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GLOBAL TIES US REPORTS: UNPRECEDENTED CUTS TO US DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Global Ties US has released a news brief regarding the Fiscal Year 2108 Blueprint and discusses the proposed major cut in the budget to the US Department of State. It is suggested that there will be significant but unspecified cuts to the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Cuts of this magnitude to the … Continue reading GLOBAL TIES US REPORTS: UNPRECEDENTED CUTS TO US DEPARTMENT OF STATE Read More

Views on Diplomacy – from Global Ties WY’s Departing Executive Director

A long-time, highly visible local advocate of citizen diplomacy, Holly Pratt reflects on its role in the past, present, and future. “He who receives ideas from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine receives light without darkening me.”Thomas Jefferson When we reflect on the penning of the … Continue reading Views on Diplomacy – from Global Ties WY’s Departing Executive Director Read More

Scholarships for American High School Students to Study Abroad

Several substantial scholarship opportunities have been announced by the U.S. Department of State. Read more… The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)offers merit-based scholarships to study one of seven critical foreign languages: Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish. The NSLI-Y program is designed to immerse participants in the cultural life of … Continue reading Scholarships for American High School Students to Study Abroad Read More