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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
    October 7 - November 15
    Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

    The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) builds linkages between younger leaders across the hemisphere. YLAI will help address the opportunity gap for youth, especially women, by empowering entrepreneurs and civil society leaders with the training, tools, networks and resources they need to transform their societies and contribute more fully to economic development and prosperity, security, human rights and good governance in the hemisphere.

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    October 18 - October 18
    PROFESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS INFORMATION SESSION
    Join Global Ties Detroit and Cultural Vistas to learn about Outbound Fellowship Opportunities to Germany and Russia

    Location: Techtown | 440 Burroughs St. | Detroit, MI 48202

    Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

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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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    Meeting
    November 4 - November 8
    Indonesia
    Child Protection in the U.S. Social Welfare and Justice System

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 4 teachers from Indonesia exploring Child Protection in the U.S. Social Welfare and Justice System.

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    Meeting
    November 11 - November 18
    Balkans
    Entrepreneurship

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 9 entrepreneurs from The Balkans exploring Entrepreneurship.

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    Meeting
    November 22 - November 25
    Ukraine
    Channeling Energy for Sustained Social Change

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 5 NGO leaders from Ukraine exploring Channeling Energy for Sustained Social Change.

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    Meeting
    December 2 - December 6
    Thailand
    Civil Rights Advocacy

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 3 community advocates and lecturers from Thailand exploring Civil Rights Advocacy.

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    Meeting
    December 13 - December 16
    Syria
    NGO Leadership in Times of Conflict

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 12 NGO leaders and managers from Syria exploring NGO Leadership in Times of Conflict. 

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