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International Programs

The AAG is actively involved in collaborative international programs to promote the use of geographic knowledge, tools and technologies. All of these programs involve broad-based partnerships with public and private agencies, regional geographical organizations and educational institutions.


Current Initiatives

  • My Community, Our Earth (MyCOE) – Since 2001, the AAG’s flagship international program has supported projects in over 100 countries to train school children, university students and teachers in the use of geographic knowledge and technologies to address sustainable development issues in their local communities. Find out more on the MyCOE website.

For international programs related to secondary and tertiary education, visit the Education section.


Past Initiatives


Developing Regions Programs

The AAG has long advocated interacting with and providing support to geographers and other colleagues from around the world.

  • There are special membership benefits to eligible people from developing countries
  • There are a range of resources available organized by world region Find out more