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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.
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.DETAILS
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.DETAILS
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.DETAILS
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.DETAILS
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.DETAILS
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A lot of people spend half their lives to get the opportunity to meet the people that we met in just 10 days [in Detroit]. This concentration of knowledge and resources brought me one step closer to being global.
The opportunity to welcome and work with international delegations visiting Detroit provides a very rich experience. To be engaged in this work is significant and very rewarding. The world is becoming smaller every day and Global Ties Detroit contributes greatly in building strong bridges with people and nations across the globe.