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  • Brisbane: G-20 Meetings Will Limit Consular Services

    Australia will host the Group of Twenty (G20) Leader’s Summit in Brisbane later this month. In the lead up to and during the Summit, U.S. Consulates in Australia will be forced to limit appointments for Consular Services. 

  • Dhaka: Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (K-L YES) Program

    The American Center at U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (K-L YES) Program, a high school exchange program which enables Bangladeshi high school students from grades eight through eleven to spend one academic year at an American high school. The application deadline is November 20. 

  • Tegucigalpa: Embassy Announces Media Professionals Exchange Program

    The U.S. Embassy announces a professional exchange program sponsored by the Department of State and coordinated by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) for professional and citizen journalists, media business managers, digital entrepreneurs and technologists to create media business models that harness the power of digital tools to generate sustainable new revenue. The 18-month program will match 28 Latin American professional fellows and 10 of their U.S. counterparts.  ICFJ Exchange Program »

  • Helsinki: American Center Invites Applications for 2014 Grant

    The ARC's annual scholarship provides a grant of 1,000 Euros to support Master’s degree work on studies of the U.S. The application deadline is November 28. 

  • Beirut: U.S. Provides New Assistance to Schools and Hospitals

    The U.S. Agency for International Development has announced $3.5 million in new support for schools and universities in Lebanon.  Of this assistance, the Lebanese American University Medical Center–Rizk Hospital will receive $1.3 million, the American University of Beirut $1.7 million, and the American Community School $500,000. 

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