Cultural Vistas to Welcome Thai Political Leaders for Professional Exchange Program

Ten-day visit to highlight the U.S. presidential election process
 
WASHINGTON - Nov. 9, 2015 - PRLog -- Cultural Vistas is pleased to welcome 10 rising political leaders from Thailand for a program focused on preparations the U.S. presidential election.

This initiative, sponsored by the Embassy of the United States in Bangkok, began on Saturday, November 7. It will focus on examining the U.S. primary system and election process, including political party management and conflict, anti-voter fraud mechanisms, social media outreach, and other digital campaign tools.

Read the full online press release: http://www.culturalvistas.org/news-and-impact/cultural-vistas-to-welcome-thai-political-leaders-for-professional-exchange-program

These leaders represent four different political parties in Thailand, including the Peua Thai Party, the Democrat Party, and non-partisan observers, including a member of Thailand’s Election Commission.

Participants will learn how American political parties engage with the electorate and how they develop outreach strategies. Cultural Vistas designed and will administer the program, with staff traveling with the group for its duration.

The 10 days of programming began in Washington, D.C. and will continue to Manchester, New Hampshire, Concord, New Hampshire, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Leaders will engage with a variety of organizations and institutions, including think tanks, U.S. government agencies, and local campaign offices.

Cultural Vistas endeavors to strengthen global cooperation and build mutual understanding through its varied special initiatives and short-term exchange programs (http://www.culturalvistas.org/partners/program-developmen...). This year, Cultural Vistas sponsored similar Embassy-sponsored initiatives for nine U.K. community leaders (http://www.culturalvistas.org/news-and-impact/u.k.-muslim...) and for 10 U.K. student Muslim leaders (http://www.culturalvistas.org/news-and-impact/cultural-vistas-to-welcome-u.k.-muslim-student-leaders-for-professional-exchange-program). These short-term programs cover a range of themes including consumer protection, innovation, religion, and diversity.

About Cultural Vistas
Cultural Vistas is a nonprofit exchange organization promoting global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. We develop international professional experiences that create more informed, skilled, and engaged citizens. Our programs empower people to drive positive change in themselves, their organizations, and society. Learn more at culturalvistas.org (http://www.culturalvistas.org/).

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