Fulbright Scholar to expand his research in the U.S.

Dr. Yacouba Issa Diakite (left), a professor at Mali’s University of Science and Technology, visited Public Affairs Officer Paul Cunningham (right) at Embassy Bamako, Jan. 12, before heading to Southern University and A&M College...

Embassy staff joins Estonians in World Cleanup Day

Staff at Embassy Tallinn participated in World Cleanup Day, Sept. 18. Participation was about more than just being good neighbors—it was a way to be a part of a local tradition. The embassy team...

Embassy Dakar engages Senegalese influencers

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) at Embassy Dakar hosted a roundtable discussion with Senegal’s top social media influencers, activists, and professionals, Dec. 11. The discussion centered on the role that influencers play in Senegalese...

Department supports dog training program in Kinshasa

Ambassador Mike Hammer visits Garamba National Park in Haut Uele to observe a USAID-supported dog training project to improve park management and protection of endangered species. With support from the Department’s Bureau of International...

Embassy Apia and U.S. Forest Service help Samoan mangroves

A $50,000 grant funded by the Department of State and administered by the U.S. Forest Service is helping the village of Moata’a restore its renowned mangroves. The village logo reads “Your Village, Your Identity,”...

Seattle Passport Agency observes Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ben Lesser, a Holocaust survivor, founder of the Zachor Foundation, and author of “Living A Life that Matters: From Nazi Nightmare to American Dream,” spoke remotely to more than 30 staff members of the...

NMAD releases new online exhibit

Photo courtesy of Embassy Mbabane

North Macedonia joins the NATO alliance

North Macedonia Chargé d’Affaires Vilma Petkovska presents the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Acting Assistant Secretary Philip T. Reeker with North Macedonia’s instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in...

Smuggled artifacts returned to Iraq

The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA) arranged two major repatriations of ancient artifacts to the people of Iraq, demonstrating U.S. respect for Iraqi culture and adherence to the rule of law. The largest...

OSCE member states sign the Moscow Mechanism

Ambassador to the United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (USOSCE) Michael R. Carpenter joined 44 other Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe member states in signing the...

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Making a Statement

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