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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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    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
    January 24 - January 27
    Italy
    Economic Development and Urban Revitalization

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 4 economic and social policy makers at the city and regional level, and social entrepreneurs,  from Italy exploring Economic Development and Urban Revitalization.

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    January 24 - January 27
    Iraq
    Domestic Violence, Women and Children's Issues

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 8 government officials and NGO worker from Iraq exploring Domestic Violence, Women, and Children's Issues.

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    March 1 - March 7
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Countering Violent Extremism

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 10 civil society leaders from Trinidad and Tobago exploring Countering Violent Extremism.

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    March 4 - March 7
    Kazakhstan
    Labor Relations

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for four labor advocates from Kazakhstan exploring labor issues. 

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    Meeting
    March 6 - March 8
    Germany
    Combating Online Harassment and Hate

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 6 activists and representatives from civic organizations, political parties, and government institutions from Germany exploring Combating Online Harassment and Hate.

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    March 8 - March 13
    Regional Project Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine,, United Kingdom, and USEU Brussels
    The Contemporary U.S. Economy: Financial Markets, Trade, and Economic Development

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 11 academics, advisers, and political leaders from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine,, United Kingdom, and USEU Brussels exploring The Contemporary U.S. Economy: Financial Markets, Trade, and Economic Development 

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    March 14 - March 20
    Latin American: Chile, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, and Venezuela
    Regional Responses to Inter-American Migration Issues

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for six migration advocates from Chile, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, and Venezuela exploring migration issues. 

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    March 20 - March 24
    Latin America: Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Uruguay, and Venezuela
    Addressing the Needs of At-Risk Youth To Promote Resilient Communities

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 15 youth advocates from Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Uruguay, and Venezuela exploring at risk youth. 

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