Media Mentorship Program strengthens Liberian journalist network

The public affairs section at Embassy Monrovia recently worked with its first cohort of young, up-and-coming Liberian journalists to help build capacity, create a support network, and link the group with professional U.S.-based speakers...

ConGen Munich community celebrates Pride

The U.S. Consulate General in Munich celebrated Pride during the month of July, from supporting the “queer:raum” event in which 20 LGBTQIA+ artists performed, to participating in the largest Pride parade in southern Germany,...

Embassy Lima inaugurates INL substance abuse treatment program

Ambassador Lisa Kenna (back row, eighth from right) inaugurated the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs’ Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) substance abuse treatment program at the San Juan...

Embassy Phnom Penh hosts YSEALI orientation

Embassy Phnom Penh’s public affairs section hosted a pre-departure orientation for seven professionals selected for the Spring 2022 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professionals Fellowship program in the United States, June 9. Their...

Loan Forgiveness Waiver nearing expiry

Department of State employees may be eligible to receive credit for student loan payments that previously did not qualify for the Public Loan Service Forgiveness (PSLF) program. The PSLF Limited Waiver, which reimburses qualified...
The sun sets over the city of Budapest. Photo by TTstudio

Budapest

The Hungarian Parliament, one of the most recognizable buildings in Budapest, looms over the Danube River. The parliament is just steps away from the American embassy. Photo by TTstudio By Bryan Cronan, Cassia Waligora, and...
U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus (ROC) Judith Garber and ROC Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works Permanent Secretary Stavros Michael sign a five-year Agreement on Cultural Heritage Protection at the Cyprus Museum, June 14, 2022. Photo by Jessie Bryson

Bilateral agreement expands cultural heritage protection in Cyprus

By Jessie Bryson U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus (ROC) Judith Garber and the ROC’s Permanent Secretary of Transport, Communications, and Works Stavros Michael signed the first bilateral agreement on cultural heritage protection, June...

Channeling Dissent

By Iris Kim and Betsy Lewis This year, the United States celebrates 50 years of bilateral ties with Bangladesh, which became an independent country in 1971 and was recognized by the United States in April...
The Hispanic Employee Council of Foreign Affairs Agencies hosted a cultural event featuring various performers in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 12, 2018. State Department photo

Engaged Organization

The Hispanic Employee Council of Foreign Affairs Agencies hosted a cultural event featuring various performers in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 12, 2018. State Department photo By Moises Mendoza Each year, in September and October,...
Misawa City mayor Yoshinori Kohiyama (right) and Consul General Andrew Lee (left) visit the newly constructed solar field at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 8. The facility is part of a $206 million initiative that will ultimately generate up to 80% of the joint-service installation’s energy needs, reducing demands on the local community’s power grid. Photo by Leon Redfern

Taking Action

Misawa City Mayor Yoshinori Kohiyama (right) and Consul General Andrew Lee (left) visit the newly constructed solar field at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 8. The facility is part of a $206 million initiative...

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Making a Statement

The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name Pablo Paganini. Paganini smiles on the right.