Past Council Events
2016 Global Classroom Educators Conference “Finding Place” is a day-long educational experience for the community and a professional development opportunity for educators that will explore both global and local perspectives and reveal the human stories of families on the move.
For this month's CULT event, we are going to attend a showing of a documentary called Landfill Harmonic (84 min.) at Whitsell Auditorium in the Portland Art Museum as a part of the Reel Music Festival. Afterward we will walk five minutes to McMenamins Market Street Pub to get some drinks and discuss the movie.
Natural resources like oil and minerals are the largest source of unaccountable power in the world. Go behind the headlines in search of the hidden global rule that thwarts democracy and development - and learn what you can do.
Join us for a discussion with journalist-writer Kerim Balci on the current domestic landscape of Turkey and how recent political changes might influence Turkey's foreign policy and security in the region.
Please join the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Oregon as we celebrate the holidays and showcase Oregon’s vibrant community of international development nonprofits. Revel in style with a crowd of fellow globally-engaged Oregonians who support good work around the world.
Climate change is threatening coffee in virtually every major coffee producing region of the world - from higher temperatures, to intense rainfall coupled with long droughts, and so on. Are we on the edge of coffee-pocalypse? Join Hanna Neuschwander of World Coffee Research for a look at the future of your morning coffee.