February 22, 2014 – March 5, 2014
Vinales Valley, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Global Exchange Reality Tours has been asked by the Democratic Women's Club of Monterey County to arrange travel for its professional members for a customized research tour to study Cuba's policies and practice in environmental protection and sustainable development.
March 2, 2014 – March 11, 2014
After three decades of warfare, Afghanistan continues to strive towards reconstruction, despite weaning support for the NATO-backed government and the Taliban insurgency. Within this challenging environment, Afghan women are taking reconstruction, coupled with creating social change, into their own hands.
March 8, 2014 – March 15, 2014
After the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, over a billion dollars in aid was promised to the struggling island. The world stepped up, empathized and donated. Yet much of the funds pledged to post-quake relief for has not been received for redevelopment and very little has been done to rebuild.
March 8, 2014 – March 16, 2014
The attention of the world focused on Chiapas on January 1st, 1994, the day that NAFTA went into effect, when an uprising led by indigenous Mexicans brought notice to their precarious living conditions.
March 8, 2014 – March 18, 2014
We invite you to travel to Venezuela with Global Exchange to dig past the headlines and explore the changes occurring in Venezuela, Latin America and the hemisphere as a whole. On a Global Exchange tour to Venezuela you will meet with human rights activists, rural agricultural workers, labor unions, community activists, journalists, and government officials and opposition figures, and see for yourself the unprecedented social change that is occurring at this historic time in Venezuela and the region.
March 21, 2014 – March 31, 2014
This important delegation will examine the affects that Israeli occupation has on the Environment of the Palestinian Territories and thus the livelihood of Palestinians. The group will explore the issues of Freedom of Access to water and Sanitation in the West Bank, the impact of the on going occupation on the Eco System in the Jordan valley and the issues of deforestation in relation to Israeli practices and the on going drought that has plagued the Middle East for more than five years now.
April 4, 2014 – April 7, 2014
The contentious and often dramatic debate over immigration reform that has played out in America's streets and the halls of Congress has largely failed to address the root causes of migration.Global Exchange has a special perspective to offer travelers who want to understand Mexican migration from the inside.
April 5, 2014 – April 13, 2014
Global Exchange has been asked by Muévete Puerto Rico to arrange travel to Cuba for a holistic program devoted to Cuba's vibrant environmental and cultural scene. The group will study the policies and practices in sustainability that cause Cuba to be ranked among the most sustainable nations on earth with a special focus on the integration of relevant fields: agriculture, health care, education, environmentalism and the arts.
April 10, 2014 – April 18, 2014
The division of Korea in 1945, the Korean War which spanned from 1950 to 1953, and resulted in the separation of the Korean peninsula, are some of the events that have left deep wounds in the people of both nations and continue to influence relations with North Korea. Further straining the region are the United States’ military presence in South Korea and North Korea’s nuclear development program which have brought it much attention in recent years.
April 25, 2014 – May 5, 2014
Similar to other countries in South America, Ecuador has traditionally suffered from the so-called "resource curse:" high poverty and inequality in a land of plentiful natural resources. Despite this fact, Ecuador serves as a model for some of the most far-reaching efforts to provide ecologically and socially-sustainable alternatives to the corporate global economy.