The U.S. Department of State hosted the FIFA World Cup™ trophy on April 14, 2014, in a tribute to the unique ability of sports to connect people.
NASA, Google and ECA’s Collaboratory will host a virtual field trip to the Mars Rover Curiosity via Google Hangout on Air.
On April 6, the first annual UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace synced with the midpoint of the U.S. Department of State's 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four Basketball Program, a flagship multi-nation sports visitor program, administered under the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative.
The U.S. Department of State, espnW, and the University of Tennessee recognize five alumnae of the 2013 Global Sports Mentoring Program who are making history themselves. The five winners were selected because of the exceptional contributions that they have made to their home communities in a short amount of time.
In honor of International Roma Day 2014, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor is honored to share the story of György Makula, a police major and Deputy Head of the Communication Service of the Hungarian National Police Headquarters. Makula is also the chair and cofounder of the Fraternal Association of European Roma Law Enforcement Officers (FAERLEO).
The U.S. Department of State and RocketHub team up in a pilot partnership to help exchange program alumni find alternative funding for their innovative solutions.