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TechWomen 2019: Apply now!

TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional American counterparts for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage ...
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The United States and UN Sanction Libyan Militia Leader Salah Badi

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson November 19, 2018 Today, the United States, in coordination with the UN Security Council’s Libya Sanctions Committee, imposed financial sanctions on Libyan militia leader Salah Badi (Badi).  In accordance with the UN listing, which the United States, United Kingdom, and France co-sponsored, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s ...
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Renewal of U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Agreement Increases Opportunities for Youth and STEM Educators

On November 15, the U.S. State Department hosted a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room in recognition of the ten-year renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement.  Present to sign the Agreement were Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs ...
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Palermo Conference on Libya – STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON November 13, 2018 Palermo Conference on Libya The United States welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the November 12-13 conference on Libya in Palermo, which brought Libyan and international leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya’s ...
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Outlaw Regime: A Chronicle of Iran’s Destructive Activities

Read the State Department’s new report detailing the magnitude of the Iranian regime’s destructive behavior at home and abroad. The report covers Iran’s support for terrorism, its missile program, illicit financial activities, threats to maritime security and cybersecurity, human rights abuses, as well as environmental exploitation. Download the report here» (pdf) Confronting Iran: The Trump Administration’s Strategy
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