2023 Annual Report

From expanding access to global engagement to strengthening community with international exchange leaders, alumni, and more citizen diplomacy professionals, take a look at our Network's impact in 2023.

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2024 National Meeting

The Global Ties U.S. 2024 National Meeting will take place March 5-8. Registration opens the week of December 11, and we have plenty of ways to get involved now, including our awards program, sponsorship opportunities, and more.

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New Global Ties Forum Event

Join us Thursday, December 7 for our final Global Ties Forum of 2023, "Global Views on International Engagement & Community Inclusion."


The Latest Updates

Exchange Matters

The Leadership Corner – September 2023

From launching the Community Impact Study, to engaging the Global Ties Network at Diplomacy Begins Here Vermont, Network DC, and more, our President & CEO shares highlights from our summer.

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Exchange Matters

A Farewell Letter to the Global Ties Network

By Anne Grimes, Director, Office of International Visitors    Greetings Global Ties Network Partners, Colleagues, and Friends,  Five years ago, I entered the Office of International Visitors (OIV) to assume

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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