No matter where your passion or simple curiosity lies—from global warming and human rights to economic conditions and world religions—learn more about foreign affairs and pressing international issues with Drake’s Principal Center for Global Citizenship.
Every year, the center sponsors dozens of free, open-to-the-public events covering a wide array of topics. PCGC has sponsored and co-sponsored close to 500 events since 2002 with total attendence of over 35,000. Prominent speakers have included Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug, financier George Soros, Middle East negotiator Dennis Ross, former Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and climate scientist James Hansen.
Here you can find the latest news, updates, and information about our featured projects and public events. Check back regularly!
We are currently planning our Spring 2023 Speakers and Events! Feel free to check in here and at the Drake University Calendar for updates!