Upcoming Visitors

Upcoming International Groups

Transparency and Accountability in Government, a Single-Country Project  July 24th - July 30th

We will be hosting 7 international visitors from Tunisia for this single country Transparency and Accountability project. This group will learn about effective practices for open, and accessible government. Discussions will also tie into how civil society efforts toward government transparency and accountability are essential, and how NH works at implementing and enforcing “Right to Know” laws.

Environmental Crime Legislation, Strategy, and Enforcement, a Single-Country Project  July 30th - August 4th

We will be hosting 5 international visitors from Georgia for this single country project. We are looking forward to expanding the range of IVLP programs here in NH with this new topic. This IVLP group will learn about NH’s landscape in connection to environmental affairs. Discussions will revolve around how various agencies, nonprofits, and community members within NH work together to enforce legislation on environmental and natural resource laws.

Non-Profit Organizations and U.S. Society, a Single-Country Project  August 1st - August 2nd (Virtual)
We will be virtually hosting 9 international visitors from the People's Republic of China for this single country project. This group will virtually meet with various nonprofit organizations in NH to learn more about how their NGO operates within New Hampshire. Visitors will get the opportunity to learn about any potential struggles and successes that these organizations face, and also best practices that these nonprofits have found throughout their growth.

Workforce Development for Women and Youth, a Single-Country Project  August 4th - August 10th
We are excited to host 7 international visitors from Saudi Arabia for this single country project. This group will have the opportunity to meet with various organizations that have a connection to promoting economic development and growth in relation to women and youth workforce development and entrepreneurship. Discussions will also highlight various ways local leading entrepreneurs and organizations have first-hand experience in establishing best practices for start-up companies and overall economic growth. 

Empowering Women’s Political Leadership, a Single-Country Project  August 5th - August 11th
We are looking forward to hosting 6 international visitors from Japan for this single country project. IVLP visitors will meet with various individuals and organizations in NH that emphasize the importance of women empowerment in both leadership and political positions. Discussions will focus on the prevalence of women leadership roles in NH, various challenges that individuals face to ensure these roles are accessible, and also ways in which these positions are hopefully able to increase in numbers. 

Open World Project - Diversity and Inclusion Focus, a Single-Country Project  August 12th - August 20th
We are so grateful to be able to participate in hosting 5 international visitors from the Republic of Georgia for this Open World project. The focus of this program is to explore various organizations and initiatives here in NH that are working towards diversifying communities and continuing to become more inclusive. Individuals will get the opportunity to meet with various leader counterparts that have demonstrated effective inclusion and diversity programs here in the Granite State.


In the past year WACNH has worked to navigate the challenges of the pandemic by working with the Office of International Visitors at the State Department and Global Ties U.S. During this time we have rapidly and successfully implemented IVLP Virtual Exchanges. While these will never replace in-person programming, it is proving to be a valuable tool for continuing to engage our global community in vital exchanges of ideas.

With many recent advances in vaccines the, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State has set a potential date of March 1, 2022 for in-person programming to resume.

Please note, the safety of U.S. citizens, as well as our international visitors, is a top priority. Additional updates will be provided once more information is received.

Past virtual programs:

Not too Young To Run

Democracy & Electoral Processes

Creating Lasting Social Change

Current U.S. Social, Political & Economic Issues

Transparency & Accountability in Government

NGO's & Civic Activism

A comparative View of Local Governing

Education in the Digital Age

Domestic Violence Salon Series, IVLP Alumni project

Domestic Violence Salon Series, IVLP Alumni project

Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists - Research and Investigation

Promoting Transparent and Ethical Intercountry Adoptions

Video Games for STEAM and Entrepreneurship

Open World

IPR Enforcement Protection in the US

Transparency and Accountability in Government

21st Century Changemakers: Trend Leaders Promote Social Media Discernment Among Youth

Transparency and Accountability in Government

US Judicial System: Protecting Women and Children

Enhancing Governance in the Bangsamoro Transition Authority

NGO Management

Youth and Civic Engagement

Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence 

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