Vatican Official Participates in International Visitor Leadership Program

Every year the State Department sponsors the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), which allows current and emerging foreign leaders to visit the United States and get a firsthand look at American government and culture, while cultivating lasting relationships with their American counterparts, and strengthening U.S. engagement with countries around the world. Participants meet with corresponding …

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Embassy sponsors IVLP visits to United States

This spring and summer, two staff members of the Holy See traveled to the United States as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) , learning about American government and culture. Dr. Tebaldo Vinciguerra of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and Monsignor Visvaldas Kulbokas of the Secretariat of State’s Second Section visited several cities and participated in cultural and professional exchange. …

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Embassy hosts conference on shared U.S., Vatican interests

Care for the environment and international religious freedom were at the forefront of an Embassy-sponsored conference on the shared policy interests of the United States and the Holy See this week. The conference, “On Care for Our Common Home: U.S. and Vatican Engagement on Global Issues,” brought together Embassy and Vatican officials as well as …

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