WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Malawi Begins July 30

WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Malawi Begins July 30

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 24, 2017 Building upon the success of the WiSci (Women in Science) Girls STEAM Camp held in Peru in 2016 and in Rwanda in 2015, this year’s WiSci Girls STEAM Camp will take place in Malawi, July 30–August 14. A public-private partnership designed to expand […]

Update on the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Update on the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 24, 2017 Today, the United States announced that through support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) four African countries are approaching control of their HIV epidemics. Groundbreaking new PEPFAR data show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control across all […]

The US and Togo To Co-Host the 2017 AGOA Forum

The US and Togo To Co-Host the 2017 AGOA Forum

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 14, 2017   The United States and Togo will co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Lomé, Togo August 8-10. The Forum will bring together senior government officials from the United States and 38 Sub-Saharan African AGOA-eligible countries to discuss ways to […]

TechGirls From North Africa Invest in STEM Futures

TechGirls From North Africa Invest in STEM Futures

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC July 10, 2017 Teenage girls from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia will participate in the U.S. Department of State’s TechGirls exchange program from July 12–August 3. During their three weeks in the United States, participants will strengthen and develop technical skills, form […]

Nairobi Hosts US-Kenya Cyber and Digital Economy Dialogue

Nairobi Hosts US-Kenya Cyber and Digital Economy Dialogue

Photo: State Department Africa: Coordinator for Cyber Issues and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy To Participate in the U.S.-Kenya Cyber and Digital Economy Dialogue 06/22/2017 10:47 AM EDT   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 27, 2017   On June 22-23, 2017, the United States and Kenya held […]

Asst. Sec. Henshaw Travels to Uganda for Refugee Summit

Asst. Sec. Henshaw Travels to Uganda for Refugee Summit

Museveni and UN Secretary general Antonio Guterres. ALL PHOTOS/PPU Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC June 21, 2017 Acting Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Simon Henshaw will travel to Uganda from June 21-23 as part of the United States delegation to the Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees, led by U.S. […]

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Combatting Gender Based Violence in Tunisia

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Combatting Gender Based Violence in Tunisia

June 6, 2017 This is the initial announcement of this funding opportunity, DRLA-DRLAQM-17- Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.345 Application Deadline: August 4, 2017 A. Project Description The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that help […]

Combating Illicit Trafficking and Organized Crime in Africa – Remarks

Combating Illicit Trafficking and Organized Crime in Africa – Remarks

Photo: Norwegian Center for Global Analysis, 2015.   Remarks David M. Luna Senior Director for National Security and Diplomacy Anti-Crime Programs, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Fort McNair, National Defense University Washington, DC May 12, 2017 Good morning. It is an honor to join you today at this year’s Senior Leaders Seminar hosted by the […]

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Proposals for Resettlement Support Centers (RSC) Africa in Nairobi, Kenya

Notice of Funding Opportunity for Proposals for Resettlement Support Centers (RSC) Africa in Nairobi, Kenya

Funding Opportunity Announcement Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration April 27, 2017   Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0001616 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.018 – Resettlement Support Centers (RSCs) for U.S. Refugee Resettlement Announcement issuance date: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Proposal submission deadline: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. noon EDT Proposals submitted […]

Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa

Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa

  Notice of Funding Opportunity for NGO Programs Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa 04/12/2017 09:17 AM EDT Funding Opportunity Announcement Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration April 11, 2017   Funding Opportunity Number: SFPOP0001609 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.517 – Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Africa Announcement issuance date: Tuesday, April […]

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