A vivid sunset overhangs Ela Beach in Port Moresby. Photo by Christine_Gneh

Port Moresby

Opening photo: A vivid sunset caps the end of day at Port Moresby's beautiful  Ela Beach. Photo by Christine_Gneh By Teresa M. Morris Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu: the names alone conjure images of traditionally...

Embassy N’Djamena celebrates women

Embassy N’Djamena hosted a celebration of women at their annual International Women’s Day gathering, March 12. Chargé d'Affaires David Gilmour opened the event in the embassy’s courtyard; then, a panel discussed gender parity and...

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In the News Mission Bosnia and Herzegovina establishes Diversity and Inclusion Working Group | By Star HyPublic-private partnership helps the Bahamas respond to COVID-19 | By Ramona Layne Mueller and Daniel DurazoBangladesh hosts Moot Court...

Preserving History

Opening photo: A close-up photo of one of the two 300-year-old monumental plane trees. Photo by Alessandro Corradini By Dennis E. Nice Embassy Rome garners a great deal of interest because of its well-documented historical significance....

Embassy Bujumbura celebrates resilience in local communities

Ambassador Melanie H. Higgins (center in American flag mask) congratulated Aheza Iwacu and United for Children Burundi on their successful project to improve hygiene practices in the Buterere and Kinama zones. This project, led...

Embassy Bamako highlights female filmmakers

To conclude Women’s History Month, Embassy Bamako brought 10 young female filmmakers together with Mali’s Minister of Women, Children, and Families for a breakfast conversation about how film can spark dialogues around difficult issues...

Embassy Bridgetown kicks off COVID-19 vaccination drive

The U.S. Mission in Barbados—which covers six additional island countries in the Caribbean—kicked off its vaccination drive, March 29. The Health Unit’s master plan transformed the embassy’s multi-purpose room into a top-notch makeshift vaccination...
Mission Bosnia and Herzegovina Diversity and Inclusion Working Group co-chairs Star Hy (left) and Shamaine Martin-Crick (right) open the Mission’s Diversity Book Library, January 2020. State Department photo

Mission Bosnia and Herzegovina establishes Diversity and Inclusion Working Group

By Star Hy  When U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Ambassador Eric Nelson laid the foundation for a Diversity and Inclusion Working Group (DIWG) at post in 2020, there was an overwhelmingly positive response....
Grammy and two-time Latin Grammy Award winner Aymée Nuviola performs a virtual concert at Fort Benning, Ga., Feb. 24. Screenshot courtesy of USAID

Black History Month concert features Grammy Award winner

By Tracey Reavis Music was the highlight of a Black History month event when Grammy and two-time Latin Grammy Award winner Aymée Nuviola performed a virtual concert for an audience of employee action, affinity, and...

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Making a Statement

The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name Michael Cunningham. Cunningham smiles on the right.