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  • Sana'a: Embassy Suspends Consular Services

    Embassy Sanaa has suspended consular operations in Yemen. The Embassy may be unable to provide assistance or services to U.S. citizens, even in an emergency situation. If you must travel to or remain in Yemen, please register with the State Department’s online Smart Traveler Enrollment Program as soon as possible. This will allow the embassy to communicate travel alerts and emergency messages to you should the need arise.  Smart Traveler Enrollment »

  • Almaty: Embassy Launches "One Victory" World War II Comemmoration

    The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan has launched a series of programs under the title “One Victory” to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Allied Victory in the Second World War. The events are aimed at celebrating the WWII era and honoring the generation of Kazakhstanis and Americans whose sacrifices and struggles made victory possible, as well as supporting local organizations to record and preserve veterans' stories 

  • Harare: U.S. Hip Hop outfit on tour

    Next Level is an initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in association with the Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Through hip hop music and dance, Next Level fosters cross-cultural creative expression and exchange in diverse and underserved communities. 

  • 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. 

  • Port of Spain: Application period open for U.S. National Youth Science Camp

    The U.S. Embassy and National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST) are pleased to announce they are accepting applications from sixth-form students of science from the POS and Caroni educational districts for a full scholarship to the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia. Applications must be received by March 1.  National Youth Science Camp »

  • 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. 

  • Sarajevo: AFBiH Soldiers One Step Closer to U.S. Army Ranger School

    Having successfully competed in a grueling National Selection process, three of the eleven soldiers remaining will likely be the first from Bosnia and Herzegovina to attend the prestigious United States Army Ranger School in April at Fort Benning, Georgia, according to the US Office of Defense Cooperation. In early April, three of the candidates will travel to the U.S. for a week-long Pre-Ranger Assessment Course followed by Ranger School. 

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