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Government Oversight: May 16th - 20th

A group of 4 visitors from Korea will come to New Hampshire to learn about government's role in maintaining transparency throughout its systems.  Here the group will meet with government officials, judicial members, the media, and others to talk about how NH's government is kept open to the public.  This will help the group to better understand ways in which citizens and organizations can work to ensure the government is accountable for their actions.

Entrepreneurship: May 14th - 20th

New Hampshire will play host to 6 visitors from Bolivia who are coming to talk about Entrepreneurship.  The group will have the opportunity to meet with various businesses, non-profits, and government agencies to learn about how business is promoted and supported in the state.  Discussions on best practices in business management will also be important for this group.

Youth Civic Engagement: May 27th - 29th

5 people from Afghanistan will visit New Hampshire to learn about ways to engage youth.  We will arrange many opportunities for them to meet with young people and the organizations that serve them.  This will allow them a chance to see first hand how NH works with young people to build their confidence and leadership skills.  We will also talk about best practices in ensuring that they are engaged in their communities to help make the world a better place.

Democracy and Pluralism: May 30th - June 4

A group of 4 visitors from Indonesia will come to New Hampshire to learn about how government functions and how people of different backgrounds live together.  Meetings with various non-profit, faith based, and governmental organizations will be arranged for this group.  They will have the opportunity to learn about how different levels of society work to make the state as inclusive as possible.

Leadership, Accountability, and Efforts at Addressing/Reducing Corruption: June 8th-11th

New Hampshire will play host to 8 visitors from Philippines to talk about reducing corruption in government systems.  Meetings with various governmental agencies and departments will allow the visitors to learn about ways in which we keep our government open and transparent.  Also, discussions with non-profits will show them how the private sector can also keep an eye on the work of the government to make sure people stay informed about how their money is being spent.

Supporting Survivors of Gender Based Violence: June 6th - 11th

A group of 13 people from Africa will join up in New Hampshire to talk about how we deal with issues with Gender Based Violence.  Meetings with various non-profit and governmental agencies will provide the group with the opportunity to learn about how the US supports survivors of violence and work to prevent future incidents.  It will be a great chance for them to learn from some of the top people in the field and take back new ideas on how they can prevent gender violence in their countries.

Current Social, Political, and Economic Issues in the US: June 14th - 17th

11 people from all over Europe will visit New Hampshire to focus on government and higher education. They will be in the US to learn about various topics, but with their particular focus here in NH, they will learn about government and higher education structures in the state.  Discussions will focus on how state and local governments are run, as well as how college students are engaged in the political process.  

Climate Change and Renewable Energy: June 14th - 17th

During this time New Hampshire will receive a smaller portion of a group coming to the US to talk about climate change and renewable energy.  They will have the opportunity to visit and learn about renewable energy sources and research here in the state. Discussions will focus on the benefits of renewables and how New Hampshire is working to combat climate change through planning and reduction of emissions.

Small Business Development in Rural Areas: June 17th - 20th

A group of 4 business incubator leaders from Moldova will visit New Hampshire to learn about how the state approaches economic development in rural areas.  Meetings will be arranged with various business organizations throughout the state to talk about how they support their members with services.  This will hopefully help the group to better understand ways they can spur economic growth in the less developed areas of their country.

World Affairs Council of New Hampshire
Southern New Hampshire University - Ford House

2500 N. River Road - Manchester - NH - 03106
council@wacnh.org - (603) 314-7970

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