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  • Nepal Earthquake Messages

    For assistance regarding U.S. citizens in Nepal, the Department of State has established a public email address ( for all inquiries concerning U.S. citizens affected by the earthquake.  Smart Traveler Enrollment »

  • Buenos Aires: Free English for Journalists Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is sponsoring a free English training program for journalists. The courses are offered in three formats for elementary and intermediate levels in the form of two 10-week modules during the year. Working journalists, and journalism or communications students in their last year of studies are eligible to apply. Applicants must have elementary-intermediate English skills. 

  • Prague: Roma Inclusion Grants

    To mark International Roma Day, the United States Embassy in Prague is proud to announce a special grant competition to support Roma inclusion in the Czech Republic. The application deadline is April 30. 

  • Harare: $7.1 million in U.S. Support to Clear Landmines

    The United States has provided more than $7.1 million to Zimbabwe over the last 18 years to clear and safely dispose of landmines and unexploded ordinance. These efforts have resulted in improved access to land and infrastructure. 

  • Abu Dhabi: Application Period for 2016 Fulbright Programs (PDF)

    UAE nationals are invited to apply for a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate study in the USA. Full funding will be granted for up to two years of study in a master’s program. The application deadline is May 17. 

  • Vientiane: English Program Joins U.S., Laos, and Brunei

    The United States, Brunei and Laos will provide English language training to Lao officials to help them prepare for Laos’ chairmanship of ASEAN in 2016. 

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