FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: July 23, 2012
Contact: Anthony Naglieri
Cultural Vistas Welcomes a Pair of Philippine IVLP Delegates to Nation's Capital
Three-week exchange focused on improving status of women and children in society
WASHINGTON — Cultural Vistas is set to welcome two Philippine representatives to the United States for a three-week International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on the judicial system and how it works to protect women’s and children’s rights.
This initiative is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, which promotes international mutual understanding through a wide range of academic, cultural, and professional exchange programs.
The three-week visit begins Monday in the nation's capital and will continue through August 10 with visits to both coasts, including stops in New Hampshire, Iowa, Texas, and California.
The program itinerary for this visit, which was designed and implemented by Cultural Vistas in close cooperation with the Department of State, will explore the following topics and themes:
Women & Juvenile Justice | Philippines
Program Itinerary, Hosts, and Themes
Manchester, N.H. | World Affairs Council of New Hampshire | July 28 – August 1
Des Moines, Iowa | Iowa International Center | August 1-4
Austin, Texas | Global Austin | August 4-8
San Diego, Calif. | San Diego Diplomacy Council | August 8-10
About Cultural Vistas
A non‐profit 501(c)(3) organization and designated sponsor of Exchange Visitor Programs, Cultural Vistas has facilitated professional exchange programs and services for visitors coming to the United States, and Americans seeking overseas experiential learning opportunities since 1950. As one of eight National Program Agencies (NPAs), Cultural Vistas works in close cooperation with the U.S. Department of State to administer, design, and implement IVLP programs that directly support and advance U.S. foreign policy goals. — Learn more at culturalvistas.org
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About the International Visitor Leadership Program
The Office of International Visitors manages and funds the International Visitor Leadership Program. Launched in 1940, the IVLP seeks to build mutual understanding between the United States and other nations through carefully designed professional visits to the U.S. for current and emerging foreign leaders. Each year over 4,500 IVLP participants from all over the world are selected by U.S. embassies to travel to the United States to meet and confer with their professional counterparts. More than 325 current and former chiefs of state and heads of government and many other distinguished world leaders from across the public and private sectors have participated in the program. — Learn more at exchanges.state.gov/ivlp
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