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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.
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.
In the news: A recent International Visitors Program with European financial experts and policy advisers exploring how credit unions navigated the global financial crisis that began in 2008.
The World Affairs Council recently welcomed a group of English instructors from over 20 countries at an International Visitor Mixer co-sponsored by the Council’s Young Professionals group.