USA Pavilion Youth Ambassadors at Expo 2020 Dubai

Congratulations to the 75 Youth Ambassadors selected to represented the United States at Expo 2020 Dubai, opening October 1. It has been an extraordinary privilege to work with the U.S. Department of State and our Community-Based Members nationwide to recruit the most diverse cohort on record to represent the United States at a World Expo.

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Exchange Matters

Piloting a Return to In-Person IVLP Projects

Editor’s note: For three weeks in late July and early August, members of the Global Ties Network hosted the first in-person International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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