Education

World Affairs Council Handbooks & Published Materials

  1. The Student Diplomat Program: A Handbook for Teachers
  2. The United Nations: A Handbook for Middle School Students
  3. Model Senate Foreign Relations Committee: A Handbook for High School Students
  4. Model United Nations: A Handbook for High School Students
 

Topic Briefing Papers for Middle School Students

  1. The Refugee Crisis in Syria
  2. Gender Equality and Economic Development
  3. The Global Arms Trade
  4. Infectious Diseases
  5. Cybersecurity
  6. Universal Access to Primary Education
  7. Water Scarcity
  8. The Famine in the Horn of Africa
  9. Maternal and Child Health
 

Topic Briefing Papers for High School Students

  1. Water Scarcity in the Middle East and North Africa
  2. Gender Equality and Economic Development (Overview)
  3. Gender Equality and Economic Empowerment
  4. Gender Equality and Education
  5. Gender Equality and Health
  6. Gender Equality and Political Participation
  7. Nuclear Terrorism
  8. Energy for Economic Growth
  9. Global Corruption
  10. Cybersecurity
  11. Global Youth Unemployment
  12. Global Food Security
  13. The Famine in the Horn of Africa
 

Global Education Resources

Think-Tanks, Foundations, and Nongovernmental Organizations

  1. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
  2. Amnesty International
  3. Aspen Institute
  4. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  5. Brookings Institution 
  6. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  7. Cato Institute
  8. Center for Economic and Policy Research 
  9. Council on Foreign Relations
  10. Council on Hemispheric Affairs
  11. Economy Watch
  12. Foreign Policy Association
  13. Foreign Policy Research Institute
  14. Human Rights Watch
  15. National Academy of Sciences
  16. Oxfam International
  17. Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  18. Pew Charitable Trusts
  19. Pew Research Center
  20. RAND Corporation
  21. Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
  22. The Atlantic Council
  23. United States Institute of Peace
  24. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  25. World Affairs Councils of America

U.S. Government Resources

  1. Central Intelligence Agency
  2. The CIA World Factbook
  3. Congressional Research Service
  4. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  5. National Security Agency
  6. Peace Corps
  7. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
  8. U.S. Agency for International Development
  9. U.S. Department of Defense
  10. U.S. Department of Education
  11. U.S. Department of State
  12. White House

Region-Specific Information and Multilateral Engagement

  1. African Union
  2. Asia-Pacific Education Cooperation (APEC)
  3. Asia Society
  4. Commonwealth Secretariat
  5. Council of Europe
  6. European Union
  7. G20, the Group of Twenty
  8. International Labor Organization
  9. International Organization for Migration
  10. Japan Society
  11. North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  12. Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  13. Organization of American States
  14. Organization of Ibero-American States
  15. United Nations
  16. UNICEF
  17. World Health Organization

International Media

  1. Al Jazeera (Middle East)
  2. Arab News (Middle East)
  3. The China Daily (China)
  4. Euractiv (European Union)
  5. The Guardian (England)
  6. Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey)
  7. The Japan Times (Japan)
  8. The Korea Times (South Korea)
  9. The Mail & Guardian (South Africa)
  10. The National Post (Canada)
  11. The New York Times (United States)
  12. Presseurop (European Union)
  13. Ria Novosti (Russia)
  14. The Rio Times (Brazil)
  15. The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
  16. The Times of India (India)
  17. The Washington Post (United States)

Education Programs in International Relations

  1. Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs
  2. Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
  3. Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
  4. George Washington University, Elliot School of International Affairs
  5. Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  6. Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies
  7. New York University, Center for Global Affairs
  8. Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  9. Stanford University, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
  10. Tufts University, The Fletcher School
  11. University of Southern California, School of International Relations