Diplomacy Begins Here: Bridging Citizen Engagement and Environmental Action

Join us October 13-14 in Portland, OR to explore emergent best practices around civic engagement, global citizenship, and the environment with IVLP partner WorldOregon.


Global Ties U.S. Internships

Calling all students: want to be part of a mission-driven team and gain resume-building skills in the process? Apply for a fall internship with us. We have 6 opportunities (virtual or in person).


Q&A with Mehwish Abbasi

IVLP alumna Mehwish Abbasi discusses the intersection of climate change and women’s and girls’ education, and how her IVLP experience shaped her work.

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States Served

We foster connections that break down borders, shatter stereotypes, and create a more peaceful, prosperous world.  

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“I am convinced that increased participation by dedicated Americans in international exchanges will help to achieve our common hope for a durable and just peace.”

President John F. Kennedy, 1961 Learn More