Ceremony celebrates new consulate in Mexico

Consul General Ken Roy hosted a topping-out ceremony to celebrate the structural completion of the new U.S. Consulate General in Hermosillo, Mexico. The event was attended by local government officials, project contractors, and Department...

Take Your Child to Work Day goes virtual

Secretary of State Antony Blinken opened Take Your Children to Work Day (TYCTWD) with a welcome video message, April 22. In the video, Blinken answered questions from Department of State employees’ children worldwide. While...

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,”...

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...

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...

Mission Uganda leader visits with local beekeepers

USAID Mission Director Richard Nelson visited Golden Bees Honey Shop Ltd. located in Nakapiripirit district in northeastern Uganda, March 22. During the visit, he interacted with members of the Muruita Honey Producers and Processors...

Embassy Brazzaville celebrates women in style

The men and women of the Embassy Brazzaville community donned a fabric specially designed for this year’s celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8. At the event, Chargé d’Affaires Daniel Travis announced the upcoming...

ConGen Kolkata supports LGBTQI+ communities

Consul General Patti Hoffman (center in red shirt with scarf) launched the fourth edition of the Queer Games Northeast India 2021, spearheaded by local nonprofit Ya-All, during a trip to Manipur, March 25–26. The...

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 Dhaka joins Bangladesh in celebrating 50 years of independence

Ambassador Earl Miller (front row, fifth from left) joined Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam, March 25, at the opening of “Friendship to All, Malice to...

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