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Coffee + Climate Change

Hanna Neuschwander

Coffee + Climate ChangeClimate change is threatening coffee in virtually every major coffee producing region of the world - from higher temperatures, to intense rainfall coupled with long droughts, and so on. Are we on the edge of coffee-pocalypse? Join Hanna Neuschwander of World Coffee Research for a look at the future of your morning coffee. Read More ››

Young Professionals

Holiday Cheer: YP Holiday Party & 2015 International Development Showcase

Holiday Cheer: International Development ShowcasePlease join the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Oregon as we celebrate the holidays and showcase Oregon’s vibrant community of international development nonprofits. Revel in style with a crowd of fellow globally-engaged Oregonians who support good work around the world. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Report from Turkey with Kerim Balci

Kerim Balci

Report from Turkey with Kerim BalciJoin us for a discussion with journalist-writer Kerim Balci on the current domestic landscape of Turkey and how recent political changes might influence Turkey's foreign policy and security in the region. Read More ››

Recent News

International Visitors
Tue, 12/01/2015 - 1:15pm

Student and Teacher Applications Now Open For 2016 Youth Exchanges

Youth Ambassadors in Rio de JaneiroNow recruiting Oregon students and teachers for the 2016 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program and the 2016 Youth Ambassadors Programs with South America. Travel the world, change the world! Read More ››

Great Decisions
Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:00pm

Great Decisions 2016: Topics announced

Great Decisions 2016: Topics announcedJanuary is just around the corner - and the return of our perennially-popular Great Decisions lecture series at PSU. Check out this year's exciting topics! Read More ››

Board and Staff
Mon, 11/30/2015 - 3:00pm

World Affairs Council Announces Departure of President, Maria Wulff After 20 Years of Leadership

World Affairs Council Announces Departure of President, Maria WulffDear Council Friends, It is tempting to start this note with, “All good things must come to an end,” but it seems more appropriate to talk about new beginnings. I am writing to let you know that I have decided to leave the World Affairs Council, effective March 31, 2016. Read More ››

Young Professionals
Tue, 11/24/2015 - 6:00pm

YP C.U.L.T.— Board Games from Around the World!

YP C.U.L.T.— Board Games from Around the World! Join the YP's at the Lucky Lab on Hawthorne for an evening of beer and board games. Ticket to ride, Carcassonne, El Grande, or whatever board game you have on hand — bring your favorite world-themed game and share it with friends new and old. It's sure to be a fun time that will ease you into the holiday season. Read More ››

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:30pm

RESERVE YOUR TABLE NOW! World Quest Global Knowledge Fundraiser--A Night in Old Havana

RESERVE YOUR TABLE NOW! World Quest Global Knowledge FundraiserReserve your table for a team of 8 to engage in fun and hijinks and raise funds for the World Affairs Council of Oregon's youth and education programs. Read More ››

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