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...

Bujumbura PAS team shares info about American academic programs

In July, American Spaces Director Jean de Dieu Nkurunziza and EducationUSA advisor Ramadhani Sintuka from Embassy Bujumbura’s public affairs section (PAS) set off on a three-day speaking tour to Gitega, Ngozi, and Muyinga. The...
From left: Staff Sgt. José Mireles, Staff Sgt. Dwight Patterson, 1st Sgt. Daniel Best, Staff Sgt. Devin Valleroy, and Sgt. Hector Ontiveros during the filming of the “Train Like a Marine” series on Embassy Bogota’s campus. Photo by Juan Sebastian Silva

Embassy Bogota invites locked-down Colombians to “Train Like a Marine”

By Danna Van Brandt and Laura Lopez In June 2020, as the whole world was struggling to adjust to life at home due to the pandemic lockdown, Colombian audiences sought ways to stay connected and...

Mental Fitness

By Young Hoang “My mental is not there,” were the words of USA Olympic gymnast Simone Biles before withdrawing from the team final competition, July 28, in Tokyo. Being part of a team, whether on...

The Court Needs Her

Opening photo: The Deshi Ballers in action during The Deshi Ballers’ Third Annual “Choose to Challenge” tournament in celebration of the 2021 International Women’s Day. Photo by Tanvir Ali By Anne Sherman and Jonathan Gomes Ashreen...
Beach volleyball and other outdoor activities and sports are key to the “Carioca” lifestyle in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Scott Hamilton

Marvelous Training Ground

Opening Shot: Beach volleyball and other outdoor activities and sports are key to the “Carioca” lifestyle in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Scott Hamilton By Camila David Tropical weather. Breathtaking beaches. Lush green nature. These and...

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