Who Are We?

The Albuquerque Council for International Visitors is now Global Ties ABQ! Each year we bring more than 250 emerging leaders from around the world to Albuquerque to meet with their counterparts in: business, education, government, NGO leadership, conservation, healthcare, governance, multicultural societies and much more. This year, we are proudly hosting one of four Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summits, focused on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Along El Camino Real and Beyond. For more information about the event, click here.

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Global Ties ABQ is a membership based organization. Members volunteer their time to host dinners and escort visitors around Albuquerque. Inviting a group of visitors into the average American home has shown to make great strides in eliminating barriers of cultural generalizations and positively impacts International Relations as well as building cross-cultural friendships. Interested in becoming a citizen diplomat?

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Upcoming Events

  • June 24 - June 28

    Cultural Preservation

    *Project Summary & Objectives The ancient and historic monuments, objects, and archaeological sites of the world enrich and inform today's societies, and help connect us ... read more

  • June 29

    Migration and Integration Issues in the U.S.

    *Objectives of Visit Examine federal, state, and local government policies and initiatives and inter-governmental action to resettle and integrate refugees that arrive both through the U.S. ... read more

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Our Programs

  • Global Innovator Program

    Learn about innovations around the world Connect with emerging international leaders, experts, and local innovators Expand the borders of Innovation   Global Ties ABQ has launched an exciting new... read more

  • International Visitor Programs

    International Visitor Programs Global Ties ABQ hosts numerous fee-for-service programs for U.S. Embassies, Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and other organizations that need local expertise to host important delegations... read more

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