BECOME A YOUNG LEADER IN ACTION!

Are you a Portland-area high school student who is interested in:  Gaining a global perspective? Developing leadership & teamwork skills? Building intercultural connections? Taking action on critical issues? Young Leaders in Action is a youth-led program that brings together high school...

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Abstracts due for ICSD 2020 Virtual Conference

Due to the continued uncertainty around the global COVID-19 pandemic, the ICSD Organizing Committee has decided to convene the 2020 event virtually. This will allow ICSD to remain accessible to all, while providing our community with a forum to continue advancing the SDGs. We realize that this...

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2nd World Symposium on Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Social responsibility and sustainable development are two different concepts, whose integration over the years has led to significant progress in the way enterprises see and perceive their operations. It is not only about policies or steps taken to meet legal requirements, but it also about social...

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Initiation by Coronavirus

There is a truth that every rite of passage guide shares with those in their care: once you cross the threshold, there is no going back. The old life is gone. Now you must travel your way through the darkness, no-longer and not-yet, as you move toward your unknown future.  In the middle of the...

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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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International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)

The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally-engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses...

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Call for Applications: ACG’s Sustainable Urban Development Tour

The Sustainable Urban Development Tour allows groups of urban professionals to receive an in-depth look at urban planning and city management as they improve the lives of their citizens and plan for the future. Building on the American Council on Germany’s history of best practice exchanges among...

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International Visitor Program (IVP) Intern

The International Visitor Program (IVP) intern will have the opportunity to become familiar with an aspect of American foreign policy, which promotes citizen diplomacy thorough international friendship and understanding. They will be encouraged to escort visitors to appointments and attend...

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Empowering Changemakers in the Pacific Islands

There is perhaps no issue more pressing for Pacific Island nations than climate change. Rising sea levels, warming oceans, and depleted fishing resources put the future of these island nations in jeopardy. It is projected that island nations like the Marshall Islands could be underwater by the end...

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2019 International Green Gown Awards Winners

The winners of the 2019 International Green Gown Awards were announced on 10th July 2019 at our host partner venue – the Institute of International Education (IIE) – in New York as part of the United Nations High Level Political Forum. The International Green Gown Awards celebrate the...

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Saving the Environment: My Immigrant and Activist Journey

2019 INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER SERIES—FUTURE LEADERS, GLOBAL VOICES WorldOregon welcomes Erica Fernandez to the Portland’5 Newmark Theatre on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 7pm , as part of the 2019 International Speaker Series. 2019 International Speaker Series WorldOregon’s International Speaker...

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