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Current Time – “Настоящее Время” in Russian – is a  24-hour Russian-language television  and digital news network aimed at audiences in Russia, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and around the world. Current Time is produced by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in cooperation with the Voice of America (VOA). It builds on the success of the ... Read More»

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program 2024-2025

The U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD). The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  It is a fully funded scholarship for one semester of ... Read More»

Administrator Samantha Power Announces Additional Investments in Central Asia at the C5+1 Regional Development Ministerial in Uzbekistan

On October 24 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Administrator Samantha Power chaired the C5+1 Regional Connectivity Ministerial with the governments of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. During the ministerial, Administrator Power announced an additional $14.3 million in regional programming demonstrating the deepening partnerships between the United States and Central Asian countries. To enhance regional ... Read More»

USAID kicks off the 7th Regional Conference on Integrated Tuberculosis Control in Dushanbe

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 25, 2023 – Today, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population and Republican Center of Tuberculosis (TB) Control, with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria (the Global Fund), kicked off the seventh regional conference “Integrated TB ... Read More»

USAID Administrator Samantha Power Travels to Central Asia

For Immediate Release October 23, 2023 TRIP ADVISORY Administrator Samantha Power will travel to Uzbekistan from October 23rd-24th to convene the first C5+1 Regional Connectivity Ministerial and emphasize the U.S. government’s commitment to the independence, sovereignty, and prosperity of the countries in the region. Since 2015, C5+1 has served as the U.S. government’s primary diplomatic ... Read More»