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International Speaker Series
Fri, 02/12/2016 - 1:30pm

Bill McKibben announced as 4th Speaker of 2016 International Speaker Series!

The World Affairs Council is pleased to announce that world renowned environmental activist and founder of, Bill McKibben, will conclude the 2016 International Speaker Series, coming to Portland on Thursday, June 16 2016 to speak on "Climate Futures: Beyone Paris". Get Your Series Tickets Today! Read More ››

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 2:15pm

Discover Cuba with Council Board Chair Randy Miller – March 5-12, 2016 *Early-bird price extended!

Join host Randy Miller, Board Chair of the World Affairs Council of Oregon, for an 8-day, 7-night trip to Cuba featuring tours to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historic towns and cities, and visits with Cubans from all walks of life. Read More ››

Volunteer and Careers
Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:00am

Now Hiring! Program Officer International Visitor Program

The World Affairs Council is Hiring a Program Officer! The Program Officer supports the International Visitor Program and other Council programs and creates high quality professional development programs for international visitors. Applications due January 14, 2016. Read More ››

International Visitor Leadership Program
Wed, 12/16/2015 - 10:30am

Host Families Needed! Welcome a Teen Leader from Brazil in the New Year.

Twelve teen leaders from Brazil will be in Oregon from January 13-25 for a youth leadership program focusing on social justice and community service. We are looking for host families who can provide a bed, breakfast and dinner, transportation to and from the Council’s downtown office during program days, and an American home experience. Read More ››

Board and Staff
Thu, 12/10/2015 - 10:15am

World Affairs Council seeks applicants for role of President

The World Affairs Council of Oregon is undertaking a search for a new President to provide leadership, vision, fundraising, and management for the organization. Position open until filled. Review of applicants begins December 18. Read More ››

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