U.S. Department of State Launches STEM Exchange Program for TechGirls from 36 Countries in Washington, DC

Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to Hold Quarterly Meeting at American University in Washington, D.C.Recognizing the power of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) as a vehicle to create economic, educational, and societal opportunity and equity globally, the U.S. Department of State launched today this year’s TechGirls exchange program in Washington, DC. More than 125 girls, ages 15-18 years old, from 36 countries and territories, including the United States, who […]

Iraq’s Deal with Total Energies

Iraq’s Deal with Total EnergiesWe compliment Iraq and Total Energies on the signing of a $27-billion energy deal that will accelerate Iraq’s path to energy self-sufficiency and advance Iraq’s collective climate change objectives.  Years in the making, the Gas Growth Integrated Project aims to capture flared gas and deploy renewable energy sources.  The United States strongly supports Iraq’s efforts […]

Designation of Corrupt Official in Serbia

Designation of Corrupt Official in SerbiaThe United States is today designating Aleksandar Vulin, currently serving as Director of Serbia’s Security Information Agency, for engaging in corrupt and destabilizing activities that undermine the rule of law in the Western Balkans.  Vulin previously served as Minister of Defense and Minister of Interior.  Neither of these Serbian government institutions is the targets of […]

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Gupta Travels to Kenya and Rwanda

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Gupta Travels to Kenya and RwandaU.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta will visit Nairobi, Kenya, and Kigali, Rwanda from July 11-20, her first international trip as Ambassador-at-Large.  While in Kenya, Ambassador Gupta will meet with representatives from the Government of Kenya on shared gender equality priorities, as well as women leaders and civil society organizations, including […]