Each year, State Department-sponsored exchange programs connect approximately 350,000 people in almost every country and all U.S. states.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs launched the Arts Envoy Intellectual Property Rights Program in December to highlight the importance of protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) of visual and performing artists.
The Department of State, the Embassy of Italy, and the US-Italy Fulbright Commission celebrated the 70th anniversary of the inception of the Fulbright Program in Italy with a conference hosted at the Embassy’s Auditorium in Washington DC.
On November 28th and 29th, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Film Independent, hosted the Global Media Makers (GMM) Summit in Cairo to celebrate the third year of the distinguished U.S. film mentoring program.
On Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 6 pm, the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C. and the United States Department of State will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Italy.
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs note with sadness the passing of Dr. James H. Billington.