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Click here for the newsletter: American Summer Institute News 2011

 

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PROFESSIONAL FELLOWS EXCHANGE PROGRAMS FOR BULGARIA, HUNGARY, ROMANIA AND SLOVAKIA, AND THE U.S.A. (start 2011) PLEASE VISIT PROJECT WEB-SITES: www.glc-teachdemocracy.org/  and www.glc-teachdemocracy2.org/

     Founded by the U.S. State Department Bureau of the Educational and Cultural Affairs; locally organized by WSOS and Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAM "MINORITY EMPOWERMENT IN MOLDOVA" (2014-2015) PLEASE VISIT WEB-SITE www.glc-techdemocracy2.org/ 

    Founded by the U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; locally organized in collaboration with Ograda Noastra from Moldova

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE US-TANZANIA ARTIST EXCHANGE PROGRAM (2008-2010) PLEASE VISIT OUR PROJECT WEBSITE: www.artistsoftanzania.org

Sponsored by the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of Citizen Exchanges 

 

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS AND FAMILY BUSINESSES -

an exchange program with Northwest Ohio for young entrepreneurs from

Jordan, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of Citizen Exchanges 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS & FAMILY BUSINESSES EXCHANGE PROGRAM (2009-2011) PLEASE VISIT OUR PROJECT WEBSITE: www.yepfamilybusiness.org

 


 

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Upcoming activities 2015

 

     22 member Professional Fellows delegation from Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia will be in the United States from April 19 to June 5, 2015 on the exchange program "Sustaining Civic Participation in Minority Communities"founded by the U.S. State Department Bureau of the Educational and Cultural Affairs; locally organized by WSOS and Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development. European fellows will learn U.S. practices, explore diverse community organizing methods from across the United States in various communities and gain hands-on experience at civic society organizations through internship placements at these organizations.

 

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     Nicoleta Chirita and Iustina Neagu, Alumnus International Trainers from Romania will be in Moldova from February 24 to March 1, 2015. Along with various field visits, they will help in preparation and implementation of the 3rd LIGA Workshop training in Chisinau (February 27 - March 1) on the program "Minority Empowerment in Moldova". This program was founded by the U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; locally organized in collaboration with Ograda Noastra from Moldova.

 

 

 
Professional-Fellows Program 2014-2015

 

Check out the new exchange opportunity: Professional Fellows Exchange Program 2014-2015 - "Sustaining Civic Participation in Minority Communities"

 

 "WSOS Community Action Commission, Inc. – Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development in collaboration with C.E.G.A. Foundation in Bulgaria,  CCF in Hungary, CeRe in Romania, and CKO in Slovakia announce an Open Competition for Participation in: “Sustaining Civic Participation in Minority Communities” an exchange program for Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and United States of America. The exchange program is financed by the U.S. State Department..."

      For more information about new exchange opportunities in 2015 for U.S. and European participation GO TO the New GLC-TeachDemocracy website: http://glc-teachdemocracy2.org/?p=824

 

      Application deadline: November 15, 2014

 

 

 

 

 



 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Volunteer Professional Internship Opportunity - On-line!

 

   (Starting December 2013)

  

GLC is accepting applications for volunteer internship. Students or community partners who already have experience or interested to gain experience in international training and development activities (incl. event planning and organization, coordination of international visitor programs, grant research and grant writing, global and local communication, web-update, documentation, PR and media connection) please contact Elizabeth Balint at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

We will tailor your activities to your interest. You can work from home but having a Skype connection is a plus.