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Please join WorldOregon, in partnership with Global Ties U.S. and the U.S. Department of State, for a reception following Diplomacy Begins Here: Bridging Citizen Engagement and Environmental Action on Thursday, October 13, 4:30–6:30pm at the World Forestry Center's Discovery Museum (4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221). 

The reception is the culminating event of the half-day summit that brings together industry leaders, experts, and influencers from Oregon and across the country to explore how global citizenship, international exchange, and environmentally responsive economic development contribute to diplomacy and a more prosperous, resilient, and vibrant democracy.

Attendees will be able enjoy a warm and convivial event featuring wine, beer, and hors d'oeuvres; access to the current exhibitions on view at the World Forestry Center's Discovery Museum; and live music, featuring the Balkan, Sephardic, Mediterranean sounds of Michelle Alany & The Mystics.  We hope you can join us!

Please RSVP by Thursday, October 6 at 5 pm.

If you are also interested in attending the Summit, click here for Registration Information.

The Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summits and Learning Labs are sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by Global Ties U.S.




The Portland regional summit is made possible in part with sponsorship from the World Forestry Center, Columbia SportswearTravel Portland, and Travel Oregon.



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October 13, 2022 at 4:30pm - 6:30pm PST

Diplomacy Begins Here Summit Reception (Exchange Alumni)

World Forestry Center
4033 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221
United States
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Contact: Amy Barss ·

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