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.
An International Visitor Leadership Program group of nine researchers from member countries of the Arctic Council will meet in the United States over the next 10 days to address public health, medical research and Arctic science issues.
Zina Salim Hassan Hamu began her journey as a photographer after fleeing with her family from ISIS-occupied areas in Iraq. Zina found herself at the Khanke camp for Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
Marie Royce was sworn into office on May 9 at the U.S. Department of State. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan provided opening remarks, highlighting Royce’s background participating in and promoting international exchange programs.
The United States and France are marking the 70th anniversary of the U.S.-France Fulbright Program this year with a permanent increase in funding for the program, underscoring the diplomatic importance of this international academic exchange between the two countries.