Belgrade aerial with Santa Claus.
Belgrade aerial with Santa Claus.
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Image and caption from article: Representative Ed Royce, outgoing chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Photo by: CSUF / CC BY-NC-SA
Excerpt:His father’s experience had a profound impact on Royce, who is retiring from U.S. Congress after serving as a Republican representative from California for 26 years, the last six of which he was chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
“The pictures of that concentration camp, the images there, the lesson of what happens when the U.S. is not engaged, the lesson of what happens during a period of isolationism, as was our policy at the time, and then all hell breaks loose,” Royce said recently at a U.S. Global Leadership Coalition event.
“The lesson of the cost of that in human lives — 6 million Jews in those camps and 50 million others around this globe who lost their lives — teaches you the importance of a focus on human rights, on human freedom, on the support for the infrastructure of..
amerikahaus.de; original article contains links
Freitag, 10. Mai 2019, 18:00 Uhr
During his musical performance, American classical pianist John Robilette will share insights about his time as a cultural ambassador during the Cold War.
The Power of the Arts in Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis]
Lecture and Musical Performance / Free admission
American classical pianist John Robilette created and directed the Artistic Ambassador Program for the American government in the 1980s. This cultural exchange program sent unrecognized American classical musicians on concert tours throughout 63 countries overseas to support U.S. American public diplomacy. During his musical performance, he will share insights about being a cultural ambassador during the Cold War.
John Robilette has performed throughout the world on four continents and in 25 countries to critical acclaim. He has been honored in the White House and also gave a recital as part of the inaugural festivities for President..
Telangana Today, 4th May 2019
Sayeed image from Wikipedia
Dr Ausaf Sayeed emphasised that there will be no barrier between India's ambassador and its people in abroad.
Jeddah: The doors of the Indian embassy will always remain open to the NRI [JB – Non-Resident Indian] community which can approach the office with their concerns and constructive suggestions, Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Dr Ausaf Sayeed said.
He emphasised that there will be no barrier between India’s ambassador and its people in abroad.
Speaking at a rousing reception on Friday evening in Riyadh, he said “involving every people for whom we work is style of my work starting from beginning of service as Passport officer from Hyderabad to Ambassador in Riyadh.”
The new Ambassador recalled that he was dubbed as a ‘people’s diplomat’ and would uphold similar approach as Ambassador also.
Dr Ausaf Sayeed said that he can be easily accessible to the community as public diplomacy [JB emphasis] would be one of his top..
image fromDeadline: 17 May 2019The U.S. Embassy Kigali Public Affairs Section (PAS Kigali) has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications or proposals for a grant to carry out a program that meets the specifications stated here below for the program “Academy of Women Entrepreneurs-Rwanda”.The Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is a program supporting the development of women entrepreneurs around the world. AWE’s reach extends across Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and other regions where promoting women’s economic empowerment is a principal U.S policy priority.AWE was developed to support White House led Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP), which is designed to empower women worldwide to fulfill their economic potential, creating conditions for increased stability, security, and prosperity for all. AWE provides educational resources for women to engage in U.S-style education with guided facilitation and localization from local ..
Media NoteOffice of the SpokespersonWashington, DCFebruary 11, 2019
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The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that the lists of more than 150 U.S. higher education institutions that sent the most Fulbright U.S. Students and Scholars abroad in academic year 2018-2019 are now available. The lists highlight the Fulbright Program’s strong institutional diversity and positive impact on American communities.The State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Institute of International Education, compiles the lists, which are organized by Carnegie Classification.Topping this year’s lists of Research, Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Special-focus 4-year institutions that sent the most U.S. students abroad on the Fulbright Program are Brown University (RI), Saint Edward's University (TX), Williams College (MA), and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL). The University of South Florida-Main Campus..