Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: December 18, 2014, 3:56 AM
The World Affairs Council of Oregon is a private, non-profit, non-partisan educational organization dedicated to broadening public understanding of international affairs and engaging Oregonians with the world. The Council offers over 40 public programs each year with experts and world leaders speaking on a variety of international topics. The Council also annually hosts some 500 emerging leaders from around the world and entrepreneurs from Russian and the Newly Independent States who come to the U.S. to participate in professional exchanges and business training programs. In addition, The Council provides assistance to K-12 schools in their important work of teaching students about the world.