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International Speaker Series
Fri, 02/12/2016 - 1:30pm

Bill McKibben announced as 4th Speaker of 2016 International Speaker Series!

The World Affairs Council is pleased to announce that world renowned environmental activist and founder of, Bill McKibben, will conclude the 2016 International Speaker Series, coming to Portland on Thursday, June 16 2016 to speak on "Climate Futures: Beyone Paris". Get Your Series Tickets Today! Read More ››

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 2:15pm

Discover Cuba with Council Board Chair Randy Miller – March 5-12, 2016 *Early-bird price extended!

Join host Randy Miller, Board Chair of the World Affairs Council of Oregon, for an 8-day, 7-night trip to Cuba featuring tours to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historic towns and cities, and visits with Cubans from all walks of life. Read More ››

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

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 ››

Headline and Cultural Forums
Thu, 11/05/2015 - 2:15pm

Saving Capitalism--Audio Recording Now Available!

If you missed Robert Reich's talk about his new book 'Saving Capitalism', click here to access a full audio recording of the evening's conversation. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums
Fri, 09/11/2015 - 1:15pm

Watch Nawzad Othman's talk on Agony & Hope in the Middle East

Watch the video of Nawzad Othman's discussion on recent developments in the Middle East Read More ››

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