"Extended Hand" Cross-cultural Dialogues


increasing cultural understanding

In collaboration with PennState University and NATO, The 1st NAEF initiated the "Extended Hand" cross-cultural dialogue program to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in partnership with the American University of Kurdistan (AUK) in Duhok. During the first phase of the program, Kurdish students at AUK engaged in several levels of cross-cultural dialogue sessions with participants in Herat, Afghanistan, led by the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association.