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International Visitors
Tue, 03/01/2011 - 3:00pm

Now Recruiting Participants and Host Families for the Iraq Young Leaders Exchange Program

Three local students will be selected to participate alongside Iraqi and American teens in a four week leadership program taking place in Vermont, Kentucky, and Washington DC from July 14–August 9. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 02/15/2011 - 1:30pm

Government Representatives and Business Leaders from Khabarovsk Visit Portland

In December the World Affairs Council of Oregon hosted an Open World Delegation from Portland’s sister city, Khabarovsk, Russia. Read More ››

International Visitors
Wed, 01/19/2011 - 3:30pm

Moldovan Judges Visit Portland

This October the World Affairs Council, in partnership with The Honorable Diarmuid O’Scannlain, united States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, hosted an Open World Delegation of Moldovan judges. Read More ››

Education
Wed, 01/19/2011 - 3:30pm

Phoenix High School Teacher to Visit Saudi Arabia

Phoenix High School Social Studies teacher, Mary Burton, was selected to join Houston, Texas area educators on a trip to Saudi Arabia sponsored by Aramco Services. Many thanks to the Houston Council for making room for a teacher from Oregon. Read More ››

Open World
Tue, 10/26/2010 - 1:30pm

Spice up the Winter Months by Opening Your Home to a Visitor from Russia This December

The World Affairs Council is currently seeking host families for five Russian visitors and their bilingual facilitator who will be in Oregon from December 10–18 on a program focused on Social Services. The participants will range from members of government to social service providers and non-profit workers. Read More ››



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