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YP Discussion Group - Turkish Foreign Policy

YP Discussion Group - Turkish Foreign PolicyFollowing a significant slowing of economic growth, and undemocratic reforms and police activity, Turkey's leadership is looking tenuous. What are Turkey's long-term goals for the region? Join the Young Professionals this week for discussion. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Karen Piper | The Price of Thirst

Karen Piper | The Price of ThirstImagine a landscape where thirst is political, drought is a business opportunity, and multinational corporations control our most necessary natural resource. Read More ››

International Visitor Leadership Program

Social Impact Fair: Pan-Africa Young Leaders

Social Impact Fair: Pan-Africa Young LeadersCome meet the Francophone Pan-Africa Young Leaders and learn about the action projects they have developed to address the social issues of their communities. Read More ››

Recent News

Teach the World
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 1:30pm

Teach Russia Resource Materials Now Available!

Teach Russian Conference World Affairs Council of OregonIf you attended the 'Teach Russia & the Post-Soviet States' conference in May earlier this year, you can now find downloadable resource materials available on our website. Read More ››

Travel
Thu, 07/16/2015 - 2:45pm

Council President, Maria Wulff, hosts cultural cruise "Coastal Life from the Adriatic to the Agean"

World Affairs Council of Oregon President, Maria Wulff, recently returned from hosting a 9-day international trip, leading a tour through the Adriatic aboard the M.S. LE LYRIAL. The trip, organized by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, took guests to five countries and eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Read More ››

International Visitor Leadership Program
Wed, 07/15/2015 - 12:00pm

French-Speaking Host Families Needed!

French-Speaking Host Families Needed!This August, the World Affairs Council of Oregon will be hosting a francophone cohort of students participating in the Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program, and we are looking for French-speaking host families for August 21-29. Read More ››

Education
Thu, 07/09/2015 - 4:00pm

SAVE THE DATE: World Quest 2015: A Night in Old Havana

Join us Friday, November 20 at the Benson Hotel for our annual fundraiser for youth and education programs! Read More ››

Board and Staff
Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:00pm

WAC Oregon Vice President, Shelby Kardas visits Taiwan as part of 2015 WACA Leadership Mission

WAC Oregon Vice President, Shelby Kardas visits Taiwan as part of 2015 WACA Leadership MissionIn June, WAC Oregon’s Vice President, Shelby Kardas was part of a 9-person U.S. delegation to Taiwan (Republic of China) as part of the ‘WACA 2015 Leadership Mission to Taiwan’. The group was a guest of the Taiwanese government, invited to learn about trade and student exchange opportunities between Taiwan and the U.S. Read More ››