From October 10-12, 2018, members of the Cultural Antiquities Task Force (CATF), the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, and the Colombian Ministry of Culture held a seminar on cultural heritage protection and preservation in Bogota, Colombia.
On March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, Marie Royce, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and Brock Bierman, Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced the 2019 Emerging Leaders Exchange for Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Last year, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) committed over $25 million and reached over 150,000 women around the world in programs specifically designed to empower women and girls.
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Marie Royce launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a new program supporting women entrepreneurs around the world, during an International Women’s Day forum on March 6.
In partnership with ECA’s Cultural Programs Division and the University of Iowa, the implementor of the International Writing Program (IWP), the Collaboratory supported the Lines & Spaces Creative Writing Workshops in Eritrea.