interact with and learn from foreign-policy experts, and create opportunities for area business leaders to strengthen relationships abroad.

We invite you to join us for an upcoming event and see how you can get involved with Kansas City's global community.

 

          

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8/27/2019
The Status of Peacebuilding Between India and Pakistan

8/29/2019
SOLD OUT - News & Views: Ebola and Public Health

9/12/2019
Can America Still Have a Successful Foreign Policy?

9/18/2019
IRC Networking Hour: Global and Multicultural Education (G.A.M.E.)

9/19/2019
News & Views: Community Conversations on the Latest International News