Vermont Council on World Affairs

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The mission of the Vermont Council on World Affairs is to promote awareness and understanding of the world and its people, places and cultures through education and engagement. The future of Vermont depends upon the world beyond our borders. The Vermont Council on World Affairs, in cooperation with the public and private sectors, promotes an awareness and understanding of the world and its people through public forums, hosting international visitors and working with our educational institutions to develop programs for students, faculty, staff and community.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2014-10-01
Format: 2014-10-01
International Delegation of Entrepreneurs - 08/14/2014
The International Visitors Leadership Program is a State Department program that has been going on for 60 years to bring mid-level emerging leaders to the United States to learn about topics that the State department prioritizes.This particular...
Delegation from Armenia - 03/06/2013
Part of the Open World Program enabling young Eurasian elected officials and civic leaders to observe the democratic system firsthand.  Local sponsorhip by the Vermont Council on World Affairs. www.vcwa.org.
Open World Delegation - Yaroslavl - 06/29/2012
Part of the Open World Program enabling young Eurasian elected officials and civic leaders to observe the democratic system firsthand.  Local sponsorhip by the Vermont Council on World Affairs. www.vcwa.org  Host Eli Harrington speaks with...
Lost Generation: The Story of a Sudanese Orphan, Peter Garang Deng - 05/02/2012
The Vermont Council on World Affairs and the Fletcher Free Library hosts author, Peter Garang Deng.  Born in South Sudan, orphaned at age 5, Garang's book 'Lost Generation' tells the true story of Garang's difficult childhood,...
US and Canada Border Security and Enhancement - 10/03/2011
The Vermont Council on World Affairs hosts Canadian Consul General Patrick Binns in Burlington for a presentation about "US-Canada Border Security and Enhancement". More info: www.borderactionplan.gc.ca and on Vermont Council on World...
Youth Leadership Program with Central Europe - 09/15/2011
The Youth Leadership Program with Central Europe is sponsored by the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) with assistance from Meridian International Center.  Local sponsorhip by the Vermont Council...
Qubad Talabani, Special Representative of the Republic of Kurdistan to the United States - 04/12/2011
Eli Harrington, Director, International Visitor Programs, Vermont Council on World Affairs, speaks with Qubad Talabani, Special Representative of the Republic of Kurdistan to the United States. The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq is...
Iraq's Ambassador to the U.S. - Democracy-Building in Post-Transition Iraq - 03/28/2011
The Ambassador of Iraq to the U.S., His Excellency Samir Sumaida'ie will be speaking on "Democracy-Building in Post-Transition Iraq". This event is sponsored by the Vermont Council on World Affairs and co-sponsored by Saint Michael...
Accountable Governance - 02/11/2011
Part of the Open World Program enabling young Eurasian elected officials and civic leaders observe the democratic system firsthand.  Local sponsorhip by the Vermont Council on World Affairs. 
Burlington/Yaroslavl Sister Cities: Accountable Governance - 12/10/2010
Part of the Open World Program enabling young Eurasian elected officials and civic leaders aboserve the democratic system firsthand.  Local sponsorhip by the Vermont Council on World Affairs. 
Burlington/Yaroslavl Sister Cities Exchange - 12/10/2010
Burlington, Vermont and Yaroslavl, Russia are sister cities. Eli Harrington, Program Director with the Vermont Council on World Affairs speaks with Howard Seaver, Burlington-Yaroslvl Sister Cities Committee, and 2 delegates from Yaroslavl, Mr....
Latin American Delegation, Group1 - 06/29/2010
Latin American IVLP Delegation: NGO Management. Host Eli Harrington, Vermont Council on World Affairs, speaks with a delegation visiting from Latin America, part of the U.S. State Department's INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM. The...
Latin American Delegation, Group2 - 06/29/2010
Latin American IVLP Delegation: NGO Management. Host Eli Harrington, Vermont Council on World Affairs, speaks with a delegation visiting from Latin America, part of the U.S. State Department's INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM. The...
Eco-Journalism, A Project for Uzbekistan - 05/28/2010
Host Nick Carter speaks with a delegation of journalists visiting from Uzbekistan, part of the U.S. State Department's INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM.  The Vermont Council on World Affairs serves as hosts to these delegates and...
A Conversation with Iraqi Delegates - Vermont Visit - 03/31/2010
Host Nick Carter speaks with Iraqi delegates visiting the the country and Vermont as part of the U.S. State Department's INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM.  Mr. Saad Sallouom Abbas Al-Rikaby, Assistant Professor of Democracy at...