September 2021 | Digital Archive

In the News Embassy Bogota invites locked-down Colombians to “Train Like a Marine” | By Danna Van Brandt and Laura LopezYouth sports program in Trinidad and Tobago promotes safe community | By Vanessa Thomas-MyersPartnering to...
Retirements

Retirements | September 2021

Civil Service Albin, BarbaraBennett, James T.Bikamba, Kimanuka F.Blake, Carole D.Cofsky, Warren A.Fawcett, RisaForeman, Mary E.Francis, Cheryl A.Fulcher, Richard K.Groves, Donna C.Holden, Robert F.Hurst, William F.Jin, BuJohn, Brenda J.Lowman, Ian G.Mafnas, Antonio P.McMichael, Inga A.Parker, Trenton...
The main building of the Organization of American States is located on the corner of 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue in Washington. Photo by Luis A Jimenez

U.S. Mission to the Organization of American States

By Sarah Galbenski  For Foreign Service officers wanting to serve at a United States embassy while still living in Washington, the U.S. Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) is an ideal post. The U.S. Mission is the only one of...

Embassy Belgrade and USAID promote accessibility in Serbia

Embassy Belgrade is contributing $1 million through USAID to promote economic empowerment, inclusive work environments, and more accessible employment for people with disabilities in Serbia. “We promote equal opportunities for all,” the embassy wrote...

Embassy Abidjan and USAID facilitate training for veterinarians

Through the Global Health Security Agenda, the U.S. government advances partner countries’ capacity to prevent, detect, report, and treat zoonotic disease. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases,...

Department of State and NFL leaders discuss diversity and inclusion

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) and the Secretary’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a discussion between Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, the Department of State’s chief diversity and inclusion officer...

Department counselor pays respect in Warsaw

During his visit to Poland, the Counselor of the State Department Derek Chollet (right), along with Undersecretary of State for Security, the Americas, Asia, and Eastern Policy of the Republic of Poland Marcin Przydacz...
The “She Plays Football” program, organized by LEAD Africa and Embassy Rabat’s public affairs section, included 12 Moroccan female coaches and 60 female high school students. Photo by Khalid Allaoui

Soccer coach empowers Moroccan girls

By Steve Weeks Jill Ellis, former head coach of the U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team (and the winningest coach in U.S. soccer history), visited Morocco to promote leadership, teamwork, and communication skills among young women,...

Championship Principles

Opening photo: Veteran National Basketball Association player Sam Vincent hosts week one of the Championship Principles Challenge, a virtual nine-week online basketball program for high school students from both Israel and Bahrain. Photo by...

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