WorldOregon offers over 40 public programs each year with experts and world leaders; hosts over 500 emerging leaders and entrepreneurs from around the globe and provides assistance to K-12 schools in their important work of teaching students to become citizens of the world. WorldOregon is a private, non- partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

The mission of WorldOregon is to broaden public awareness and understanding of international affairs and to engage Oregonians with the world. The Council's staff and programs work to serve as a community resource on international affairs, enhance international education in the schools, and sponsor international professional visitors.

In 2017, WorldOregon changed their name from World Affairs Council of Oregon.