New Federal Grant Resources Playbook Available

New Federal Grant Resources Playbook Available

On January 19, 2017 the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee for the Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society offered the Open Licensing Playbook to the State Department. The Playbook is a tool for federal agencies interested in developing grant-supported open licensing projects.

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NSLI-Y Alumni Representatives Share Their Stories

NSLI-Y Alumni Representatives Share Their Stories

Four alumni of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) exchange program stopped by the State Department to share their experiences abroad and their plans for the future.

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Sam Brown Chairs Panel in Arkansas to Spur Fulbright Scholar Alumni Investment

Sam Brown Chairs Panel in Arkansas to Spur Fulbright Scholar Alumni Investment

On December 12, 2016, Board member Sam Brown chaired the panel titled, “Fulbright Scholar Alumni Network – Developing a Call to Action for Fulbright Scholar Alumni to Become More Involved in Global Sustainability and Technology Deployment” as part of Club de Madrid-P80 Group Foundation’s Global Solutions Institute Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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U.S. Department of State Partners with International Council of Museums to Fight Illicit Traffic of West African Cultural Heritage

U.S. Department of State Partners with International Council of Museums to Fight Illicit Traffic of West African Cultural Heritage

In response to the conflict in Mali in 2012, and in order to fight the looting of West African cultural heritage, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) have published a Red List of West African Cultural Objects at Risk, including a Mali "Emergency" section funded by ECA’s Cultural Heritage Center.

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The Legacy of Benjamin A. Gilman

The Legacy of Benjamin A. Gilman

In 2000, two years before he left Congress, Benjamin A. Gilman worked with his colleagues to establish the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. This program has since provided over 19,000 scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students who receive Federal Pell grants.

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ECA Recognized for Protecting Cultural Heritage

ECA Recognized for Protecting Cultural Heritage

The Archaeological Institute of America cited the State Department’s long history in leadership in this area, especially as a market-country leader in implementation of the UN treaty of trafficking in cultural property, as well as extensive work in protecting Iraqi antiquities.

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