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Using Comic Books to Engage Youth Around the World

In 2019, ECA's Collaboratory partnered with the nonprofit organization, the Comic Book Project (CBP), to support two innovative comic diplomacy programs.

Celebrating Exchange Day 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019 marks Exchange Day, a nationwide celebration of the power of international exchanges!

Ending Human Trafficking in India, One Story at a Time

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.”

Creative Writing Workshop Brings Many Firsts to Eritrea

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.

Music & Film Diplomacy at the State Department

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.

Tony Memmel and His Band: Back From Tour

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After his #AmericanMusicAbroad tour, guitarist Tony Memmel, shares how music helped him connect with youth with physical differences around the world.

American Music Abroad - Wordsmith on Tour and in Studio

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Baltimore-based rapper Wordsmith toured Africa in 2016 with the American Music Abroad program, part of American Voices, funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

United States and Peru Extend Memorandum of Understanding, Over 2,000 Items Have Been Repatriated

This week, the United States and Peru will extend their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to continue import restrictions on archaeological and certain Colonial period material from all areas of Peru.

What is Culture?

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Celebrate #CulturalDiplomacy with us by sharing a part of culture, whether it be an art exhibit, concert, or food that moved you.

Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

2015 was an extraordinary year for exchange programs. Take a look at some of our favorite moments. Apply for an exchange program in 2016 exchanges.state.gov

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