The IVLP is a professional exchange program organized by the U.S. Department of State. Current and future foreign leaders from a variety of fields have the opportunity to develop their skills through short-term visits to the United States. Professional meetings allow participants to share their own expertise as well as learn new approaches from their American counterparts. Projects vary in theme and typically include visits to four U.S. communities over three weeks.Visit website
The IVLP is a professional exchange program organized by the U.S. Department of State. Current and future foreign leaders from a variety of fields have the opportunity to develop their skills through short-term visits to the United States. Professional meetings allow participants to share their own expertise as well as learn new approaches from their American counterparts. Projects vary in theme and typically include visits to four U.S. communities over three weeks.
Participants are influential members or leaders in their home communities. Those nominated/selected have a strong connection to the chosen theme. English fluency is required.
Coralie Bonnet has been a partner of the U.S. Embassy for many years. She’s active in her community promoting peace and remembrance. She went on an IVLP Program in 2017.
As TV journalist at the foreign news desk, Romina Van Camp was the perfect candidate for an International Visitors Leadership Program on the 2016 elections.
Steven Decraene is a journalist for the public broadcaster VRT. Whatever happens in the world he gets dispatched and reports on it. Steven participated in an International Visitors Leaders Program.
There is no application for IVLP. Participants are nominated and selected annually by the staff of US Embassies around the world.Read more
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