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Upcoming Council Events

Great Decisions

Great Decisions Lecture Series

Great Decisions Lecture SeriesThe perennially popular Great Decisions lecture series returns! Each year, the Great Decisions program brings citizens together for lectures and small-group discussion to share ideas and opinions on the issues affecting our global future. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The World...In General: Vincent Chin Hsiang Yao, Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

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

YP Discussion Group

WAC Young ProfessionalsJoin us for a lively discussion on current events and issues in global affairs. Read More ››

Young Professionals


"C U Last Tuesday" is a monthly program put on by the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Oregon. The theme and format of the event changes from month to month, but what doesn't vary is the promise to entertain, educate, and broaden your horizons. Invite your friends and we'll see you on the last Tuesday of each month! Read More ››


Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia with Derrick Olsen - October 2017

Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia with Derrick OlsenThis nine-day cruise voyage showcases the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona & Lisbon, featuring Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River. Visit Portugal’s Algarve region, Spain’s Granada & Valencia, the Strait of Gibraltar, & the Balearic Island of Palma de Mallorca. Read More ››

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