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  • Department of State Releases State of Global Partnerships Re

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    The Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State issued the latest State of Global Partnerships Report, outlining the progress of public-private partnerships, as well as collaboration with non-governmental organizations, in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Commission on Language Learning

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    he American Academy of Arts and Sciences released the final report and recommendations of the Commission on Language Learning, a national effort established to examine the current state of U.S. language education, to project what the nation’s education needs will be in the future, and to offer recommendations for ways to meet those needs.
  • Public Diplomacy & National Security in 2017

    A recently published report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the University of Southern California’s Center on Public Diplomacy (CPD), assesses the role of public diplomacy in building alliances, fighting extremism, and dispelling information
  • Cabinet Exit Memo by Secretary of State John Kerry

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    Cabinet members from various departments and agencies submitted Exit Memos to President Barack Obama, detailing the progress accomplished in their respective entities during the Obama administration. The memo by Secretary of State John Kerry focused on the strides made by the State Department in deepening people-to-people ties.

The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

CGaughran
Wed, 03/22/2017 - 13:30

A new survey reveals that nearly 40 percent of U.S. higher education institutions are seeing a drop in the amount of applications from international students. At 39 percent, the highest declines involved undergraduate applications from the Middle East, as reported by Inside Higher Ed. More than 250 U.S.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 13:29

The American Academy of Diplomacy and the Council of American Ambassadors call on Congress to reject the proposed budget cuts to the U.S. Department of State. In a public letter addressed to congressional leadership, the group of distinguished former American diplomats argue that cutting funds for diplomatic efforts at this level would pose serious risks to American security.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:54

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 3/22/2017

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email us and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Greenville Au Pairs Ice Skating

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Au pairs Participate in a Day of New Experiences and Learning

When many au pairs hear about traditional winter experiences in the United States, they typically take place in the Northern part of the country, where colder weather provides ample opportunities for skiing, skating or sledding. While these experiences may not naturally be possible in South Carolina, a group of au pairs from Greenville were determined to enjoy these American winter activities!

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