The Power of Sports Diplomacy

Ahead of the Summer Olympics, join us for a special Global Ties Forum virtual event on The Power of Sports Diplomacy to explore athletes as ambassadors for local and global engagement.


Meet the 2024 CDAF Project Teams

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund (CDAF) competition. Learn more about the 43 project teams.

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Diplomacy Begins Here Kalamazoo

The Global Ties Network will be in Kalamazoo, MI this week to explore "Global Challenges: Building Locally Driven Solutions in Kalamazoo." Follow the action via #IAmDiplomacy

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Announcing New Dinner Diplomacy Collaboration with Marriott International

This new partnership will help Global Ties Network member organizations expand opportunities for people in their communities to participate in dinner diplomacy events with global leaders.

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