Strategic Value of Exchanges Examined at Event

Capitol Visitors Center (Architect of the Capitol)

19 December 2015. Global Ties US and Alliance for International Exchange are holding a discussion of the role international exchange programs play in advancing peace and security, at a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The event, known as Exchanges Matter, runs from 1:00 pm to 7:30 pm on 27 January 2016 at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, First Street NE.

The event includes discussions of […]

Global Ties Meeting to Feature Skill Building, Policy Discussions

Mary Taylor, Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (

14 November 2015. The Global Ties U.S. annual meeting, on 27-30 January 2016, will provide professional development and networking opportunities for people engaged in international exchanges. The event, where some 1,000 international exchange professionals are expected, will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The program, says Global Ties U.S., features workshops and interactive sessions to build skills and learn best practices in the […]

Global Ties 2016 Conference Proposals Due 12 June

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6 June 2015. Proposals for sessions at the next Global Ties U.S. conference scheduled for 27-30 January 2016 are due by Friday, 12 June 2015. Global Ties U.S. is a programming partner of State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The annual conference is a forum for developing skills, identifying key trends, and sharing best practices in international exchange and nonprofit management.

The organization’s call for proposals is seeking ideas for sessions on […]

Education-Cultural Chief to Discuss Public Diplomacy Impact

Evan Ryan (Department of State/ECA)

14 February 2015. Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, will discuss the role of public diplomacy in U.S. foreign policy and national security, as well as the importance of people-to-people international exchanges in building more secure, democratic, and prosperous societies. Her talk takes place Thursday, 19 February 2015, at 6:00 pm on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Ryan oversees a […]

Meridian International in New York Seeking Candidates for Seasonal Positions

(Meridian International Center)

26 May 2014. Meridian International Center is a non-profit organization that promotes international understanding through the exchange of people, ideas, and the arts. The organization works with the State Department’s Office of International Visitors to support the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), and employs seasonal staff members who supplement the full-time staff at the State Department’s New York Program Branch in New York City.

Meridian International is recruiting a Seasonal Program […]

International Visitors Meeting Set for January-February 2014

National Council for International Visitors (NCIV) will hold its next national meeting January 29 to February 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. at the Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW. NCIV says its national meeting is a forum for developing skills, identifying key trends, and sharing best practices in international exchange and nonprofit management.

This year’s theme for the meeting is Global Ties: Integrate, Innovate, Impact. The program expects to have training sessions in:

Nonprofit capacity […]