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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
    DINNER
    August 8 - August 12
    Iraq
    Community Policing

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for eight community advocates from Iraq exploring Community Policing

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    Meeting
    August 8 - August 13
    Palestinian Territories and Israel
    Education Innovation

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 9 Educators from the Palestinian Territories and Israel and their U.S. State Dept. liaisons, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Education Innovation

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    August 12 - August 17
    Thailand
    Combating Trafficking in Persons

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for eight government officials from Thailand exploring Combating Trafficking in Persons

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    August 17 - August 23
    Spain
    Empowering Communities to Prevent Radicalization Among Youth

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for four community advocates and officials from Spain exploring Empowering Communities to Prevent Radicalization Among Youth

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    August 23 - August 29
    Indonesia
    Civil Society in Muslim Communities

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for ten religious officials and scholars from Indonesia exploring Civil Society in Muslim Communities

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    Meeting
    August 31 - September 6
    Malaysia
    School Management and Pedagogy System for Madrasah

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for four educators and administrators from Malaysia exploring School Management and Pedagogy System for Madrasah.

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    Meeting
    HOMESTAY
    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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    Meeting
    September 12 - September 16
    Israel
    Municipal Government Budget Management

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for four community officials and NGO leaders from Israel exploring Municipal Government Budget Management.

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    September 12 - September 16
    MULTI-REGIONAL PROJECT (MRP): ENTREPRENEURSHIP & SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
    Angola, Cabo Verde, & Sao Tome and Principe

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for eight business leaders from Angola, Cabo Verde, & Sao Tome and Principe and their U.S. State Department liaisons, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Entrepreneurship and Business Development (Lusophone).

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    September 13 - September 13
    International Prohibition Cruise and Boat Tour on the Detroit River
    Time: 6:30pm 8:30pm | Location: Departs Stroh’s River Place Dock at 6:30 PM sharp!

    Enterprising Detroiters took advantage of our proximity to Canada, making the Detroit area a hub of activity during the Prohibition years. This unique tour will give our guests a chance to explore this chapter in our history first-hand by sailing past some of the bootleggers’ favorite locations along the Detroit River.

    While cruising, plan to shop in The Peacock Room pop-up shop with Prohibition-era accessories that will make you look like the cat’s meow!

    To register call: Global Ties Detroit 313.638.1626

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    September 16 - September 20
    ARGENTINA
    Labor Relations in the U.S.

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for a group of delegates from Argentina exploring U.S. Labor Relations. 

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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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