New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council

United States

The New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council (NOCDC) is a nonprofit membership organization that arranges professional appointments and cultural activities for approximately 500 international leaders sent to Louisiana each year from the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program and other government and private professional exchanges.

NOCDC is part of a nationwide network of approximately 90 councils that collaborate with Global Ties U.S. and the U.S. Department of State to promote mutual  understanding between Americans and their foreign counterparts through the practice of citizen diplomacy.