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Our Events

  • January 11-14, 2017
    Young Scientist Forum - Peoples Republic of China
  • January 24-26, 2017
    Teaching English as a Foreign Language - Uzbekistan
  • February 11-15, 2017
    Workforce Development - Bermuda
  • February 21-24, 2017
    U.S. Judicial System - Austria
  • February 15-18, 2017
    Investigative Journalism - Moldova
  • March 9 - 15, 2017
    Parliament from Georgia - Open World
  • March 31 - April 8, 2017
    Education – Ukraine - Open World
  • March 28 - April 1, 2017
    Youth Outreach - France
  • April 26 – 29, 2017
    Innovations in Agriculture - European Union
  • April 25 – 29, 2017
    School Administration and K-12 Education Supervision - Saudi Arabia
  • May 2017
    Transparency and Accountability – Africa
  • May 31 - June 21, 2017
    Innovation-Based Entrepreneurship Development, Belarus - Community Connections - World Learning
  • June 14-18, 2017
    "Our Planet" Preservation & Sustainable Use of Our Oceans - OBX - Multiregional Project
  • June 17-21, 2017
    "Foreign Policy Challenges II - Europe
  • June 17-24, 2017
    "Academic & Public Libraries" - Ethiopia
  • August 2 - 15, 2017
    Youth Leadership Program – Iraq
  • September 10-12
    “Social Entrepreneurship” - Multiregional delegation
  • September 13-16
    “Legal Education Reforms” - Argentina
  • September 17-21
    “Sustaining Civic Engagement” - Multiregional delegation
  • October 1-4
    “Technology in the Education Process” - Armenia
  • October 7-November 5
    Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) - Argentina, Costa Rica, Guyana, Haiti, Mexico, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Venezuela
  • October 10-15
    Women Entrepreneurs - Multiregional delegation
  • October 14-18
    “Tech Entrepreneurs” - Cambodia
  • October 28-November 2
    “Journalism” - Africa
  • October 31-November 4
    “Education” - Saudi Arabia
  • November 7-11
    “Entrepreneurship” - Morocco
  • November 29-December 2
    “Strengthening Vocational Education” - Kosovo
  • December 4-7
    “Investment Screening” - Europe

NOVEMBER 2017

Friday, November 10 from 8:30-9:30am
Morning Coffee and Conversation
For more information, please contact Leila Bekri at [email protected]

 

OCTOBER 2017

Friday-Sunday, October 20-22
The 32nd International Festival of Raleigh Details

Monday, October 2 from 8:30-9:30am
Morning Coffee and Conversation
For more information, please contact Leila Bekri at [email protected]

Thursday, October 12 from 5:30-7:00pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series
For more information, please contact Leila Bekri at [email protected]

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

Monday, September 11 from 5:30-7:00pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series
For more information, please contact Leila Bekri at [email protected]

 

AUGUST 2017

August 13
IF Potluck with a delegation from Iraq

Sunday, August 27th from 3:00-10:00pm
The International Block Party Details

 

JULY 2017

July 19, 2017
IF Member Reception with a delegation from Mexico

 

JUNE 2017

Monday, June 26 from 8:00-9:00am
Membership: Coffee & Conversation with Emerging Leaders from Ethiopia Details

Tuesday, June 20  from 6:00-7:30pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with European delegation Details
In partnership with Go Global
Go Global
Generous support from NC Farm Bureau

 

APRIL 2017

Thursday, April 27 from 5:30-7:00pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with European delegation

Thursday, April 27 from 5:30-7:00pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with Saudi delegation Details

 

MARCH 2017

Friday, March 31 from 8:00-9:00 am
Coffee & Conversation with Emerging Leaders from France

Monday, March 13 from 5:30-7:00pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with Georgian Parliamentarians Details

Saturday, March 11 from 1:00-2:30 pm
NC 2017 Peace Prize Award Reception
THANK YOU NC Peace Corps Association! Details

 

FEBRUARY 2017

Thursday, February 23 from 5:30-7:00pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series
Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Dumas Alexander Harshaw, Jr. Details

Tuesday, February 14 from 8:00-9:00am
Coffee & Conversation with Emerging Leaders from Bermuda
Program: Workforce Development Details

 

DECEMBER 2016

Wednesday, December 14 from 8:30-9:30 am
Coffee & Conversation with Emerging Leaders

 

NOVEMBER 2016

Thursday, November 4 From 5:30-7:30 pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with The Edward R. Murrow Journalists from East Asia and the Pacific

 

OCTOBER 2016

Friday-Sunday, October 14-16
The 31st International Festival of Raleigh Details

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

Tuesday, September 27 from 5:30- 7:00 pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with Dr. Assad Meymandi Details

 

AUGUST 2016

Tuesday, August 30 from 6:00-7:30 pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with Ms. Susan Shultz Details

Saturday, August 20th, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
The 1st Annual International Block Party Details

 

JUNE 2016

Friday, June 10 from 8:30-9:30am
Coffee & Conversation with Emerging Leaders from Canada
Theme: Educational Exchanges Details

Tuesday, June 21 from 5:30-7:00pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with Ambassador Brenda Schoonover
“Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the American Diplomacy Publishers” Details

 

MAY 2016

Friday, May 20 from 8:30-9:30am
Coffee & Conversation with Emerging Leaders from Armenia
Theme: Supporting Social Changes though the Arts / Youth Engagement

Tuesday, May 24 from 6:00-8:00pm
Citizen Diplomacy Series with Prof. Klaus Larres
“Germany and Global Order: Angela Merkel’s delicate balancing acts with China, Russia, the EU & the U.S.” Details

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