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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Wednesday, May 1
A Tour of Chile Through Wine

Join the International Relations Council and Sur del Mundo Imports Company, a KC-area importer of boutique wines and foods from the Southern Hemisphere, for a tour of Chile through wine.

Wednesday, May 15
World Trade Day: The Impact of Foreign Policy on the Value of the Dollar

World Trade Day 2019 is an opportunity to connect with international business professionals and export-service providers to network and celebrate Kansas City’s global reach.

Tuesday, June 11
IRC Book Club: Like War

The IRC Book Club gives participants the opportunity to discuss foreign affairs, global topics, authors' perspectives, historical events, and their current local relevance in a respectful, engaging setting. Please join us! rs.

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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5/1/2019
Global Experience: A Tour of Chile Through Wine

5/15/2019
World Trade Day: The Impact of Foreign Policy on the Value of the Dollar

5/23/2019
News and Views: Community Conversations on the Latest International News

6/11/2019
IRC Book Club: Like War: The Weaponization of Social Media

8/27/2019
Save the Date: The Status of Peacebuilding Between India and Pakistan