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About Us

Boulder Council for International Visitors (BCIV) was founded in 1962 as a non-profit volunteer organization with a focus on citizen diplomacy. It was founded to encourage understanding and friendship between the community and its visitors from abroad. The BCIV program consists mainly of social events such as potluck dinners.

BCIV is part of a national network of organizations that program visitors that are on the U.S. State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). BCIV is also a Member of Global Ties U.S, a national network of international exchange.


 

OUR VALUES

Citizen Diplomacy

Community

Intercultural Competence

PARTNERSHIPS

We often partner with various individuals and organizations inorder to provide a valuable experiance for our international visitors as well as our partners.

OUR COMMUNITY

We are based in Boulder, Colorado. Our Members come together to celebrate multiculturalism and welcome our international visitors.

While we (the Boulder Council for International Visitors) can generate a great variety of programs for international visitors, some of our most successful have been the following themes:

sustainable energy

democracy of non-governmental organizations

food security

global warming

environmental

preservation

theater and the arts

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