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TESTIMONIALS

“I also enjoyed very much hearing Michelle’s personal experience. The organization that she represented (iStand Parent Network) is an incredible initiative to provide more emotional support to the parents and children involved in these conflicts."Judge from Brazil; International Parental Child Abduction Program IVLP; A Project for Brazil (August 2021)

“The idea of bringing someone who has lived, and suffered, through the abduction of her children was fantastic. Very seldom do we have the opportunity to see what happens with the “other side”, their emotions, distresses and hopes of seeing their case finally solved." - Judge from Brazil; International Parental Child Abduction Program IVLP; A Project for Brazil (August 2021)

“Today’s meeting was very touching. Michelle´s experience was impactful. I think that this idea from the organization was brilliant." - Judge from Brazil; International Parental Child Abduction Program IVLP; A Project for Brazil (August 2021)

“Great meeting today … it´s always good to hear the other side … congratulations for organizing it …" - Judge from Brazil ;International Parental Child Abduction Program IVLP; A Project for Brazil (August 2021)

“I enjoyed learning more about tourism in Tunisia and also being able to share my expertise that hopefully was useful to them. I became interested in the destination where I have never been and will visit in the near future." - Karen Weiner Escalera; Agency President & Chief Strategist; KWE Partners

“Always good to meet with professionals I’d probably never get to meet without this program." - Alex Moreno; Clinical Program Manager, University of Miami

“Thank you Global Ties Miami for the opportunity to share UF Extension Office work to international participants from 9 countries." - Ms. Vanessa Campoverde; UF/IFAS Extension Agent; University of Florida Extension Office

“He expressed his interest in learning more about the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, and a possible future visit to the Coalition was mentioned when international traveling is no longer restricted." - Mr. Ibuski; Trafficking in Persons Report Heroes IVLP (August 2021)

“Our virtual meetings (IVLP program) ended so quickly, it was very interesting and useful. Thank you very much for the experience that you have given us. Such meetings allow us to exchange experience and introduce best practices in our countries, which would help to improve the situation with human trafficking in the future." - Shakhnoza Khassanov; Trafficking in Persons Report Heroes IVLP (August 2021)

“GTM combats divisiveness, misinformation, misperceptions, and prejudice through something simple: building understanding and friendship across borders and oceans. The work itself is highly complex but the concept is pure and simple. Through Global Ties, international visitors are welcomed to South Florida and get the opportunity to engage with locals, learn about our institutions and culture, and build long-standing relationships." - Caryn Lavernia; Assistant Vice President, Florida International University

“They have been really interesting people with excellent questions. We’ve had rich discussions about the work we are doing and issues we address." - Jonathan Fried; WECount!

“It was an excellent experience! It´s important for us to debate how we can better comply with the Hague Convention. I am sure we will reap many benefits." - Judge from Brazil; International Parental Child Abduction Program; IVLP for Brazil (August 2021)