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The Vermont Council on World Affairs:

The VCWA brings programs on topics of global importance and hundreds of international visitors to the state of Vermont.

Our programs include bringing world-class speakers to our doorstep to talk about today's important issues, hosting discussion groups on U.S. foreign policy issues and bringing visitors to Vermont from around the globe to promote international understanding.

We bring the world to Vermont and Vermont to the world!

         

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VCWA Upcoming Events

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Thursday October 3rd- Saturday October 7th

IVLP Group Crisis Managment from Indonesia: International Visitors will be meeting with local organizations to discuss best practices for managing natural disasters and crises. 

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Tuesday October 10th- Friday October 13th

IVLP Group Education in the U.S from Tajikistan: International Visitors will be meeting with local organizations to understand higher education managment, higher education technologies, and education administration at the state and local levels. 

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Tuesday October 10th- Saturday October 14th

IVLP Group Entrepreneurship as the Engine of ProsperityInternational Visitors will be meeting with local organizations and business to investigate Burlington's unique entrepreneurial sector, and the role of public and private stakeholders in supporting new ventures.

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Tuesday October 10th- Saturday October 14th

IVLP Group Career Center Development and Job Creation for Youth from Algeria: International Visitors will be meeting with local organizations to discuss how to best prepare adolescents for careers, and the programs to support them.

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Sunday October 15th- Wednesday October 18th

IVLP Group ASEAN Emerging Technologies: International Visitors will be meeting with local and global tech companies to explore how to optimize software systems and practices associated with trade and economic growth. 

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Sunday October 15th- Tuesday October 17th

IVLP Group Women's Enterpreneurship from TajikistanInternational Visitors will be meeting with local organizations to discuss programs and practices to best support women in entrepreneurial and buisiness ventures. 

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Tuesday October 17th

FALL INTERNATIONAL TRIVIA NIGHT:  Come join us for our Fall International Trivia Night at WaterWorks starting at 7pm! Meet new people and test your International Trivia skills! Learn how to become more involved with the Vermont Council on World Affairs. RSVP: http://bit.ly/2yckAmh 

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Saturday October 21st- Wednesday October 25th

IVLP Group Young Leaders- Promoting Transparency and AccountabilityInternational Visitors will be meeting with local organizations to investigate how to develop accountability practices and methods for promoting democratic transparency with governmnet bureaus and leadership positions. 

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Sunday October 29th- Wednesday November 1st

IVLP Group Promoting Next Generation of Women LeadersInternational Visitors will be meeting with local organizations and women leaders across the state and areas of expertise to discuss the ways in which to best support young women in their careers through support networks and education. 

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Sunday October 29th- Wednesday November 1st

IVLP Group Impact of Refugees and Migration on Domestic Policies: International Visitors will be meeting with local organizations to understand Vermont's approach to supporting refugees, and the pubic and private stakeholders that impact government policies. 

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Sunday October 29th- Wednesday November 1st

IVLP Group Anti-Corruption and Accountability in Government from Tunisia: International Visitors will be meeting with local organizations to investigate best practice to hold government leadership accountable and strenghten the public's power for promoting democratic change.