On September 19, Ambassador Stephen B. King invited alumni of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) exchange program to his residence for a gala meeting. At this annual event, graduates meet with those who take part in the IVLP programs in the following year.
The opening speech by Ambassador King, was followed by address of the chairwoman of the Czech IVLP Alumni Club, Tereza Engelová, who introduced the Club’s activities to the alumni and invited them to take part in future events.
Within the framework of the IVLP exchange programs, experts and leaders from various countries around the world travel to the US for short-term study programs. Since 1992, more than 500 professionals from the Czech Republic have participated in the program, including those working in the area of politics, public administration, education, science, non-governmental organizations, culture and others.