Embassy Islamabad breaks ground on educational foundation

Chargé d’Affaires Angela P. Aggeler (center) broke ground on the first permanent headquarters of the U.S. Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) along with USEFP’s Executive Director Rita Akhtar (right), and the Ministry of Foreign...
An aerial view of the city of Conakry in Guinea. Photo by Flightseeing-Germany

Conakry

An aerial view of the city of Conakry in Guinea. Photo by Flightseeing-Germany By Benjamin Troupe and Gaïna Dávila A bust of Ahmed Sekou Toure, the first president of Guinea. Photo by Aerrant “We prefer poverty in...

OBO breaks ground on new U.S. Consulate General in Lagos

The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) celebrated the groundbreaking for the new U.S. consulate general project in Lagos, Nigeria, March 31. The new consulate, designed by Ennead Architects, is located on a 12.2-acre...
The Secretary’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the National Museum of American Diplomacy (NMAD) launched a crowdsourced digital storytelling campaign as part of NMAD’s exhibit, #FacingDiplomacy. Illustration courtesy of NMAD

Crowdsourced digital storytelling campaign bolsters #FacingDiplomacy series

By Maryum SaifeeThe National Museum of American Diplomacy (NMAD) launched a crowdsourced digital storytelling campaign as part of their #FacingDiplomacy series, March 30. The campaign is focused on building and sharing a more complete...

Chargé d’Affaires tries hand at traditional New Year’s game in Seoul

Chargé d’Affaires to the Republic of Korea Chris Del Corso (center) learned how to play yutnori, a traditional Korean Lunar New Year game, from Korean youth outreach coordinators at the American Center in Seoul,...
Arab-American members of the Foreign Affairs Agencies Board meet with USAID Administrator Samantha Power (top row, second from left) to reflect on diversity, equity, inclusion, and Arab-Americans in public service, Oct. 30, 2021. Photo courtesy of Arab Americans in Foreign Affairs Agencies

AAIFAA highlights Arab-Americans in government during National Arab American Heritage Month

By Rita Stephan and Dr. Charles Kiamie III Arab-Americans in Foreign Affairs Agencies (AAIFAA), an official interagency employee affinity group with a membership surpassing 450 people, is celebrating its eighth anniversary in 2022. In April,...

UNVIE’s Neil Armstrong spacesuit statue tours Europe

The U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna (UNVIE) was selected as the only non-U.S.-based recipient of a Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Neil Armstrong spacesuit statue. Since September 2019, the statue—an exact replica of Neil...

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