exchange programs

An exclusive interview with Jennifer Clinton, president and CEO of Cultural Vistas, a nonprofit that develops academic, cultural and professional exchange and public diplomacy programs

A new podcast features a diverse range of personal narratives from alumni of the U.S. State Department's international exchange programs.

How do we get domestic buy-in for public diplomacy? What's the impact of cultural exchanges on host communities?

A look at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture's exchange program and the larger Saudi soft power campaign.

Cambodia and Myanmar have agreed to strengthen ties by focusing on both nations’ tourism and education sectors, but stopped short of discussing the latter’s widespread abuse and persecution of the Rohingya minority. [...] The two heads of state also mooted the idea of establishing exchange programs and scholarships but stopped short of solidifying plans.

The programs under the Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange pillar focuses on encouraging a greater understanding of Japan through supporting and promoting Japanese studies overseas, dialogues on critical global issues and shared concerns. 

A dancer, choreographer, art administrator, organiser of Delhi Art International Festival and a writer with a mission, Pratibha Prahlad, was honoured with Padma Shri this year. In conversation with Geeta Sahai, she talks about the importance of cultural diplomacy, managing cultural scenario and encouraging the promotion of arts and art forms. 

“Our U.S. government can’t be everywhere at every moment,” said Jennifer Clinton, president of Global Ties U.S. “We must continue to find ways to leverage the citizenry to build the bridges that lead to increased security, economic development, economic ties and cultural ties.”

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