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Past Council Events

Headline and Cultural Forums

Oil Spill Response 101

Mike Zollitsch

Oil Spill Response 101What’s happening with the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico? What’s the effect on natural systems and international accords? Could it happen here? Walk through the anatomy of an oil spill and learn about Oregon’s emergency response systems. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Euro Trashed? Greece, the EMU Crisis and what it means for US Markets

Marshall Auerback

For this lunchtime program, Auerback opens up the books on the economic crisis in the Eurozone and offers insights into what the recent Greece bailout means for US Markets. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

An Evening with Zimbabwe Artists Project

Join fellow World Affairs Council members and Young Professionals in learning how Zimbabwe Artists Project aims to "make human connections through art." Read More ››

Young Professionals

Portland's International Vision

Noah Siegel

What are the successes and challenges encountered by the City in developing its international footprint? What are the goals of the International Relations Office? Is Portland large/ significant enough to have an international strategy? Come find out! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Building Haiti Back Better

Robert Maguire

Robert Maguire explains how the flight back to rural villages of a quarter of a million Port au Prince residents be leveraged to build rural infrastructure and reverse urban migration. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Building Social Business

Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus shows how the energy of profit-making can be harnessed to fulfill human needs. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

How a changing media landscape is shifting our view of the world

Michael Mosettig

Michael Mosettig explains how global information, social media and unfiltered news can have an impact on international policy making. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2010)

Science and Public Policy: A Time for Action

Jane Lubchenco


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