ABOUT US

We create conversations that increase awareness of world affairs.

We are a non-partisan, non-profit organization serving over 500 members in Fairfield and Westchester counties through a variety of programs.

World Affairs Forum was established in 1946 in response to, and in support of, the founding of the United Nations.

MISSION

Create conversations in our community about global affairs and America's role in the world.

LEARN

A lot is happening in the world around us. Attend our events and see the world through the eyes of those at the fore-front of the news.

NETWORK

Meet business leaders, entrepreneurs & motivated people just like you from Fairfield and Westchester Counties and beyond at our events.

TRAVEL

See the world! Cuba, Vietnam, Italy... Just some of the places our members have visited on trips sponsored by member World Affairs Councils.

We are affiliated with World Affairs Councils of America (WACA), with more than 95 affiliate Councils representing 86,000 members nationwide.

DON’T JUST READ THE NEWS.

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A Forum for Global Education and International Affairs 

Since 1946, World Affairs Forum in Stamford, CT has been providing top-level and thought-provoking presentations, debates, and discussions of foreign policy and global affairs. WAF provides a non-partisan forum for speeches by world leaders, economists, diplomats, scholars, business luminaries, corporate change-makers, authors, journalists, and Nobel laureates. These worldwide speakers join WAF members, VIP guests, and the public for in-depth discussions of major international relations issues and events, and themes of global impact. Our mission is to create conversations in our community of Fairfield and Westchester Counties about global affairs, foreign policy, and America’s role in the world.