Connecting U.S. Communities

NCIV is now Global Ties U.S.! Global Ties U.S. is a network of over 100 nonprofit organizations across 44 states and 13 countries that connect leaders in U.S. communities with leaders from all around the world. Together we help shape U.S. foreign relations by opening avenues for increased understanding and greater cooperation, security and prosperity. Read more


2014-Nov-Dec-Newsletter_cover150The November/December edition of ExchangeMatters, the Global Ties U.S. newsletter, is now available!

In this issue:

Get a glimpse at 21st century diplomacy with the first virtual International Visitor Leadership Program project, connecting Icelandic environmental experts with their counterparts in the United States.

Discover John Zogby's insights into the Global Ties network based on his travels across the United States talking about First Globals: Understanding,Managing, and Unleashing Our Millennial Generation.

Learn what millennials connected to during our Diplomacy Begins Here summit in Huntsville, Alabama.


New Diplomacy: Building on 75 Years

February 4-7, 2015
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC

The Global Ties U.S. National Meeting is the leading forum for developing skills, identifying key trends, and sharing best practices in international exchange and nonprofit management. The 2015 National Meeting will be a chance to learn, connect, and be inspired by volunteers, experts, and leaders who are dedicated to building global understanding.

Are you interested in supporting the 2015 National Meeting? To download the Sponsorship & Exhibitor Prospectus, click here.


Member Spotlight


Columbus International Visitors Council

Since 1965, the Columbus International Visitors Council has been building partnerships between Central Ohioans and citizens of other countries that strengthen democratic ideals, encourage economic development, and promote cultural understanding through the exchange of ideas and knowledge. Christopher Washington, a board member, recently shared his perspective on the importanct of citizen diplomacy.

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