November 4 – 8, 2018
Countries: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Djibouti, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Togo
Project: U.S. Elections
No. of Visitors: 7-8
Eleven international visitors from nine different African countries will visit Louisville, KY to observe the November elections. They will meet with local constituents to hear about their experiences, concerns and priorities; visit with local media about election coverage; meet with local elections officials; observe polling stations on Election Day; and meet with political science professors to analyze election results. The group will be split for two home hospitality dinners and explore some of Louisville’s cultural offerings such as a distillery tour, the Muhammad Ali Center, and more.