2018 IVLP Professional Programs
February 7 - 10
Integrity in Journalism: New & Traditional Broadcast Media
India journalists conduct a panel with "Journeys in Journalism" students at Lakewood High School in St. Pete, Florida.
January 25 - 30
Journalists from Sri Lanka meeting with WFLA - Channel 8 investigative reporter Mark Douglas during their visit to Tampa Bay.
March 10 - 13
Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists
Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Ghana, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Togo, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
African journalists and Lakewood High School "Journeys in Journalism" students conducted an emotional dialogue about their work, their cultures, and their lives. Photo by Jorden Pompey, LHS photojournalist.
March 13-17, 2018
Effective Disaster Management and Emergency Response Coordination
Emergency managers from throughout Afghanistan visited James Previtera, Senior Director Security and Stadium Operations at Tropicana Field, Home of the Tampa Bay Rays to get an in-depth look at mass evacuations during a sporting event, as well as emergency management alternative uses for the stadium. They also met with the NOAA National Weather Service, the Center for Public Safety Innovation at St. Petersburg College, the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council,
April 1-4, 2018
Balancing Privacy & Security in the Digital Age
Cyber-security privacy experts from Germany exchanged information and dialogued with their counterparts in the Tampa Bay Region, including attorney Alison Steele, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the USF Center for Cybersecurity, . Omar Schwanzer, IT/Cyber Security Manager, ISC2, and SecureSet.
US Department of State Special Initiative
Towards a More Safe and Secure World
Afghanistan | African Union | Albania | Algeria | Argentina | Austria | Bangladesh | Benin | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bulgaria | Cameroon | Chad | Costa Rica | Cote d’Ivoire | Croatia | Czech Republic | Dominican Republic | Estonia | European Commission | France | Germany | Ghana | Greece | Honduras | Hong Kong | Hungary | India | Iraq | Israel | Kenya | Kosovo | Kuwait| Lebanon | Lithuania | Macedonia | Mali | Mongolia | Niger | Nigeria | Norway | Pakistan | Palestinian Territories | Panama | Peru | Rwanda | Senegal | Serbia | Slovakia | Slovenia | South Africa | Spain | Sri Lanka | Sudan | Trinidad and Tobago | Tunisia | United Kingdom | United Nations | Vietnam |
Click here for an Overview of the Program in Tampa Bay, and our World Partnerships "Seasons of Diplomacy" Reception & Dinner Honoring the TMSSW Participants!