WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — Today, John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, made the following statement recognizing Earth Day on April 22, 2013: The United States joins countries around the world today in commemorating Earth Day. Ever since I was involved in the first Earth Day in Massachusetts, way back in 1970, this has always been […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The United States strongly supports the candidacy of Judge Joan E. Donoghue for re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in 2014. Judge Donoghue has served with distinction as an ICJ judge since her election by the United Nations Security Council and the United Nations General Assembly on September 9, […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The United States Government condemns in the strongest possible terms the series of rocket attacks against Aleppo, most recently the attack using Scud missiles on an eastern district of the city late on Friday, February 22, that killed several dozen people. The Friday attack follows the assault on Aleppo of Tuesday, […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — In Cambodia, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Michael Posner met with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong, civil society activists, opposition leaders, and the representative for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on February 19. His discussions focused on promoting electoral reform, resolving land rights […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — Officials from the United States and Algeria met in Algiers February 10-11, 2013, to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation to counter nuclear smuggling, and border security. These discussions furthered a first round of bilateral consultations initiated in January 2012 to explore ways and means to advance capabilities to prevent, detect, and […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The U.S. Department of State selected Sevinj Mammadova of Azerbaijan as February’s International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month. Throughout February, Mammadova’s leadership in shaping the future of Azerbaijan’s education system will be recognized on the International Exchange Alumni website, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ official website for the […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones will lead the United States delegation and co-chair the sixth meeting of the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Environmental Affairs Council and fourth meeting of the U.S.-Chile Environmental Cooperation Agreement Joint Commission for Environmental Cooperation […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board welcomes new members, Mr. Rye Barcott and Dr. Christie Gilson. Appointed by President Barack Obama, the two were sworn in today by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Adam Ereli, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON D.C. and LONDON, U.K. /CitizenWire/ — Today in London – the host city of the 2012 Olympic Games – the U.S. Department of State and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a joint effort that will send current and former professional basketball players from the NBA and the WNBA to engage underserved youth both […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — On Thursday, March 22, the U.S. Department of State signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Smithsonian Institution to define future collaboration between the two organizations. This partnership brings the world-renowned content of the Smithsonian to audiences around the world via the international reach of the Department.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs welcomes Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) students March 18-24 for a Civic Education Workshop in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the non-profit organization American Voices, is pleased to announce the ensembles selected for the 2012-2013 season of American Music Abroad.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) will hold its 2012 meetings on Tuesday, April 17 and Tuesday, October 30 in the Loy Henderson Conference Room of the U.S. Department of State, located at 2201 C Street, N.W. (entrance on 23rd Street) Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings […]