France: Cybersecurity

June 4-8 Global Ties was proud to host a group from France here to collaborate on best practices in Cybersecurity. Part of this group’s purpose was to be introduced to a variety of institutions devoted to cybersecurity, securing intellectual property, promoting privacy, and cyber policy formulation, study federal, state and local government initiatives to promote… Read More »

Edward R. Murrow – Traditional Broadcast Media

Identified as outstanding media figures in their country, delegates met with media managers and producers to examine the history and importance of press freedom in the United States. They explored the crucial role of responsibility and accuracy in reporting in a democracy and the emergence of disinformation and the efforts of fact checking groups. Reviewed… Read More »

Us-Mexico Police Professionalism Exchange

Global Ties Alabama through Global ties U.S. hosted a professional exchange between the United States Police Force and Mexico Police. The exchange focused on ending Gender Based Violence. The group met with officials at the Children’s Advocacy Center, Crisis Center of North Alabama, and not only met with law enforcement officials but went on ride-alongs… Read More »

2016 Fulbright Enrichment Seminar

From November 30-Dec.3, Global Ties Alabama, along with the Institute of International Education (IIE), hosted 82 Fulbright Scholars from around the world for an Enrichment Seminar, apart of the Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs. The theme for the seminar was “The New South: Visions, Voices and Change Agents.” The scholars had a chance to… Read More »

2016 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI)

The 2016 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) is an international exchange program focused on the themes of entrepreneurship skills and enhanced Euro-Atlantic integration designed for 47 young professionals from 42 European countries. Fellows will begin their program in Washington, DC with discussions about entrepreneurship and innovation in the U.S. including meetings hosted by Google and the… Read More »