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Past Council Events

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Tour: Visit the Portland Japanese Garden featuring Isamu Noguchi exhibit

Tour: Visit the Portland Japanese Garden featuring Isamu Noguchi exhibitJoin the Council for a special tour of the Portland Japanese Garden and the stunning exhibition "Isamu Noguchi: We Are the Landscape of All We Know" Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Soccer Doubleheader

2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Soccer DoubleheaderJoin the World Affairs Council for an evening of international soccer and summer fun at Jeld-Wen Field! Starting at 5:30 Costa Rica faces off with Cuba then beginning at 8 pm the U.S. takes on Belize. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Sahar Delijani: Children of the Jacaranda Tree

Sahar Delijani

Sahar Delijani: Children of the Jacaranda TreeIranian-born writer Sahar Delijani reads from and discusses "Children of the Jacaranda Tree," her debut novel set in post-revolutionary Iran from 1983 to 2011. Read More ››

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Elevating Impact Summit

The Elevating Impact Summit celebrates new approaches to generating global impact and social change across business, social, public, and academic sectors - kicking off with keynote speaker Ashoka Fellow Eric Dawson, co-founder of Peace First. Read More ››

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Unrest in Turkey: Situation Report

Ambassador Frank J. Ricciardone, Jr.

Unrest in Turkey: Situation Report Join us for this rapid-response program with Francis J. Ricciardone, Jr., Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Turkey, as he discusses the situation and possible outcomes presently unfolding in Turkey. Read More ››

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An Evening with Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini

An Evening with Khaled HosseiniKhaled Hosseini, Afghan-born American author of The Kite Runner, physician, and human rights advocate,joins Maria Wulff, President of the World Affairs Council of Oregon in conversation to discuss his new book and his humanitarian work Read More ››

Teach the World

Teach Africa: A Free Conference for K-12 Educators

Teach Africa: A Free Conference for K-12 EducatorsTeach Africa is a daylong conference that will provide educational resources and strengthen participants general knowledge about this diverse and dynamic part of the world. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Keeping Oregon on the Map

Ted Wheeler

Keeping Oregon on the MapState Treasurer Ted Wheeler discusses the choices and investments we must make today to ensure Oregon’s quality of life a half-century from now and a leading role in the global economy. Read More ››



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