Embassy Freetown supports youth soccer

Ambassador Maria Brewer (left) joined Sierra Leonean and international soccer star Kei Kamara, who plays as a striker for Minnesota United Football Club, to encourage youth at a soccer clinic in Freetown sponsored by...
The Global Engagement Center’s technology Testbed has been used to research a wide gamut of technologies, including Harmony Square, a counter-disinformation game. Photo by Sam Stewart

Global Engagement Center game counters foreign disinformation

By Patricia Watts  Of all the tools and techniques available to counter the effects of foreign disinformation and propaganda, a well-engineered video game may be among the most effective.   In early November, the U.S. Global Engagement...
The Embassy Quito team, (from left) Criminal Fraud Investigator Alvaro Sanchez, Assistant Regional Security Officer–Investigations Rylan Hussey, Health Unit Administrator Andrea Espinosa, Medical Practitioner Glenda Siegrist, and Registered Nurse Yolanda Garcia, organized a trafficking in persons awareness presentation for Ecuadorian medical professionals, Dec. 9, 2020. Photo by David Bright

Embassy Quito hosts TIP presentations for Ecuadoran health professionals

By Glenda Siegrist, DNP, MAC, NP-C “Eighty percent of all victims of trafficking see a health care provider,” said Director of Hope for Justice Richard Schoeberl, Ph.D., during a recent conference hosted by his NGO—which...
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Haneef Atmar (front, left), and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation Ignazio Cassis (front, right) attend the 2020 Afghanistan Conference, Nov. 24, 2020. Photo by Violaine Martin

Partner nations commit to Afghanistan’s future

By Colin B. Guard The conference took place virtually, as did the preparation. Nevertheless, the results were real, and so was the team that made it happen.    The “A Team,” the Department of State’s Office of...

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