HDI is proud to announce that it has received grants from U.S. Embassy Bahrain and U.S. Embassy Oslo to support culinary diplomacy. Soul Food Scholar Adrian Miller will present a Virtual African American Thanksgiving Dinner in both the Kingdom of ...

HDI is proud to have participated for the third year in the Taihe Civilizations Forum which was held September 6-12, 2020.  Taihe Institute is an important international organization which, as does HDI, devotes itself to improving dialog among nations and ...

The HDI arranged for Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis to visit the Republic of Turkey in conjunction with the American Global Institute, a 501c3 NGO based in Virginia and Bahrain. The delegation took place from March 17 – 19, 2019, with ...

HDI, in collaboration with the American Global Institute (AGI), arranged for Members of the U.S. Congress Luis Gutierrez and Dan Kildee to visit the Republic of Sudan April 27, 2018 to May 2, 2018.   This program followed the ongoing series ...

The visit was in collaboration with the American Global Institute (AGI).  Rep. Bass is Chair of the Congressional Africa, Global health, Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee. Congresswoman Bass was accompanied by Senior Advisor on Africa and Staff Director of ...

HDI organized a Congressional Staff Delegation to the Republic of Malawi February 17-24, 2017.  The focus of the delegation was to observe the work of the U.S. based charity, Amitofo Care Center https://www.amitofocarecenter.org/  in providing aid to orphans in Africa.  ACC ...

The mission of HDI is to foster dialogue.  In pursuit of this mission, HDI organized a four-day program to Israel and Palestine November 19-24, 2015.  Congressional participants on this important delegation included:   Mr. Arthur Sidney, Chief of Staff, Rep. ...

Working with U.S. Consulate General Karachi https://pk.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/karachi/ . HDI arranged for the Kentucky Winders to perform and introduce the people of Sindh province, Pakistan to the uniquely American music genre of Bluegrass.  Taking their name from a fiddle tune by the ...

HDI arranged for nine Members from the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and 11 staffers to travel to the United Arab Emirates and Egypt August 22-27,2014.   The Chairwoman of the CBC , Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) led the group during ministerial ...

Working with U.S. Embassy Minsk, HDI arranged for lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses and Cultural Envoy Ron “Bublefoot” Thal to do a quick Cultural Diplomacy tour in Minsk, The Republic of Belarus. Bumblefoot arrived in the capital of Belarus ...