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2021-2022 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship: Call for Applications

The 2021-2022 Humphrey Fellowship Program application is open! Applicants can begin an application by going to:  https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey .  The deadline for submitting applications online is July 31, 2020. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a one-year, full-scholarship program offered to mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, a public service commitment and the capacity to take full advantage of ...
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World Press Freedom Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State May 2, 2020 On World Press Freedom Day, recognized around the world on May 3, we highlight the critical role of independent media in facilitating the open exchange of information and ideas so vital to free, prosperous, and secure democratic societies. This year, as the world faces ...
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On the Occasion of Ramadan

Press Statement Department of State April 23, 2020 On behalf of the American people, I extend my best wishes to Muslim communities in the United States and around the world as they mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of introspection, service, and compassion. In the United States, under ...
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The United States and Chad Mobilize for the Coronavirus Pandemic

New funding in the amount of $3 million for humanitarian assistance was announced by the Chargé d’Affaires to the Chadian Minister of Economy and Development Planning April 21.  This new commitment by the United States to Chad is in response to the coronavirus pandemic and includes $1 million from USAID to prevent infections and raise community awareness of ...
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Chad Op-Ed

Chad Op-Ed The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against COVID-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and planning that is unmatched ...
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