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Young Professionals

YP International Trivia Night (6/28)

YP TriviaCan you name the world's first zero carbon city? How about the President of Turkmenistan? If you know the answers—or even if you don't— come join fellow Young Professionals for an evening of international trivia! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Friday Forum: The FCC and the Future of Net Neutrality with Senator Ron Wyden & David Olson

The FCC and the Future of Net NeutralitySenator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and David Olson, Past Director of the Portland Cable Office, discuss the FCC’s attempt to roll net neutrality and what that means for Oregonians and the world. Copresented by City Club of Portland and the World Affairs Council of Oregon Read More ››

Recent News

Programs
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:15am

JOIN US! The World Affairs Council of Oregon is hiring an Administrative Assistant

The World Affairs Council of Oregon is hiring an Administrative Assistant to support the organization’s work. The office offers a dynamic working environment with ample opportunities to learn about international cultures and issues. Read More ››

International Visitors
Thu, 06/15/2017 - 3:15pm

JOIN US! The World Affairs Council of Oregon is hiring a Youth Leadership Coordinator to support its vibrant International Visitor Program

The World Affairs Council of Oregon is hiring a Youth Leadership Coordinator to support the International Visitor Program to maintain a portfolio of international youth training programs and the Youth and Education Program to manage the Young Leaders in Action Program. Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Fri, 06/02/2017

Winner Announced: Carmen Suarez!

For completing our Speaker Series survey, Carmen has won a Columbia Sportswear Employee Store shopping pass, plus a $50 gift certificate, courtesy of our generous sponsors at Columbia! Read More ››

International Visitors
Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:45pm

New Partnership with Atlas Corps - Change Your Perspective...Change the World!

New Partnership with Atlas Corps - Change Your Perspective...Change the World!The World Affairs Council of Oregon partners with Atlas Corps (and Global Ties U.S.) on innovative long-term fellowship initiative. Read More ››

Education
Mon, 05/15/2017

Now Accepting Applications for the 2017-2018 Young Leaders in Action

Young Leaders in ActionAre you a Portland-area high school student? Are you interested in global issues and other cultures? Do you want to take action and have your voice heard? Apply now for Young Leaders in Action! Read More ››



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