2012 Professional Programs

 

 

2012 Date  

 

Professional Program 

January 11-15 

 

Multi-Regional | US Political System: Background for Journalists 

(Brazil, Sudan, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Algeria, Luxembourg, Panama, Mexico, Turkey, New Zealand, Argentina, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, New Zealand, Egypt, Cyprus, Slovak Republic, Estonia, and Ghana) 

 

22 IVLP Visitors; 3 Interpreters 

January 29 – February 1 

 

Tajikistan | Newspaper Editors: Newsroom Management and Developing Readership 

4 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

February 2-7 

 

Near East Affairs  |  Regional Journalism & U.S. Foreign Policy Program 

(Egypt, Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Syria, Palestinian Territories, Egypt, Sudan, Morocco, Iraq, and Kuwait) 

 

16 IVLP Visitors; 4 Interpreters 

February 8-11 

 

South & Central America  |  To Protect and Serve: Law Enforcement and the Community 

(Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Mexico, El Salvador, Venezuela, and Costa Rica) 

 

16 IVLP Visitors; 4 Interpreters 

February 15-18 

 

Germany |  Combatting International Crime 

3 IVLP Visitors; 1 Interpreter 

February 28-March 3 

 

Iraq  |  Water Plant Management

5 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

March 9-14 

 

Lebanon |  U.S. Elections and Presidential Primary System 

7 Visitors; 3 Interpreters 

March 20 – March 24 

 

 

Near East Affairs  |  Women as Political Leaders 

 

(Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia) 

 

12 IVLP Visitors; 4 Interpreters 

 

March 22 - 28 

 

 

Russia  |  Using New Media to Expand Educational Opportunities 

 

8 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

March 25 - 28 

 

 

Central Asia  |  Forensics Lab Program 

 

(Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) 

 

4 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreter 

 

March 27 - 31 

 

 

Near East Affairs  |  U.S. Approaches to Global Security Challenges - I 

 

(Lebanon, Morocco and Oman) 

 

4 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

March 27 - 31 

 

 

Near East Affairs  |  U.S. Approaches to Global Security Challenges - II 

 

(Algeria, Libya, Saudi Arabia and Yemen) 

 

6 IVLP Visitors; 3 Interpreters 

 

March 28 – 30 

 

Brazil  |  Environmental Law Enforcement 

 

3 IVLP Visitors; 1 Interpreters 

 

March 29- April 4 

 

Europe  |  Blogging and Citizen Journalism 

 

(Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) 

 

6 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

April 3 – 7 

 

South Africa | Rights and Responsibilities of a Free Press in a Democracy  

 

5 IVLP Visitors; 1 Interpreter 

 

April 19-24 

 

Iraq | Civil Society and the Role of Media in the U.S. 

 

6 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

April 25-28 

 

Columbia | Democratic Security and Rule of Law 

 

7 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

April 26 – May 1 

 

Egypt | Economic Business Journalism 

 

5 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

May 1 – 5  

 

Yemen | Entrepreneurship in the Agricultural Sector 

 

6 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

May 10 - 16 

 

South Asia | Intra-Regional Trade and Commerce 

 

(Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nepal) 

 

3 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

June 12 - 16 

 

Lebanon | Young Political Leaders: Current Social, Political, and Economic Issues 

 

11 IVLP Visitors; 3 English Language Officers 

 

June 19 - 23 

 

Thailand | Prevention of Trafficking in Persons 

 

3 IVLP Visitors; 1 Interpreter 

 

June 27 – July 1 

 

Kazakhstan | Technology Commercialization in the U.S. 

 

5 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

July 11 - 14 

 

Bolivia | Indigenous Cultural Preservation in the U.S.  

 

5 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

July 12 - 16 

 

Regional Project | Sustainable Development and Regional Economic Projects 

 

(Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam) 

 

8 IVLP Visitors; 2 English Language Officers 

 

July 19 - 24 

 

Multi-Regional Project | TV Broadcast Journalism in the U.S. 

 

(Algeria, Bangladesh, Belize, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Iraq, Nepal, China and Russia) 

 

9 IVLP Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

August 1 - 4 

 

France | U.S. European Security Issues 

 

1 IVLP Visitor; 1 English Language Officer 

 

August 18 - 22 

 

Brazil | Development and Administration of High School Exchange Programs 

 

3 IVLP Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

August 18 - 22 

 

Multi-Regional | Climate Change & Renewable Energy 

 

(Australia, Austria, Mexico, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand & Vietnam) 

 

7 IVLP Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

August 26 

 

China | US Presidential Elections 

 

8 IVLP Visitors; 3 Interpreters 

 

August 26 – September 1 

 

South Asia | Journalism & US Foreign Policy 

 

(Bangladesh, India, Nepal & Pakistan) 

 

7 IVLP Visitors; 2 English Language Officers 

 

August 26 – 31 

 

Multi-Regional Project | Campaign 2012: Youth Participation in the Political Process 

 

(Austria, the Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, The Gambia, Grenada, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Moldova, Panama, Saudi Arabia, Slovak Republic, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay) 

 

21 IVLP Visitors; 4 English Language Officers 

 

August 28 – September 1 

 

United Kingdom | U.S. Elections 

 

1 IVLP Visitor; 1 Interpreter 

 

August 28 – September 1 

 

Egypt | Political Party Conventions 

 

5 IVLP Visitors; 4 2 Interpreters 

 

August 29 

 

The American Political Process: A Talk by Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform (in partnership with the University of South Florida St. Petersburg

 

August 30 

 

Republican National Convention "Watch Party" 

(in partnership with the University of South Florida St. Petersburg) 

 

September 12 - 15 

 

Brazil | Investigative Broadcast Reporting 

 

1 IVLP Visitor; 1 Interpreter 

 

September 13 - 18 

 

South Asia | Young Leaders, Influential Voices 

 

(Afghanistan, India & Pakistan) 

 

8 IVLP Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

September 18 -22 

 

Multi-Regional | Accountability in Government 

 

(Angola, Argentina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Ghana, Hong Kong S.A.R., India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Republic of Montenegro, Namibia, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Peru, Philippines, and Tanzania) 

 

21 IVLP Visitors; 3 English Language Officers 

 

September 19 - 22 

 

Pakistan | Young Leaders, Influential Voices 

                                                                                                                 

5 IVLP Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

September 19 - 21 

 

Netherlands | Modern Policing 

 

5 IVLP Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

September 20 - 23               

 

Europe | Current US Issues for Young European Leaders 

 

(Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain & Turkey) 

 

12 IVLP Visitors; 2 English Language Officers 

 

September 22 – 26  

 

Australia | Media in the US 

 

1 IVLP Visitor; 1 English Language Officer 

 

September 29 – October 3 

 

Philippines | Broadcast Media in the US 

 

1 IVLP Visitor; 1 English Language Officer 

 

October 3 - 8 

 

Ukraine | The Role of Canine Services in Drug Trafficking Interdiction 

 

6 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

October 7 – 10 

 

Portugal | Media in the US 

 

1 IVLP Visitor; 1 English Language Officer 

 

October 20 – 24 

 

Lebanon | Human Trafficking 

 

7 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

October 24 – 28 

 

Spain | US Elections 

 

6 Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

October 27 – 31  

 

Malaysia | US Elections 

 

5 IVLP Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

October 30 – November 3 

 

Multi-Regional: US Elections 

 

(Afghanistan, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Nepal, New Zealand, Singapore, Vietnam

 

10 Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

October 31 – November 4 

 

Turkey | US Political System in an Election Year 

 

4 Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

October 31 – November 4 

 

Australia | Young Political Leaders 

 

8 IVLP Visitors; 2 English Language Officers 

 

November 3 – 7  

 

Egypt | Citizen Journalism & US Elections 

 

7 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

November 4 – 8  

 

South Asia | US Elections 

 

(India, Maldives, Nepal & Pakistan) 

 

9 IVLP Visitors; 2 English Language Officers 

 

November 4 – 8  

 

European Union | Election Reporting 

 

5 Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

November 7 – 10  

 

Venezuela | Grassroots Democracy & Citizen Activism in an Election Year 

 

6 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

November 13 – 17 

 

Western Hemisphere | Grassroots Democracy & Citizen Activism in an Election Year 

 

(Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Nicaragua, Peru & Venezuela

 

15 IVLP Visitors; 3 Interpreters 

 

November 15 – 20 

 

Afghanistan | Government Media Strategic Communications Strategies 

 

8 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

November 17 – 21 

 

Pakistan | National Security & Foreign Affairs 

 

9 IVLP Visitors; 2 Interpreters 

 

November 29 – December 5 

 

Mongolia | Real Estate Property Rights 

 

1 IVLP Visitors; 1 Interpreter 

 

December 4 – December 6 

 

United Kingdom | International  Security 

 

1 IVLP Visitor; 1 English Language Officer 

 

December 5 – December 9  

 

Multi-Regional | Civil Society: Cornerstone of Democracy 

 

(Cameroon, India, Latvia, Mexico, & Mongolia) 

 

5 IVLP Visitors; 1 English Language Officer 

 

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