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Upcoming Citizen Diplomacy Trips

We are excited to offer the following Citizen Diplomacy trips. If you are interested, we encourage you to reach out to us for more information ASAP as space is limited. Please contact PeaceTrees staff for more information. 


September 2018 Trip

Dates: September, 2018

Highlights: This trip will be guided by seasoned trip leader Robert Stokes. Travelers will visit Hanoi, Hue, and Dong Ha and have a chance to learn about the history of Vietnam and the Vietnam War as well as PeaceTrees’ projects. The trip will likely include opportunities to see museums, explore Vietnamese cuisine and markets, meet with survivors of landmine accidents, visit PeaceTrees kindergartens, plant trees, and deepen your understanding of PeaceTrees’ work. Note that this trip will not visit Ho Chi Minh City.

Registration for this trip is currently on a wait list basis. Please email us here to find out more.


Early 2019 Trip

Dates: TBD, likely mid February 2018

Highlights: Travelers will likely visit Hanoi, Hue, and Dong Ha and have a chance to learn about the history of Vietnam and the Vietnam War as well as PeaceTrees’ projects. The trip will include opportunities to see museums, explore Vietnamese cuisine and markets, meet with survivors of landmine accidents, visit PeaceTrees kindergartens, plant trees, and deepen your understanding of PeaceTrees’ work. Please note that the itinerary for this trip is currently unconfirmed. 


March 2019 Trip

Dates: Mid-March, 2019 (tentatively leaving March 13th and returning March 28th)

Highlights: This trip has an historical focus and academic component and will be led by Professor Christoph Giebel. Christoph is a professor at the Jackson School of International Studies who has previously led many trips to Vietnam with the University of Washington and PeaceTrees Travelers. This trip provides a unique opportunity for participation in weekly meetings beginning in January and will include pre-reading. Participants will travel to Hanoi, Hue, Dong Ha, Ho Chi Minh City, and many PeaceTrees project sites. You can read about a UW student’s experience on a similar trip here: http://www.peacetreesvietnam.org/how-to-help/testimonials-from-citizenship-diplomacy-participants.html

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