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This month the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is celebrating the importance of cultural diplomacy!
Two decades ago, the U.S. Department of State created a new initiative to preserve cultural heritage around the globe.
On April 6, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) signature music exchange program OneBeat will launch a new podcast series highlighting conversations with musicians and artist leaders around the globe.
Nearly 100 participants included reps from universities, museums, and coin associations.
Our Arts Envoys worked with advanced fashion design students in the Dominican Republic to create sustainable fashion designs for the Dominican Fashion week.
In 2019, ECA's Collaboratory partnered with the nonprofit organization, the Comic Book Project (CBP), to support two innovative comic diplomacy programs.
Monday, August 5, 2019 marks Exchange Day, a nationwide celebration of the power of international exchanges!
This year, the Collaboratory partnered with U.S. Consulate General Kolkata to support a pilot project called “Ending Human Trafficking in India, One Story at a Time.”
In partnership with ECA’s Cultural Programs Division and the University of Iowa, the implementor of the International Writing Program (IWP), the Collaboratory supported the Lines & Spaces Creative Writing Workshops in Eritrea.
The U.S. Department of State has long recognized the role of music in diplomacy, with its emphasis on free expression, improvisation, and democratic and collaborative teamwork.