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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. 

    Available opportunities
    April 25 - April 25
    A Special Panel Discussion on The Cost of What You Wear
    Admission: FREE | Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm | Location: Port of Detroit, 130 E Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48226

    Co-Hosted by MM-O-DD Metro Museum of Design 

    AlShehail will give a short presentation and then be joined by moderator, Ms.Rachel Lutz of The Peacock Room and a panel of Detroit locals featuring Ms. Bena Burda of Maggie's Organics and Ms. Julia Rhodes of Rebel Nell. The main event will take place from 6:00-8:00PM, with complimentary refreshments. 

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    April 26 - May 2
    Multi-Regional Project (MRP): Brazil, Greece, Hong Kong, and Poland
    Toward a More Safe and Secure World: International Crime Issues

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for four boarder security officials from Brazil, Greece, Hong Kong, and Poland and their U.S. State Dept. liaison, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Toward a More Safe and Secure World: International Crime Issues.

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    May 1 - May 1
    Members-Only Reception | May 1st, 2017
    RSVP for more details: mail@globaltiesdetroit.org | Admission: FREE

    Please join Global Ties Detroit Board of Directors and members to celebrate the onset of Spring, May 1st, at 6pm and welcome the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) delegation below. They will be studying efforts for a more safe and secure world, particularly regarding international crime.

    • Brazil            Police Officer, Federal Police Department of the Ministry of Justice
    • Greece         Passport Control and Investigations, Directorate of Makedonia Intl (Thessaloniki) Airport
    • Hong Kong  Hong Kong SAR Customs and Excise Department
    • Poland         Border Management and Counter‑Drug Trafficking, Polish Border Guard
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    Meeting
    DINNER
    May 4 - May 9
    Indonesia
    Community Approaches to Addressing Vulnerable Youth

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for five community advocates and state officials from Indonesia and their U.S. State Dept. interpreters, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Community Approaches to Addressing Vulnerable Youth.

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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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    DINNER
    May 11 - May 16
    Saudi Arabia
    Women in Entrepreneurship

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for seven female entrepreneurs from Saudi Arabia and their U.S. State Dept. interpreters who will be visiting Detroit to examine Women in Entrepreneurship.

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    May 21 - May 24
    Poland
    Civic Engagement in Small and Medium-Sized Cities

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for ten community advocates from Poland and their U.S. State Dept. interpreters, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Civic Engagement in Small and Medium-Sized Cities.

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