Archives for July 2017

Upcoming Visitors

Aug 31 – Sept 6 Ten professionals from Nigeria will be with us to explore interfaith leadership and human rights. Sept 13 – 16 Five Indonesian university professors will be with us to examine NGOs and social services. Sept 14 – 20 Four professionals from Oman will focus on international trade while in northwest Florida....

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...