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C U Last Tuesday: Celebrating the Land Down Under

C U Last Tuesday: Celebrating the Land Down UnderHave a study abroad or travel tale to tell? Curious if the water really flushes the other way? Join us at our June CULT event to meet up with local Australian and New Zealand expats, enjoy Aussie food and drink, and chat about life in the land down under. Read More ››

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International Visitors
Mon, 06/13/2016 - 11:45am

Host an International Young Leader this Summer

Pan-Africa Youth Leadership ProgramMark your calendars! This spring and summer will bring over 100 students and educators from Asia, Africa, Cuba, Mexico, and Iraq. Sign up to host today! Read More ››

Education
Thu, 03/24/2016

Now Accepting Applications for the 2016-2017 Young Leaders in Action

Young Leaders in ActionAre you a Portland-area high school student? Are you interested in global issues and other cultures? Do you want to take action and have your voice heard? Apply now for Young Leaders in Action! Read More ››

Board and Staff
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 4:15pm

Derrick Olsen of Greater Portland, Inc. to succeed Maria Wulff as President of World Affairs Council of Oregon

World Affairs Council of Oregon announces new leadership: Greater Portland, Inc.’s Derrick Olsen to succeed Maria Wulff as President Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Mon, 02/15/2016 - 10:45am

Thomas L. Friedman to kick off 2016 International Speaker Series on February 29th

Thomas Friedman to kick off 2016 International Speaker Series on February 29thInternationally renowned author, reporter, and New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman will kick off the 2016 International Speaker Series on Monday, February 29th at 7pm, with “The Middle East: An Update on Changing Events”. For more information on the Series, and to purchase your tickets today! Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Fri, 02/12/2016 - 1:30pm

Bill McKibben announced as 4th Speaker of 2016 International Speaker Series!

Bill McKibben announced as 4th Speaker of 2016 International Speaker Series!The World Affairs Council is pleased to announce that world renowned environmental activist and founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben, will conclude the 2016 International Speaker Series, coming to Portland on Thursday, June 16 2016 to speak on "Climate Futures: Beyone Paris". Get Your Series Tickets Today! Read More ››



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