As interest in Bitcoin and its progeny grows among businesses and governments, are cryptocurrencies on track to displace today’s reserve currencies or are they just the latest in a long history of speculative bubbles and overhyped technologies? Join us as we debate “Resolved: Cryptocurrencies are the future of the international financial system.” Audience participation is (more…)
On Monday, the Chronicle of Higher Education published a report on one of the directors of our sister organization, the Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Fraternity. Please take a moment to read the article and the following statement from the Council’s Board of Governors: Statement from the Board – July 25, 2018 The Delta Phi Epsilon (more…)
In just one year under a new administration, the United States seems to have taken a completely different approach to policymaking with the global community. The new U.S. administration has sought to pull away from multilateral agreements and reduce involvement in international organizations. However, this shift in U.S. policy comes at a time of threatening (more…)
Join us for a discussion of terrorism and other violent extremist movements with a focus on less-discussed regions such as East Africa, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. Our assembled experts will discuss aspects of extremist conflict including cyberattacks, revenge killings, and extremist returnees to the United States. The panel will also discuss some recent developments (more…)
In the wake of the Second World War, institutions such as the United Nations, World Bank, and International Monetary Fund were created to rebuild a broken world and manage peace and prosperity. These international institutions were seen as essential to overcoming economic, humanitarian, and environmental global challenges and maintaining international relationships. In recent years, the roles (more…)
Council members can attend World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings and Civil Society Forum in Washington, DC. Register for free by March 19 to attend.
Join us for the Delta Phi Epsilon Foreign Affairs Council’s first Annual Symposium, a two-day conference exploring emerging issues in international affairs and trade.
As part of our mission to support the practice and study of foreign affairs, we’re launching a grant program for educators and researchers in the Delta Phi Epsilon community. The Faculty Grant Program will support projects that improve secondary and postsecondary education, public understanding of international affairs, and professional development for students pursuing international service. (more…)
The Phonecian, the peer-reviewed journal of international relations and business for the Foreign Affairs Council, is now accepting articles for its inaugural issue. The Council is also searching for volunteer editors and reviewers. Submit your articles by May 30, and contact Julian Waller, Managing Editor, for details. Call for Submissions The Phoenician is accepting submissions from (more…)
Today, we’re changing the Delta Phi Epsilon Society for Foreign Affairs name to the Delta Phi Epsilon Foreign Affairs Council. Our new name underscores our organization’s role as a national network for professionals who appreciate the role of international relations in daily life, the importance of broadening public discourse, and the need to engage with (more…)