November Lunch and Learn

Bring your lunch and join us as we hear from Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm, the new U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence! “A career in the Department of State is always an adventure – mine has been full of unexpected experiences, fascinating encounters, and non-stop learning. When I joined, I...

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Development Drinks

Development Drinks is a monthly gathering hosted by GlobalPDX, for people interested in international development. This social event is meant to be a chance to connect with others and to learn about the work of GlobalPDX members. This month we are delighted to highlight Jonathan Jennings,...

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NGO Showcase WorldOregon Young Professionals

Each year World Oregon highlights 12-15 international development organizations giving our dynamic community of internationally minded folks like you the opportunity to learn about their work, get inspired, get involved, network, and socialize. This is a FREE event, and a great opportunity for you...

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National Security in Turbulent Times

A conversation about the current state of US nuclear policy, the fight to diversify the voices making crucial decisions about our national security, and how each of us can be advocates for a safer world.

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Power of Partnership Mixer

You’re invited: Meet, mix and mingle with organizations in Portland that believe in the work that we do. This event is our way of saying “thank you” to the many businesses, universities, nonprofits and community leaders that made our work possible this year. Join Green...

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India Will Ban Single-Use Plastics

The ban will be implemented across the nation on Oct. 2. Why Global Citizens Should Care Plastic waste, if not recycled or properly managed, often becomes a harmful environmental pollutant that impacts life on land and in the oceans. Reducing plastic pollution is essential to establishing and...

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Global Opportunities for SDGs (GO for SDGs) initiative

Description As part of Germany’s and UNEP’s promise to step up their efforts for globally implementing the SDGs, the German Ministry for Environment and UNEP have created ‘Global Opportunities for SDGs’ (or in short: GO for SDGs). This new initiative aims to accelerate and raise ambition for...

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74th UN General Assembly

World leaders gathering in New York City at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly have been putting environmental issues are at the forefront of the discussions. Governments, civil society and individuals are making commitments on how they will act on climate, sharing progress on...

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GlobalPDX Lunch and Learn

Bring Your Lunch and Join Our Discussion with Sukanya Borthakur of Medical Teams International Sukanya Borthakur joined Medical Teams International in March 2019 as their global Community Health Advisor. In this role Sukanya is focused on Medical Teams’ Tanzania and Uganda programs. She previously...

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Development Drinks

Development Drinks is a monthly gathering hosted by GlobalPDX, for people interested in international development. This social event is meant to be a chance to connect with others and to learn about the work of GlobalPDX members. Our presenting organization this month is Mercy Corps. Mercy...

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These Are the Best Countries to Be a Woman in 2019

A new global report analyzes the state of gender equality in 129 countries around the world. Denmark is the country closest to achieving the goal of gender equality, according to a new report recently published by UK-based NGO Equal Measure 2030 — but no country has achieved total gender equality...

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