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Highlights of the cultural preservation projects around the world that received funding from the U.S. Department of State's U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation in 2010.
In this video, the American band, Ozomatli, meets with 8 musicians from around the world for a jam session.
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides scholarships to high school students.
Rohit Ranjitkar, program director of the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust and grantee of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, talks about preserving Nepal's cultural heritage as seen in its unique architecture.
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock encouraged ECA Alumni to sign up for the 2012 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF).
"I got to know more about [the people I met here], their culture, their history, the things they believed, and because of this, I understand [now] why they behave the way they do. I think it is a very important step towards world peace." - Francisca, from India on the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Academic Programs Meghann Curtis of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) discusses the Study of the U.S. Institutes' inaugural "Around the World in an Afternoon" event, which took place at the State Department on July 28, 2011.
The U.S. Department of State office brought twelve snowboarders from Kyrgyzstan to participate in the first-ever Snowboarding Sports Visitor program.
U.S. Department of State conducted a Sports Visitor exchange with India.
Laser scanning documentation of two 12th-century AD towers in Ghazni, Afghanistan, helps preserve the past for future generations.