GLX Programs: April 2023
April 1st, 2023
The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by the World Affairs Council which is a member of Global Ties U.S.
Developing a National Critical Infrastructure Protection Plan: The World Affairs Council will host five officials from the Ministry of Interior in Kosovo. By traveling to the United States, the delegation will explore U.S. National Infrastructure plans, including public-private partnerships that address terrorism and security threats, as well as the risk posed by natural disasters.
Countering Violent Crime through Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Engagement with At Risk Communities: Five Canadian Law Enforcement Officials serving in leadership positions across Canada, including in Municipal Policing, Port Enforcement, and Criminal divisions will visit Seattle to examine cross-border cooperation and information sharing on transnational criminal activity and operational and strategic level methods to counter violent crime. The group will also examine initiatives being implemented to work with communities to mitigate and prevent crime through diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Fulbright Korean International Education Administrators (KIEA) Program is funded by the Korean Fulbright program through the Korean-American Educational Commission and implemented by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the World Affairs Council.
Fulbright Korean International Education Administrators (KIEA): Eight International Education professionals from South Korea will visit Seattle to meet with local higher education institutions and universities to discuss best practices for the management of international programs.
The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship Program (YTILI) is funded by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by WorldChicago in partnership with the World Affairs Council.
Young Transatlantic Leaders Initiative (YTILI): Using entrepreneurship as a tool for economic development, YTILI promotes mutual understanding, enhances business and leadership skills, and builds lasting partnerships between business leaders from Europe and the United States. Six entrepreneurs from Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Iceland, Netherlands, North Macedonia, and Ukraine will collaborate with Seattle-based organizations and businesses through a month-long Fellowship and explore the U.S. entrepreneurship ecosystem.