A recently released, external evaluation of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program found that the Gilman Scholarship is diversifying the pool of students who study and intern abroad.
Parosha Chandran, UK
In late March 2016, Lebanese authorities dismantled one of the largest human trafficking rings in Lebanon’s history — freeing 75 mostly Syrian women who were fraudulently recruited from Syria and forced into prostitution in Lebanon, experiencing physical abuse and forced abortions. One of the Lebanese officers leading the raid on the trafficking ring — Lieutenant Colonel Mustafa Badran — had participated in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on preventing and dismantling human trafficking.
Two people standing on hill look at field a ranger is pointing towards
IVLP host annual initiative to facilitate a dialogue between international law enforcement and their American counterparts.
Girl at podium with mic in hand
Inspiring youth from around the world recognized for their tireless efforts to promote positive social change in their communities.
Jars and with primitive drawings of people on them and a graphic title reads: Celebrating 15 Years
On January 19, 2016 the Governments of the United States and the Italian Republic extended for the third time.
Handwritten signs incorporating the #IAmDiplomacy hashtag
The series of citizen diplomacy summits aim increase support for exchange programs by bringing attention to the critical role that public and citizen diplomacy play in building a more peaceful, prosperous world at home and abroad.