14 Results Are Tagged With "International Affairs"

American Exchange Alumni Work Together to Fight Trafficking

Forty American alumni of more than ten U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs came together in Washington, D.C. this month to expand on their experiences disrupting illicit trafficking networks.

U.S.-Educated Azerbaijan Alumni Association Hosts Model U.S. Senate

Led by AAA board member and YLP alumna Samira Gasimova and FLEX alumnus Elmir Mukhtarov, the mock exercise provided an opportunity for participants to experience the U.S. legislative process while providing education and experience on how a legislative body makes laws.

All-STAR Alumni Are Helping Refugees

After studying Arabic in Morocco as a National Security Language Initiative (NSLI-Y) student, Adam Sella gained far more than impressive language skills. While abroad he spent time with fellow NSLI-Y scholars who worked with refugees in their hometowns, and began learning about the growing global refugee crisis.

Alumnus Helps German Students Connect Communities with Refugees

German CBYX alumnus Joshua Kriesmann truly embraces what it means to be a global citizen, making it his mission to foster greater cultural understanding in what can sometimes feel like an increasingly divisive world.

Citizen Diplomacy Beyond the Wall

When Jeffrey Wood first traveled to China from Washington, D.C. as a high school student, he could not have imagined that his study abroad journey would lead to an interview with First Lady Michelle Obama.

IVLP Alumnae Leading the Counter Terrorism Charge in Europe

The conference focused on the themes of Online Radicalization and Community Outreach, topics inspired by a White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism with the mayors of various U.S. cities that IVLP participants attended during their exchange experience.

YES Abroad Experience Fosters Alumna's Passion for Human Rights

Savannah Wooten's 10 months in Sarajevo sparked within her a deep interest in the power of policy and diplomacy to prevent, mitigate, and comprehensively respond to international conflict and mass atrocity crimes.

The Dynamic Duo from Ukraine

Building from skills developed during their Global UGRAD exchanges, Viktoriya Luchka and Viktoriia Shvydchenko became the first Ukrainian Youth Delegates appointed by their government to the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

NSLI-Y alum addresses the United Nations for World Interfaith Harmony Week

Sara Rahim, a 2010 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) alumna, delivered a keynote address to the UN about the role of interfaith cooperation for sustainable development.

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