U.S.-Canadian Bilateral Cooperation Project, Toronto, Canada

U.S.-Canadian Bilateral Cooperation Project, Toronto, Canada

A two-day workshop promoting U.S.-Canadian Cooperation in Preventing Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property was held in June 2014 in Toronto, Canada, in support of an initiative of the U.S. Consulate General and the ICE Attaché’s Office and their Canadian counterparts in response to concerns about cultural objects originating from or passing through Canada and illicitly entering the United States.

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5th Annual EducationUSA Forum Convenes U.S. Higher Education

5th Annual EducationUSA Forum Convenes U.S. Higher Education

The fifth annual EducationUSA Forum will take place in Washington, D.C. June 23-25, bringing together more than 60 EducationUSA regional experts and 550 U.S. College and association representatives.

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FLEX Celebrates 21st Year

FLEX Celebrates 21st Year

The Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) celebrated the end of its 21st year with approximately 168 students of this year’s 800 scholarship recipients.

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Syria Heritage Sites Inventory

Syria Heritage Sites Inventory

This map identifies the locations of over 1000 well-preserved cultural heritage sites and museums in Syria. The map was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Humanitarian Information Unit with data researched and supplied by the Cultural Heritage Center.

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Imagery of Archaeological Site Looting in Syria

Imagery of Archaeological Site Looting in Syria

These satellite images document the scale of destruction that looters continue to inflict on archaeological heritage sites during the ongoing conflict in Syria.

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Top 5 Ways for High School Educators to Promote Study Abroad

Top 5 Ways for High School Educators to Promote Study Abroad

Less than 10% of U.S. students study abroad, and very few of these students are in high school. Yet, studying abroad early builds global competencies such as language and cross-cultural skills, maturity, and clarity about one's post-secondary education and career. Learn how to help high school students achieve their dreams of studying abroad.

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