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Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Somon Air Flight to Frankfurt on or about July 8

Event:  Somon Air may be operating a flight from Dushanbe to Frankfurt, Germany, tentatively scheduled for sometime between July 6-9. Clearances for this flight and permissions to board passengers are still underway. U.S. citizens wishing to depart Tajikistan to return to the United States should read this message and take necessary steps to register for ...
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Online Professional English Network Program

The U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan is accepting applications to participate in the fall 2020 term of the  Online Professional Englsih Network (OPEN) Program .  The OPEN Program offers 8-week professional development courses developed by U.S. universities on topics such as English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) TESOL Methodology, Professional Development for Teacher Trainers, and Integrating Critical Thinking into the Classroom.Submit your application by July ...
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2021-2022 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program

The U.S. Embassy Dushanbe Public Diplomacy Section is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 competition for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), the Fulbright FLTA Program is a nine-month non-degree program aimed at strengthening foreign language instruction at U.S. colleges and ...
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The U.S. Government and IOM Support 600 Stranded Tajik Migrants Return Home from Kazakhstan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, June 20, 2020 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) assisted 600 Tajik migrants stranded at the Kazakh-Uzbek border to safely return home. The returning labor migrants, including women and children, and students made the 180-km journey from the Zhibek Zholi border point in Kazakhstan, ...
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U.S. funding to UNODC combats drug trafficking in Tajikistan

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) has provided $813,300 to Phase Two of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) project, “Tajikistan Drug Control Agency (DCA): Establishing a Training Academy.” The United States is a close partner of UNODC and contributes resources to combat the ...
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