On January 19, 2016 the Governments of the United States and the Italian Republic extended for the third time.
The series of citizen diplomacy summits aim increase support for exchange programs by bringing attention to the critical role that public and citizen diplomacy play in building a more peaceful, prosperous world at home and abroad.
State Department is sponsoring the Global Leadership Forum in Charlottesville, Virginia from March 29-30, 2016. The two-day forum is part of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ celebration of 75 years of State Department-sponsored exchange programs.
Each year the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Institute of International Education, releases the list of higher education institutions sending the most Fulbright U.S. students and scholars abroad. For academic year 2015-16, the list highlights the strong institutional diversity within the Fulbright Program.
To combat the spread of hateful and deceptive propaganda, the U.S. government is investing in creative ways to work with civil society and academia to challenge the rhetoric. The P2P (Peer to Peer): Challenging Extremism initiative is a leading example.
U.S. Secretary of State's New Year's address to International Exchange Alumni.