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Headline and Cultural Forums

Registration Open: Teach the World Conference 12.3.2016

Teach the WorldRegister early for December 3rd! Join our annual Teach the World Conference for K-12 Educators! This year exploring the global link between the environment and social justice. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Dante Paradiso: The Embassy - a Story of War & Diplomacy

Dante Paradiso:  The Embassy - a Story of War & DiplomacyDante Paradiso explores the harrowing climax of the Liberian civil war and the U.S. and West African role in ending it--offering rich discussion on the kind of daring frontline diplomacy that can change the fate of a nation. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

#WithRefugees: A Commemoration of United Nations Day

#WithRefugees: A Commemoration of United Nations DayThe worst global refugee crisis since World War II. What does that mean? Does Portland harbor a moral responsibility to refugees? Join us for this commemoration of United Nations Day - and enjoy this uniquely immersive, audience-engaged program Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The World...In General: Moon Duk-ho, Consul General of the Republic of the Korea

Join WAC, Portland State University’s Office of International Affairs and Institute for Asian Studies, and the Oregon Consular Corps for this engaging, multipart series highlighting the work of Consul Generals from across the Pacific Rim Read More ››

Young Professionals

C U Last Tuesday: Discussion of the Role of the United Nations in International Peace and Security

UN FlagsJoin the WAC Young Professionals to discuss the unanimous election of new United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and his priorities for the United Nations. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

FILM: After Spring with the Crossing

FILM: After Spring with the Crossing"After Spring" follows two refugee families in transition and aid workers fighting to keep the Zaatari camp running; followed by George Kurian's "The Crossing", a first-hand account of the perilous journey made by a group of Syrian refugees. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Future of Korea

The Future of KoreaWhat's in store for U.S.-Korea relations? And how might the evolving nature of political, economic, and security issues in the Korean peninsula effect that relationship, both regionally and nationally? Join us for this vital discussion. Read More ››



Young Professionals

YP International Trivia Night

YP International Trivia NightCan you name the world's first zero carbon city? How about the President of Turkmenistan? If you know the answers—or even if you don't— come join fellow Young Professionals for an evening of international trivia! Read More ››


No Boundaries: High School Travel and Study Abroad Fair

No BoundariesNeed to get away? Come learn how you can see the world and break out of your comfort zone without breaking the bank. Whether you want to go abroad for a year, a summer, or just a spring break, there is a program for you. Read More ››

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