World Oregon International Speaker Series

WORLDOREGON PRESENTS THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER SERIES: BRIDGING PERSPECTIVES Celebrating its 20th anniversary, WorldOregon’s International Speaker Series is one of the nation’s premier platforms for international affairs. For two decades, the series has put you in the room with the global...

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UN Update with Peter Yeo

UN Update with Peter Yeo On November 21 at 5 p.m., join Peter Yeo, President of the Better World Campaign, to hear his insight on how the UN funding crisis is unfolding, and what UN advocates can do to take action. As a founding member of the UN, the United States plays a vital role in promoting...

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International Speaker Series 2020: Coming Soon!

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, WorldOregon’s International Speaker Series is one of the nation’s premier platforms for international affairs. For two decades, the series has put you in the room with the global leaders, visionaries, and inspiring voices that are changing our world. And this year...

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2019 United Nations Day

The United Nations has declared climate change as the defining issue of our time.  You are invited to come learn about taking Climate Action. Join Keynote Speaker, Gillian Wilson, Communications Associate at UNA-USA, Washington, D.C., to explore how to address climate change through an advocacy...

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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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SDG Media Zone

Every July, a very special event takes place at the UN Headquarters in New York. The annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is where hundreds of policymakers, youth activists, NGO representatives and scientists come together to review our common progress on achieving...

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GlobalPDX Lunch & Learn

When the member nations of the UN signed onto Agenda 2030, in 2015, they established 17 aspirational Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets to achieve by 2030. While overwhelming at first, each of the SDGs, from poverty and hunger to energy and peace, are being addressed to some...

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Northwest Model United Nations – Portland

The Northwest Model United Nations – Portland chapter is hosting its conference this February.  Come join us to learn about and engage in current issues! The most accessible and affordable conferences in the MUN world continue with NWMUN-Portland, February 16-18 in Portland, Oregon. We...

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People power: #SolveDifferent

People power: all of us can inspire change and #SolveDifferent We can all make a difference today for the environment. From sharing a ride to work to having a meat-free meal, each of us can advance action on environmental goals. This UN Environment Assembly will inspire us to seize this...

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