Countries

 

Global Exchange organizes customized tours to over 30 destinations around the world. See below for a list of destinations we most commonly visit, including potential themes your group can explore, as well as a sample itinerary of past Reality Tours.

Contact us here if you are interested in traveling to a country that is not on this list. With over 25 years of experience as an international human rights organizion, we have contacts all over the world.

 


 

 

 Afghanistan

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Women's Rights Education Reform
Environmental Protection Microloans

 

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  Argentina

 

 

Potential Themes: 

  • Fair trade
  • Food Justice
  • Worker Cooperatives
  • Education 
  • The "Dirty War"
  • Sustainability
  • Children's Rights
  • Journalism

 

 

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 Bolivia

 

 

Potential Themes: 

  • Mining and the Silver Industry
  • Agriculture (ex. Quinoa production)
  • Coco Industry/Drug War
  • Indigenous peoples 
  • Food justice 
  • Role of Religion
  • Spanish language learning  
 

 

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 Brazil

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Favelas and Housing Issues Economics
Rural Development Landless Workers Movement (MST)

Afro-Brazilian Culture 

Agroforestry 
Military Dictatorship  Women's issues/trafficking 

 

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 Cambodia

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Deforestation and logging Sustainable Development
Conservation Human trafficking
Healthcare

 

Impacts of war/genocide

Children's rights/

Student Movements

Worker's Rights 

 

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 Chiapas

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Indigenous rights Autonomous Indigenous Communities
Environmental Justic Cooperatives
Land Ownership / Land Rights   

 

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 Chile

 

 

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Potential Themes: 

Arts and Culture Fair Trade 
Conservation   

 

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 Costa Rica

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Fair Trade vs. Free Trade Environmental Justice
Ecotourism   

 

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 Cuba

 

 

 

Potential Themes: 

U.S. Relations Ten Year's War 
Cuban Revolution Art History 
Healthcare  Sustainable Agriculture
Spanish Immersion   

 


 

 

   Ecuador

 

 

Potential Themes:

Community-Run Ecotourism 

Oil Extraction and Chevron's Legacy  

Fair trade Biodiversity

 

 

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 Guatemala

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Fair trade coffee Ecotourism
Natural Resource Protection Textile Cooperatives
Effects of the 1980s Genocide  

 

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 Haiti

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Community Redevelopment  Fair Trade Cooperatives
Health Care System  Education Reforms 
Democracy Building Women's Rights
Colonialism   

 

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 India

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Environmental Justice Human Trafficking
Ghandian Legacy Religion and Culture 
Women's Empowerment and Self-Help Wildlife 

Tourism Industry

 

 

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 Iran

 

 

 

Potential Themes:

Religion and Politics History and the Arts  
Architecture  

 

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 Nepal

 

 

 

Potential Themes:

Climate Change

Community Development 

 
Conservation Migration 
Women's Empowerment   

 

 


 

 

 Nicaragua

 

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Fair Trade Cooperatives  Agro-ecological Alternatives
Arts and Culture Ecotourism

 

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 North Korea

 

 

Potenial Themes: 

Citizen Diplomacy  History

 

 

 

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 Oaxaca

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Indigenous Rights Guetalguetza Festival 
Environmental Protection Dia de los Muertos 
Free Trade vs. Fair Trade   

 

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 Palestine

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Potential Themes: 
Fair Trade Refugee Communities

Israeli Solidarity

 
Women's Rights

 

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Panama

Potential Themes: 

Afro-Indigenous Rights U.S. Intervention  
Land Ownership and Displacement  Afro-Indigenous Music and Culture 
History of the Panama Canal  

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Peru

 

 

Potential Themes:

Extractive Industries Informal Human Settlements
Women's Rights Coffee Cooperatives
Ecotourism Indigenous Rights 


 

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  Thailand

 

Potential Themes:

Tourism Industry Human Trafficking 
   

 

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  US/Mexico Border

 

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Migration

Environmental Clean-Up

Bi-National Human Rights

Agricultural Practices

 

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 Vietnam

 

 

Potential Themes: 

Religion and Architecture  Nature Exploration 
Remnants of the War   

 

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 Venezuela

 

 

Potentional Themes:

Democracy Human Rights
Oil Industry Agricultural Cooperatives

Community Organizing

Afro-Venezuelan Culture

 

 

 

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