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International Visitors
Tue, 05/24/2011 - 10:00am

This summer make a connection that can last a lifetime: host an Iraqi youth!

The World Affairs Council is looking for Portland-area families with high school-age children to host Iraqi and US participants of the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program from July 22–August 3. Read More ››

International Visitors
Fri, 05/20/2011

Oregon Students Reflect on the American Exchange to Serbia

Earlier this spring, two Oregon students traveled to Serbia for a follow-on exchange to last fall’s Serbian Youth Leadership Program hosted by the World Affairs Council of Oregon. Read More ››

International Visitors
Thu, 05/05/2011 - 1:15pm

Oregon High School Students to Travel to Serbia

Two Oregon students will be traveling to Serbia this month as a follow-on exchange to last fall's Serbian Youth Leadership Program. Josie Inez of LEP High School and Alex Liljenquist of Trillium Charter School will travel with 13 other American teenagers on this two week exchange funded by the U.S. Department of State Read More ››

International Visitors
Fri, 04/15/2011 - 1:00pm

The Bus to Cameroon Makes a Round Trip

Alice Nkom’s recent return to Portland provided a rare glimpse into the impact of the Council, its members and the greater Portland community on future and current leaders of the world. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 03/01/2011 - 3:00pm

Now Recruiting Participants and Host Families for the Iraq Young Leaders Exchange Program

Three local students will be selected to participate alongside Iraqi and American teens in a four week leadership program taking place in Vermont, Kentucky, and Washington DC from July 14–August 9. Read More ››



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