Embassy partners with Special Olympics to bolster solidarity in Burkina Faso

Embassy Ouagadougou recently partnered with Burkina Faso’s Special Olympics Committee on an eighteen-month campaign to promote inclusion of individuals with disabilities through sports. The campaign will introduce Burkinabé journalists and other media influencers to...
From left: Master of ceremonies Allison Kaplan Sommer, International Visitor Leadership Program alumnae and Member of Knesset Sharren Haskel of the New Hope party, and Ruth Wasserman-Lande of the Blue and White party speak with audience members during a panel discussion following the film, March 1. Photo by David Azagury

Women of Valor

From left: Master of ceremonies Allison Kaplan Sommer, International Visitor Leadership Program alumnae and Member of Knesset Sharren Haskel of the New Hope party, and Ruth Wasserman-Lande of the Blue and White party speak...
The Harlem Globetrotters wowed Expo audiences with their basketball tricks and entertaining skills during a cultural performance representing U.S. talent and diversity. Photo courtesy of the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

World’s Fair Outreach

The Harlem Globetrotters wowed Expo audiences with their basketball tricks and entertaining skills during a cultural performance representing U.S. talent and diversity. Photo courtesy of the USA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai By Nadia Ziyadeh The...
Female officers of Pakistan’s National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) stand in front of a new, INL-funded women’s facility at the NHMP Training College in Sheikhupura, Pakistan on March 21. Photos by Mohammad Shaban

INL Pakistan supports female police officer recruitment efforts

By Robert Pickett One of the pillars of Mission Pakistan’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) section is to “enhance opportunities for women to access justice and to actively participate in the administration of justice.”...

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