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Upcoming Council Events

International Visitor Leadership Program

International Visitor Mixer

International Visitor MixerJoin 22 journalists from around the world and learn about the state of of journalism in their countries. NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL! (Registration now closed) 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 ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Agony & Hope in the Middle East

Nawzad Othman

Agony & Hope in the Middle EastISIS. Sectarian violence. Proxy war in Yemen. The Iran nuclear negotiations. Conflict in Syria and Iraq. Refugee crises. The future of the Saudi empire. What to make of so much turmoil? Read More ››

Young Professionals

YP International Trivia Night

YP International Trivia NightJoin fellow Young Professionals for International Trivia Night and show your global smarts about current events, world culture, history, geography and more! Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Media & Democracy in Ukraine

Steve Bass

Media & Democracy in Ukraine In June 2015, OPB’s Steve Bass joined a delegation in Kiev sponsored by the U.S. Department of State to assist the Ukraine government in setting up an independent public media organization. He’ll offer some observations about Ukraine and the challenges it faces. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Saving Capitalism

Robert Reich

Saving CapitalismRobert B. Reich returns to Portland with a myth-shattering breakdown of how the economic system that helped make America so strong is now failing us, and what it will take to fix it. Read More ››