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Women from 5 African Countries Participate in Fortune’s Women’s Mentoring Program

Fortune’s Most Powerful Women To Mentor Women Leaders From Around the World 03/25/2019 09:55 AM EDT   Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 25, 2019 Women leaders from 15 countries arrived in the United States this week for the Fortune–U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership. The 19 participants will spend […]

U.S. State Department Launches the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs 03/06/2019 02:07 PM EST   Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC March 6, 2019   Today, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a new initiative supporting women entrepreneurs […]

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  U.S. Department of State and espnW Join Forces for the Seventh Annual Global Sports Mentoring Program 09/24/2018 03:40 PM EDT   Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC September 24, 2018 From September 24 to October 31, international sports leaders and American mentors in the sports sector across the country […]

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Under Secretary Goldstein and Libyan Foreign Affairs Under Secretary Almughrabi Sign a New MOU Photo: State Department   Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC February 20, 2018 Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs I. Steven Goldstein and Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Under Secretary for Political Affairs Lutfi […]

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MCC Signs Cote d’Ivoire Compact

MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash, left, and Côte d’Ivoire Minister of Economy and Finance Adama Koné, right, sign the Côte d’Ivoire Compact with Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Stephanie Sullivan and Côte d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.   Picture: Steve […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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