The Wilson Center Congressional Foreign Policy Masterclass Series provides senior staffers the opportunity to go in-depth with our regional experts on a pressing foreign policy issue. This comprehensive course during a congressional recess provides a non-partisan environment for senior staffers to meet and network with fellow colleagues from across the aisle.
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The 2021 Arctic Masterclass, requested specifically from many alumni of this program, will explore the topics of research and climate change, governance, Indigenous communities, economic development, and Russia/China in the Arctic.
Who Should Apply
The Wilson Center invites senior-level congressional staff to participate in the Congressional Foreign Policy Masterclass (Chiefs of Staff, Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Legislative Directors, Senior Legislative Assistants and Professional Committee Staff). If you have questions about this requirement, please feel free to contact us!) Applicants should possess a strong understanding of the legislative process and have experience working with a foreign policy portfolio.
- Tuesday, April 6th: 1:00-3:15 PM
- Wednesday, April 7th: 1:00-3:15 PM
- Thursday, April 8th: 1:00-3:15 PM
First Panel 1:00-2:00 PM, Break from 2:00-2:10 PM, & Second Panel 2:10-3:15 PM.
- Climate Change & Research
- Indigenous Communities
- Russia & China
- Economic Development