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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Leadership in the Public Sector

Do you wish to strengthen your competences as a public sector leader for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to gain a comprehensive overview of the current and future challenges facing public leaders while also identifying the most important skills required for...

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Global Warming: What can we learn from the COP24 meeting?

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Reimund Schwarze, Dr. Oleksandr Sushchenko, Hannes Rassmann In December 2018, politicians and scientists from around the globe met in Katowice to evaluate the status of climate change, which is broadly considered to threatening sustainability and resilience of societies around...

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GlobalPDX Conference 2018

GlobalPDX is hosting a conference to meet the needs of the international development community in Oregon and beyond. This year, we are hosting a full-day conference on Friday, November 2nd at the Smith Memorial Student Union in downtown Portland.  The conference will focus on the humanitarian,...

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