Women from 3 African Countries Participate in 2017 Global Sports Mentoring Program

Women from 3 African Countries Participate in 2017 Global Sports Mentoring Program

Press Releases: U.S. Department of State and espnW Join Forces for the Annual Global Sports Mentoring Program 09/21/2017 03:16 PM EDT   Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 21, 2017 From September 25 to October 31, seventeen international delegates and American sports sector mentors will take part in the […]

Maryland to Host Inaugural “Celebrate Africa” Event

Maryland to Host Inaugural “Celebrate Africa” Event

African Affairs Commissioners – 2017   For Immediate Release                              Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Maryland Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives (GOCI), Crownsville, Maryland In commemoration of African Heritage Month (September), the Governor’s Commission on African Affairs, in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives (GOCI) will host Celebrate Africa – Maryland’s inaugural Pan African […]

African Professionals Attend Workshop on Protecting Slave Related Sites and Antiquities

African Professionals Attend Workshop on Protecting Slave Related Sites and Antiquities

   Protecting Slave Related Sites and Antiquities 02/23/2017 03:57 PM EST Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC, United States February 23, 2017 On February 27, cultural heritage professionals from Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Jamaica, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and South Africa will gather in Charleston, South Carolina for a Department of State sponsored […]

U.S. and Egypt Sign Cultural Property Protection Agreement

U.S. and Egypt Sign Cultural Property Protection Agreement

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sign a U.S.-Egypt cultural property agreement, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on November 30, 2016. [State Department photo] Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC November 29, 2016 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign […]

U.S. Issues Statement on ICC Judgment in Mali Cultural Destruction Case

U.S. Issues Statement on ICC Judgment in Mali Cultural Destruction Case

Photo: CICC Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC September 27, 2016 The United States welcomes today’s verdict at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the case against Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, a member of the violent extremist group Ansar al-Dine. Al Faqi, who surrendered to the ICC in 2015 by […]

North African Officials in U.S to Explore Strategies to Preserve Cultural Heritage

North African Officials in U.S to Explore Strategies to Preserve Cultural Heritage

Photo: Multicultural Kid Blogs Preserving Cultural Heritage Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 15, 2016 Beginning this week, the U.S. Department of State is hosting fifteen officials from the Middle East and North Africa region as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to explore strategies that prevent the destruction, […]

Two Africans to be Honored Among Global Emerging Young Leaders

Washington, DC April 18, 2016 Somalia’s Asha Hassan and Tunisia’s Ahlem Nasraoui will be honored with eight other global emerging young leaders at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State on April 20, 2016. The Emerging Young Leaders Award will be granted to ten outstanding young leaders (ages 16-24) from across the globe. The […]

U.S. Sponsors Cultural Heritage Risk Reduction Program for Libya

File Photo – The Roman amphitheatre at the Sabratha archaeological site in Sabratha Libya Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 1, 2015 As part of its ongoing efforts to help Libya preserve its cultural heritage, the U.S. Department of State sponsored a workshop for Libyan museum professionals, November 29–December 1, in […]

African Women Leaders in STEM Participate in TechWomen 2015

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 30, 2015 Beginning this week, companies in the San Francisco Bay area and Silicon Valley will welcome nearly 100 women from Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia as part of the U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen exchange program. Participants will complete an intense development […]

WiSci Camp for Girls Held in Rwanda

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 24, 2015 The first-ever WiSci Girls STEAM Camp begins tomorrow, July 25, at the Gashora Girls Academy in Rwanda. The camp is a public-private partnership designed to advance and expand Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) opportunities for girls. The program will empower participants […]

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