Global Ties U.S.
A collection of essays from Global Ties U.S. board members on the future of international exchanges.
In the 2019 Soft Power 30 report, CPD Advisory Board Member Katherine Brown explains the importance of face-to-face exchanges to building trust.
Katherine Brown enters a new leadership role with the dynamic international exchange organization.
The research grant from Global Ties U.S. will fund a project to evaluate and monitor the Police Professionalization Exchange Program.
With the help of Global Ties U.S. and the San Antonio Council for International Visitors, the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs is funding the Police Professionalization Exchange Program for Mexico — a program that will train 3,800 police officials from Mexico in U.S. law enforcement policies and police tactics. [...] Police officials from Mexico are undergoing training to learn the best U.S. law enforcement practices to take back home.
Beginning this week, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with Global Ties U.S., will sponsor Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summits, bringing together leaders in business, government, and the nonprofit world to further citizen diplomacy and forge new connections in local communities. The summits will take place across the United States, engaging Americans from diverse backgrounds on the innovations and impacts that stem from international relationships.
Evaluating the local impact of cultural exchanges is the subject of this latest collaboration.
“Our U.S. government can’t be everywhere at every moment,” said Jennifer Clinton, president of Global Ties U.S. “We must continue to find ways to leverage the citizenry to build the bridges that lead to increased security, economic development, economic ties and cultural ties.”