Global Speakers Bureau

The World Affairs Council of Maine maintains a roster of speakers who have international expertise and are ready to visit your school or classroom to present on a wide variety of global topics. Speakers include people from other countries, former foreign service officers, former World Bank or United Nations staff, and other people with international experience.

To join the Global Speakers Bureau, request a speaker, or find out more information, email WACM Executive Director at executivedirector@wacmaine.orgPlease note Speakers Bureau in the subject line. 

The following is a list of topics that global speakers can discuss. Please contact us to ask about any topics of interest that you don't see on this list!

Global Current Affairs 

  • Current events
  • Political science
  • Civil society
  • Counter-terrorism and defense
  • Democratization
  • Energy
  • Immigration
  • International agriculture issues
  • International trade and business
  • International women's issues
  • Socio-economic development
  • Terrorism
  • United Nations 

Countries and Regions

  • Australia
  • Balkans
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Germany
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Micronesia
  • Middle East
  • Palestine
  • Russia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • Vietnam


  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

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