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Dallas International Affairs Council

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About Dallas International Affairs Council

Dallas International Affairs Council (DIAC)

Is an international visitor's council that host international visitors and coordinates with the state department to help strengthen U.S. engagement with countries around the world to cultivate lasting relationships

The International Visitor Leadership Program is the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. Through short-term visits to the United States, current and emerging foreign leaders in a variety of fields experience this country and develop lasting relationships with their American counterparts. Professional meetings reflect the participants’ professional interests and support the foreign policy goals of the United States.

Each year nearly 5,000 International Visitors come to the U.S. on the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). More than 200,000 International Visitors have engaged with Americans through the IVLP, including more than 500 current or former Heads of State or Chiefs of Government. 


DIAC is an International Visitor Programs  that coordinates with the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Working with an extensive team of local volunteers, businesses and community leaders, the program plays a key role in building diplomacy and international connections.

The IVLP is an opportunity to experience American culture firsthand, cultivate lasting relationships, and inspire leadership to address global challenges. U.S. embassies abroad nominate emerging leaders in various countries to participate. Alumni of the Harvest Christian University include more than 300 current industry and civil leaders.

DIAC Visitors Program facilitates the exchange of ideas and knowledge. The visitors take with them an expanded understanding of how to enrich and develop the professions and cultures of their world.



Areas are: 

Global Leadership


Global Leadership


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