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Wed, 02/13/2013 - 9:15am

Trita Parsi: Obama & Iran-Between War, Sanctions and Diplomacy

If you missed Trita Parsi's excellent talk on September 11in Portland - check out the video Read More ››

Cultural Visitors
Thu, 11/15/2012

High School Students: Now Accepting Applications for the 2013 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program

In partnership with the U.S. Department of State and World Learning, the World Affairs Council of Oregon is recruiting Oregon participants for the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) in summer of 2013. IYLEP is a three week youth leadership program based in the U.S. for Iraqi and American teenagers ages 15-17. Read More ››

International Visitor Leadership Program
Tue, 10/30/2012

Portuguese Journalist Takes on Portland

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. Read More ››

International Visitors
Thu, 06/28/2012 - 12:15pm

Belarusian professionals visit Oregon to learn about ecotourism

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. Read More ››

Education
Thu, 06/28/2012 - 11:30am

Global Classroom News: The Teach Latin America Conference

Teach Latin America: A Conference for K-12 Educators took place on Saturday, May 12th at Lewis & Clark College. This was the fourth conference in our Teach the World Educator Conference and Youth Forum Series. Read More ››