Archive for February, 2014

By on February 18th, 2014

International Education is For Everyone [Video]

Here is a nice video by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs released during the International Education Week 2013. International Education Week is a joint initiative of U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. It is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

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By on February 13th, 2014

Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) Anniversary Video

The United Nations Secretary-General launched the Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) in September 2012. The Initiative gathers a broad spectrum of world leaders and advocates who all aspire to use the transformative power of education to build a better future for all. On 25 September 2013, the Global Education First Initiative celebrated its one year anniversary with an event at the United Nations, “Delivering on the Global Education Promise”. Watch the video featuring the Initiative’s Steering Committee members and Champion…

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By on February 9th, 2014

State in 60 Seconds – Sports Diplomacy

Sports diplomacy is one of the most effective tools for reaching individuals around the world. Sports transcend borders, build relations, foster mutual understanding, and promote teamwork, inclusion, and education. Learn more about the Sports Diplomacy from Ann Cody, a Program Officer in the Sports United Division at the U.S. Department of State, on State in 60 Seconds.

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