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C.U.L.T.: Salsa Night at Vie de Boheme

C.U.L.T.: Salsa Night at Vie de BohemeGet into the Latin groove at Vie de Boheme’s Salsa Night! Beginning-level lesson starts at 8:00pm with hours of dancing to follow. All levels welcome! Bring your friends or just yourself -- there are always plenty of people to dance with! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

2016 Oregon-China Conference on Business, Education and Culture

2016 Oregon-China Conference on Business, Education and CultureLearn from local business leaders about Oregon's trade and investment with Asia and from educators about best practices and opportunities in Confucius Classrooms. Read More ››

Cultural Visitors

Pan-Africa Youth Leaders: Social Impact Fair

Pan-Africa Youth LeadersJoin us at Tabor Space and meet the Pan-Africa Youth Leaders - learn about the action projects, ideas and innovations they've developed to bring about positive social change and help shape modern Africa. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

What's the Deal? The Road Ahead for Iran, the U.S. & the Gulf Region

Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Ambassador William H. Luers
Nawzad Othman

What's the Deal? The Road Ahead for Iran, the U.S. & the Gulf RegionWhat lays ahead on the diplomatic horizon between the U.S. and Iran? Join Jessica Tuchman Mathews, former President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, former Ambassador William H. Luers, Director of the Iran Project, and past WAC board chair Nawzad Othman as they delve into this landmark, critical geopolitical topic. Read More ››

International Speaker Series

Bill McKibben: "Climate Future: Beyond Paris"

Bill McKibben: "Climate Future: Beyond Paris"Environmental activist, author, and founder of 350.org joins us to conclude the 2016 International Speaker Series on Thursday, June 16, with "Climate Futures: Beyond Paris". Read More ››

Recent News

International Visitors
Wed, 05/25/2016 - 9:45am

Host an International Young Leader this Summer

Pan-Africa Youth Leadership ProgramMark your calendars! This spring and summer will bring over 100 students and educators from Asia, Africa, Cuba, Mexico, and Iraq. Sign up to host today! Read More ››

Education
Thu, 03/24/2016

Now Accepting Applications for the 2016-2017 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 ››

Volunteer and Careers
Tue, 03/22/2016 - 2:15pm

Job Opportunity: WAC seeks Marketing & Communication Whiz!

Job Opportunnity: WAC seeks Marketing & Communication Whiz!WAC seeks that special next-level thinker to elevate marketing and communications and "connect Oregonians to the world." Read More ››

Board and Staff
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 4:15pm

Derrick Olsen of Greater Portland, Inc. to succeed Maria Wulff as President of World Affairs Council of Oregon

World Affairs Council of Oregon announces new leadership: Greater Portland, Inc.’s Derrick Olsen to succeed Maria Wulff as President Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Mon, 02/15/2016 - 10:45am

Thomas L. Friedman to kick off 2016 International Speaker Series on February 29th

Thomas Friedman to kick off 2016 International Speaker Series on February 29thInternationally renowned author, reporter, and New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman will kick off the 2016 International Speaker Series on Monday, February 29th at 7pm, with “The Middle East: An Update on Changing Events”. For more information on the Series, and to purchase your tickets today! Read More ››



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