Panjakent joins Strong Cities Network

Municipal officials and civil society representatives from cities across Central Asia attended the Strong Cities Network (SCN) regional workshop in Almaty, Kazakhstan, December 2019. Representatives from Panjakent, Tajikistan’s city administration and civil society attended...
From left: Ambassador David Reimer signs the deed of sale for the new embassy compound site with Notary Bernard d’Hotman de Villiers (back), Hector Espitalier-Noël and Thierry Rey, both of whom represented the land seller—Moka City Limited (also known as ENL). Photo courtesy of Embassy Port Louis

OBO announces new embassy compound in Port Louis

By Nicholas Von Mertens In August, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) purchased an 11-acre property in Mauritius to build a new embassy in Port Louis. The new multi-building compound will be located in...
QSI International School of Dushanbe in Tajikistan used a grant from the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations and the Bureau of Administrations’ Office of Overseas Schools to purchase and install new plexiglass dividers in their tech labs and classrooms to provide safe areas for students to work. Photo by Liz Madlinger

Mitigating impacts of pandemic at international schools

By Erica Renew, Michelle Adams, and Beatrice Cameron
While serving as deputy chief of mission for the Libya External Office in 2019, Natalie A. Baker visited Cape Angela on the Tunisian Coast. Cape Angela is considered the northernmost point in Africa. Photo by Natalie A. Baker

NEA takes on North Africa

By Alexandra Jameson The Department of State’s newest office covers a region stretching from the Atlantic Ocean, across the Sahara Desert, and along the Mediterranean more than 5,000 miles to the Red Sea. In July,...

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