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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.
Listen to Kenneth M. Pollack, who lectured at the World Affairs Council on September 25, in an interview on OPB's Think Out Loud.
On July 20, a group of Iraqi and American students arrived in Portland as part of the U.S. Department of State's Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program. While in Portland, they met with local and regional organizations to discuss social justice and youth activism.
Earlier this month the World Affairs Council was privileged to host up and coming Portuguese journalist Ms. Joana Latino Oliveira e Silva. As part of her U.S. State Department sponsored professional development program, she visited Portland for four days meeting with local media organizations.
In May, a group of 10 ecotourism professionals from Belarus visited Oregon through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Community Connections Program. For three weeks participants explored sustainable tourism initiatives.