2008 Professional Programs 

 

2008 Date 

Professional Program 

January 17-22  

“Iraq: Young Business and Economic Leaders”   

January 26-30, 2008 

“A Regional Project for Young European Leaders: Current Social, Political, and Economic Issues”  

January 27-31 

Sweden: “The U.S. Electoral Process”  

January 30-February 2 

Kazakhstan: “Human Rights Advocacy and Awareness” 

March 12-15 

US Foreign Service Nationals - 25 Visitors from 23 Countries (Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, France, India, Jamaica, Madagascar, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tajikistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Turkey) 

March 16-19 

People’s Republic of China – Role of the Media in a Free Society -1 Visitor from 1 Country 

March 22-26 

 

Poland – Multi-Media Program - 1 Visitor from 1 Country  

March 27- April 1 

 

Kyrgyzstan - Military Base Program - 4 Visitors from 1 Country 

April 13-16 

 

People’s Republic of China – American Broadcast Media- 1 Visitor from 1 Country 

April 23-24 

Latin America – US Foreign Service Nationals Training Session- 12 FSNs from 12 Countries (Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Switzerland, Trinidad, Venezuela) 

May 3-7 

 

West Bank – Security, Crime, and Counter-Terrorism Issues -7 Visitors from the Palestinian Authority  

May 4-7, 2008 

 

Multi-Regional Program – Leadership Development for Young Political Leaders - 5 Visitors from 5 Countries ( Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Bulgaria, India, Moldova) 

May 9-13, 2008 

Azerbaijan – Independence and Responsibility in Journalism -5 Visitors from 1 Country 

May 12-14 

Poland – Broadcast Journalism in the US - 1 Visitor from 1 Country 

May 24-28 

West Bank – Role of the Government Press Officer - 7 Visitors from the Palestinian Authority 

June 8-11 

Panama – Investigative Journalism - 3 Visitors from 1 country 

June 10-14 

Regional Project - Press and Foreign Policy Program  - 8 Visitors from 6 Countries (Egypt, Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia Tunisia, Yemen) 

July 5- 9 

 

People’s Republic of China – International Affairs, Government and Media - 2 Visitors from 1 Country 

July 8-11 

Italy – Emergency Management Program - 1 Visitor from 1 Country 

July 9-12 

West Bank – Public Administration and Local Government Issues - 5 visitors from t he Palestinian Authority 

July 13-16 

People’s Republic of China – Urban Horticulture Application and New Species Research - 2 Visitors and 1 Country 

July 15-19 

France – Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement in the US - 1 Visitor from 1 Country 

July 16- 19 

Argentina – Journalism and International Crimes Issues - 4 Visitors from 1 Country 

July 16-20 

Multi-regional Program – Accountability in Government and Business- 19 Visitors from 18 Countries -(Bangladesh, Burma, Cameroon, Costa Rica, Egypt, Hungary, Jordan, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Peoples Republic of China, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Slovak Republic, Sudan, Turkey, West Bank, Zimbabwe) 

July 23-27 

Tunisia – Media Studies Curriculum Development for Higher Education - 6 visitors from 1 Country 

July 26-30  

Syria – New Media in the United States - 4 Visitors from 1 Country 

July 31- August 4 

Uganda – Biotechnology (Food) Development in the US - 2 Visitors from 1 Country 

August 23-27 

West Bank – Senior Public Affairs Officers II - 7 visitors from the Palestinian Authority 

August 30- September 6 

Western Hemisphere Regional Project - The Electoral Process in the United States- 14  Visitorsfrom 11 Countries(Aruba – Netherlands Antilles, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Uruguay, Venezuela) 

August 30- September 3, 2008 

Poland - Member of Parliament, Law and Justice Party - 1 Visitor from 1 Country 

September 20 -24  

Netherlands – New Media in the US - 1 Visitor from 1 Country 

September 30- October 4 

Argentina – Rule of Law and Human Trafficking Issues - 1 Visitor from 1 Country 

October 9-13 

Thailand – Members of the Thai Election Commission (Voluntary Visitor Program)- 2 Visitors from 1 country 

October 11-15 

Mexico – Administration of Justice and Rule of Law - 4 Visitors from 1 Country  

October 15-19 

India – Urdu Sect – Journalism in the United States - 8 Visitors from 1 Country 

October 15-19 

Moldova – Regional Media in the US - 4 Visitors from 1 Country 

October 29- November 2 

Regional and Multi-Regional Programs - Breast Cancer Awareness and Treatment - 23 visitors from 20 countries (Egypt, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, West Bank, Albania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia (FYROM), Kosovo, Serbia, Peoples Republic of China, Philippines, Russia, Sweden, and Turkey) 

November 2-5 

I-VOTE Program – Argentina, Kenya and Serbia - 3 Visitors from 3 Countries 

November 8-12 

Italy - Deputy Chief Editor, Corriere del Mezzogiorno – Puglia Edition 

December 9- 14, 2008 

European Union – Section Head, Council of the European Union 



 

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