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    Expand your world, exchange ideas, share your expertise, and discover new cultures during one of our upcoming programs and events. Global Ties Detroit connects emerging international leaders with their counterparts in Southeastern Michigan. We’re always looking for new partners to collaborate with. 

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    May 8 - May 7
    Atlas Corps
    Professional Development Fellows

    Global Ties Detroit is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Atlas Corps!  Together we facilitate fellowships between the best global rising leaders and SE Michigan organizations addressing social issues.  Fellows volunteer at organizations for 12 to 18 months and are enrolled in an ongoing training program.

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    Meeting
    HOMESTAY
    Henry Ford Museum
    September 6 - September 27
    Belarus
    Entrepreneurship Education for Schoolchildren (EES)

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for ten educators and innovators from Belarus exploring Entrepreneurship Education for Schoolchildren (EES)

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    September 27 - September 30
    NIGERIA
    U.S. History, Education & Culture for Radio Broadcasters

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for eight radio broadcasters from Nigeria exploring U.S. History, Education & Culture for Radio Broadcasters. 

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    September 30 - October 5
    Multi-Regional Project (MRP): CVE/Change Makers: Promoting Community Resilience against Radicalization and Extremism
    Egypt, France, Republic of Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Palestinian Territories

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for seven youth community leaders from Egypt, France, Republic of Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Palestinian Territories and their U.S. State Department liaisons, who will be visiting Detroit to examine how youth leaders, activists, and regional and municipal officials can contribute positively to addressing social, economic and political marginalization.

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    October 4 - October 10
    Algeria
    Career Centers and Job Creation for Youth

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for eight academic youth advisors from Algeria exploring Career Centers and Job Creation for Youth.

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    October 7 - October 12
    Sub-Regional African Sahel Project
    Countering Violent Extremism in the Sahel

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for fifteen religious and community advocates from Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, exploring ways to combat terrorism and the terrorist networks that are taking root. And provide participants an opportunity to learn about strategic planning and explore government and civil society organizations in the United States that seek to tackle similar issues.

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    Meeting
    October 18 - October 21
    India
    Sub National and Corporate Efforts to Reduce Emissions and Promote Renewable Energy

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for ten journalists from India exploring the efforts being made by the private sector and state and local governments to transition to clean energy sources such as solar and wind, increase their energy use efficiency, and reduce their overall carbon footprint.

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    Meeting
    October 29 - November 1
    Multi-Regional Project (MRP): Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
    Multi-Regional Project (MRP)

    Algeria, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Palestinian Territories, People's Republic of China, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Sweden, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for twenty eight business leaders and their U.S. State Department Liaisons, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development. 

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