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International Visitors
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:45pm

Exciting hosting opportunities ahead

The World Affairs Council of Oregon invites community members to open their doors and share an American home experience with visitors this spring, summer, and fall. Read More ››

International Visitors
Fri, 01/03/2014 - 1:15pm

Anticipating 90 young leaders in 2014

In 2014, the Council will host over 90 teen leaders from South America, Africa, and the Middle East, an exciting expansion of our youth exchange programs. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:15pm

Musa E. Zula from South Africa speaks about his experience in the International Visitor Program

An interview with Musa Emmanuel Zulu, Founder and Creative Director of Valhalla Arts, who came to the US as part of the International Visitor Program, which took him on a 21-day trip to four cities in the US, including Portland, looking at issues related to disability rights. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 9:00am

Exploring Disability Advocacy in Oregon

The International Visitors Program has brought an increasing number of visitors looking at disability issues to Oregon. Identified as established or emerging leaders in their countries, the individuals are nominated by U.S. embassies to join other international leaders on a multi-city trip. Learn about the programs and the issues they investigate. Read More ››

International Visitors
Mon, 09/30/2013 - 10:00am

Hosting Opportunity: Be an Ambassador for Oregon

We are currently seeking host families for 12 teen leaders and two adult chaperones from Bolivia and Peru who will be in Oregon from November 12 – 23 for a program focused on civic engagement. Read More ››