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,...
Olympic Gold Medalist sprinter DeeDee Trotter in Japan, 2020. Photo courtesy of Embassy Tokyo

Sports Diplomacy Division

Opening photo: Olympic Gold Medalist sprinter DeeDee Trotter in Japan, February 2020. Photo courtesy of Embassy Tokyo By Jay Aprea, Matthew Ferner, Kalisha Holmes, Ashleigh Huffman, PhD., Ryan Murphy, and Caleb Seamon The Sports Diplomacy Division’s programs...
A surfing coach assists a student with disabilities in an adaptive surfing clinic organized by 2019 Global Sports Mentoring Program Sport for Community alumnus Daniel Gomez De la Vega in the state of Nayarit, Mexico, May 2021. Photo courtesy of Daniel Gomez De la Vega

Advancing capacity and infrastructure development for Mexico’s adaptive sports

By Young Lee and Alejandro Barron The Mexican constitution guarantees access to physical activity and sports for all people, but adaptive sports have been historically underfunded. Nevertheless, Mexico has consistently outperformed expectations at the Summer...

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...

Securing the Games

Opening photos: The official opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the Tokyo National Stadium, July 23, 2021. Photo by A. Ricardo By Angelica Harrison After a year’s delay and with strict new protocols in place...

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