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Headline and Cultural Forums

The Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia

The Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to MalaysiaJoin the World Affairs Council, Portland Business Alliance/Pacific Northwest International Trade Association, and the Malaysia Consulate in Portland for a summer reception with the Honorable Joseph Yun, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia. Read More ››

Programs

WinCo Foods Portland Open

Pumpkin Ridge Golf CourseEnjoy a summer golf tournament and support the World Affairs Council of Oregon at the same time! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Echoes of the Vietnam War

Panel discussion examining Sen. Wayne Morse’s legacy and current critical issues of war powers and transparency, featuring: Vietnam War historian Christian Appy, Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers, and Lt. Col. Thuy Tran of the Oregon Air National Guard. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Line of Fire: Cartooning’s Political Impact—A Conversation with Jack Ohman

Line of Fire: Cartooning’s Political Impact—A Conversation with Jack OhmanJoin us for a conversation about political cartooning, politics, and history with Jack Ohman, columnist and cartoonist with the Sacramento Bee, presented in conjunction with the Wayne Morse Legacy Series Read More ››

Travel

Explore Tanzania with Maria Wulff

Explore Tanzania with Maria WulffJoin Council president Maria Wulff and our friends from the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as they explore Tanzania’s long and fascinating history. This trip is limited to 17 travelers. Read More ››

Recent News

WorldQuest
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:30pm

Save the Date: WorldQuest for Grownups returns November 21

Save the Date: WorldQuest for Grownups returns November 21WorldQuest - Global Knowledge Competition for Grownups, the Council's rollicking and over-the-moon annual fundraiser for youth and education programs takes place on Friday, November 21, 2014. Read More ››

Young Professionals
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:15pm

Explore Tanzania with Council President Maria Wulff, November 1–11

Explore Tanzania with Council President Maria WulffJoin Council president Maria Wulff and our friends from the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as they explore Tanzania’s long and fascinating history. This trip is limited to 17 travelers. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:30am

An influx of STEM leaders from abroad visit Oregon through the International Visitor Program

WISE at OSUA look inside a recent visit by ten women working in the sciences that came to Oregon as part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s International Visitor Program. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 2:30pm

Visiting students take inspiration from Portland home to Africa

African Youth GroupIn April, 24 high school students from sub-Saharan Africa came to Portland as part of the U.S. Department of State Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program. One of their main goals in Portland was to develop an action project to implement in their communities, utilizing the skills and techniques learned during the program. Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:45pm

Announcing a Video Contest for High School Students

video contestEnjoy making videos? Have something to say about Women Changing the World? Then we have a contest for you! Read More ››