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International Visitor Leadership Program
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 10:00am

Uzbekistan Journalists visit Manzanita

A group of Uzbekistan Journalists visited Manzanita, a beautiful ocean side city located in Oregon. They met with the editor of Manzanita News and Espresso and discussed the role of online journalism and blogging in the U.S Media. North Coast Citizen. Read More ››

International Visitor Leadership Program
Mon, 07/13/2015 - 11:30am

Iraqi Youth explore the Nature Conservancy's Kilchis Estuary Preserve

Four students from the Iraqi Young Leaders visit the Nature Conservancy's Kilchis Preserve, located near Tillamook Bay, in Oregon. Tillamook Headlight Herald. Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 9:45am

Global warming activist, former NASA Scientist James Hansen speaks out before World Affairs Council of Oregon appearance

Over a five-decade career, climate scientist James E. Hansen became a foremost champion for climate change activists, who see him as a fearless truth teller, and a bête noire for global warming skeptics, who see him as a rash alarmist. The Oregonian April 25, 2013 Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums
Mon, 01/23/2012 - 1:00pm

Pakistani diplomat, who speaks Thursday in Portland, says U.S should reach out to mend relations

Washington should approach Islamabad to break an impasse stemming from U.S. drone attacks and the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound last year, Pakistan’s consul general based in Los Angeles said Monday. The Oregonian/Oregon Live January 23, 2012 Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Sat, 06/11/2011 - 10:00am

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist, looks at the seeds of Arab Spring

Nicholas D. Kristof the globe-trotting journalist has always had a deep interest in China, but he has also reported extensively about genocide in Darfur, rape in Congo, human trafficking, women's rights, poverty and health issues. The Oregonian/Oregon Live June 11, 2011 Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums
Sat, 02/05/2011 - 9:45pm

Ambassador Susan Rice brings U.N. debate to Portland, endorses change in Egypt

The Oregonian: U.S. envoy to the United Nations Susan Rice plans to speak in Portland Friday, launching a series of U.S. talks to defend what she sees as the U.N.'s vital role in the world. Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Sat, 01/22/2011 - 11:15am

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal, unbowed by Rolling Stone, tells Portlanders Americans must engage in the world

The Oregonian: The retired general spoke in Portland as part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon's international speakers series. Read More ››

International Visitor Leadership Program
Tue, 12/07/2010 - 10:15am

Russian journalists quiz outer East Portlanders about life in America

East PDX News: A delegation of outer East Portland police, neighborhood leaders, and crime prevention specialists welcomed a dozen visitors from ten Russian-region countries, there to learn more about civic activism here. Read More ››

Community Connections
Sat, 07/31/2010

Long-distance service project

Eastern Oregonian: Ukrainian visitors stop to learn about energy projects, stay to clean up. Read More ››

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