Archives for July 2017

Upcoming Visitors & Dates of Note

Feb 13 – 17 Five professionals from Colombia will be in town on an IVLP titled "Accessing Foreign Markets: Export Logistics from Rural Roads to Ports." Feb 17 Youth Diplomats monthly meeting Feb 22 – 28 Five IVLP participants will explore "Improving the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Colombia."  Mar 1 – 7 Four visitors from Japan will...

Change Makers

In early April, a group of six Nepalese visitors arrived in Pensacola as part of a U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) project titled “Change Makers.” The purpose of this exchange was to examine the role of woman in the military and in other professional fields where women have traditionally been underrepresented. The...

Our Ocean: Young Ambassadors

In mid-March, the Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council hosted a group of 22 young environmentalists from around the world as part of an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) project titled “Our Ocean: Young Ambassadors.” The visitors came from Argentina, Bermuda, Brazil, Cambodia, Egypt, the Federated States of Micronesia, Germany, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Lithuania, the Netherlands,...

Effective Disaster Management and Emergency Response Coordination

In mid-March, the Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council hosted a group of seven emergency management professionals as part of a U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) project titled “Effective Disaster Management and Emergency Response Coordination.” Afghan government agencies and NGOs are dealing with natural disasters including flooding, landslides, droughts, and earthquakes in...