Miami Law's Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program will be hosting visitors from the Middle East and North Africa on Wednesday. The visit is part of the International Visitor Leadership Program, which is administered by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in coordination with World Learning.
One of the leading professional-exchange programs, the IVLP is designed to build understanding between the U.S. and other countries through carefully designed visits that reflect the participants' professional interests and support of U.S. foreign policy goals. Selected by American embassies abroad, international visitors come to the United States to meet and confer with their professional counterparts and to gain appreciation of the ethnic, cultural, political and socio-economic diversity of the U.S.
The visitors will discuss ethics and transparency in government with a group of PREP students. This is the third time PREP has participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program.
"It is fascinating to discuss ethics and legal issues with our foreign visitors," said Jan Jacobowitz, director of the PREP program. "It is a cultural and educational experience for our students that often transcends the traditional classroom experience."