Our Programs

Citizen diplomacy in action.

Global Ties U.S. tailors travel and program itineraries to meet the cultural and professional needs of international visitors, governments, companies, and more. Our members know their communities better than anyone and can connect you to the people and organizations.

$80 Million

Economic Activity in FY22


IVLP Participants in FY22


Hours of Community Service in FY22

Emerging Leaders Program

In order for the United States to be accurately reflected in international affairs and international exchange, we must draw from the talent and rich diversity in all corners of our country.

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Water Smart Engagement

Water utilities in Southeast Asia do not have the latest technologies that could address water insecurity. The United States aims to be a reliable partner to governments and citizens across the region in tackling this critical issue.

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International Alumni Program

The Global Ties U.S. International Alumni Program is designed around a series of five virtual events that connect and deepen engagement between international alumni of U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs and

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The MENA-USA Empowering Resilient Girls Exchange (MERGE) inspires participants to learn about their own mental health and develop emotional resilience skills – and, in turn, share this knowledge with their communities.

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Expo 2020 Dubai

For nearly two centuries, Expos – also known as World Fairs – have showcased important scientific, cultural, and architectural achievements – including the telephone, cotton candy, and the Space Needle, among others.

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Past Programs

PAK-USA Virtual Exchange

The U.S.-Pakistan relationship is a critical one for global security, but youth in the United States and Pakistan are often not familiar with each other’s people, culture, and values.

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