New Diplomacy

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


Recap-photo-collageNew Diplomacy: Building on 75 Years

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

The Global Ties U.S. National Meeting included keynote addresses from:

  • Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States
  • Richard Stengel, Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
  • Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • Oscar Arias, State Department exchange alumnus, Nobel Prize Laureate, and former President of Costa Rica
  • Richard C. Morais, author of The Hundred-Foot Journey

It is the leading forum for developing skills, identifying key trends, and sharing best practices in international exchange and nonprofit management, bringing together leaders, volunteers, and experts from 45 states and 13 countries.

To view a recap of the sights, sounds, and experiences from the National Meeting, check out Storify: #NewDiplomacy.

To view photos from the National Meeting, see the Flickr album.

Want to see the Latin America Dialogue? Watch the webcast.

Watch all the video highlights below:


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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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