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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»

C5+1 Leaders’ Joint Statement

The New York Declaration: C5+1 Resilience through Security, Economic, and Energy Partnership This week, we – the presidents of the United States, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan – met on the occasion of the first-ever C5+1 Presidential Summit, held during the 78th session of ... Read More»

Online Professional English Network Program

The U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan is accepting applications to participate in the winter 2024 term of the  Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program (former E-Teacher Program). The OPEN Program offers 8-week professional development courses developed by U.S. universities on topics such as Developing and Teaching Academic Writing, Creating and Implementing Online Courses (CIOC), Fostering Student Motivation and Engagement (FSME), Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into ... Read More»

USAID and AKF Celebrate the Successful Close-Out of Thrive Tajikistan Program

Danghara, Tajikistan, September 22, 2023 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) proudly marked the culmination of a transformative journey with the close-out event for the Thrive Tajikistan: Partnership for Socio-Economic Development program. Over the last five years, the Thrive Tajikistan program has significantly improved the quality ... Read More»

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with the C5+1 Leaders at UNGA

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met with the Presidents of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan today for the inaugural C5+1 presidential summit on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. The leaders discussed a range of issues, including security, trade and investment, regional connectivity, the need to respect the sovereignty and ... Read More»

Early Conclusion of the 2023 Diversity Visa (DV) Program

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, September 14, 2023 – The Department of State has issued the last of the available visas for the 2023 Diversity Visa Program.  For each 12-month period, beginning in October, the Department of State is legally allowed to issue approximately 55,000 diversity visas.  When the global total of 55,000 diversity visas have been issued, ... Read More»