empowers entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. Since the initiative’s launch in 2015, more than 1,000 YLAI Fellows from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada have expanded their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and organizations across the United States. Through the YLAI Entrepreneurial Leadership Curriculum and individualized professional placements, YLAI Fellows have accelerated their commercial and social ventures’ success and developed specific action plans to implement upon return to their home countries. YLAI Fellows built networks, linkages, and lasting partnerships to attract investments and support for their entrepreneurial ventures.
Utah Diplomacy is delighted to welcome an International Visitor Leadership Program on Towards a More Safe and Secure World – Cooperative Efforts in Combating Transnational Crime, a regional project for Africa.
While in Utah they will:
Gain an understanding of the American criminal justice system and the legal framework for combating a range of transnational crimes;
Explore the role of law enforcement and prosecutorial authorities at the federal, state, and local levels to detect, investigate, and prosecute various transnational crimes, such as financial and organized crimes, the trafficking and smuggling of people and goods, and terrorism; and
Explore initiatives that seek to identify and address root causes of crime, such as poverty and lack of educational opportunities.
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