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Spring 2020 Central Asian Journalist-in-Residence Program

Application now open for the spring 2020 Central Asian Journalist-in-Residence Program.  The Central Asian Journalist-in-Residence Program brings journalists from across Central Asia to the United States for individual professional residencies designed to increase professional standards, increase the credibility and accuracy of participants’ reporting, and bolster independent media in Central Asia. Journalists-in-Residence participate in intensive month-long ...
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USAID hosts the ninth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum in Shymkent, Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan, October 10, 2019 – The U.S. Agency for International Development will host one of the region’s flagship international business events, the ninth annual Central Asia Trade Forum, at the Rixos Khadisha Hotel, on November 12-13, 2019, in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. Shymkent serves as an important regional hub that connects the region’s economies and serves as ...
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U.S. Embassy announces English Language Program for Journalists

The University of Central Asia School of Professional and Continuing Education (UCA SPCE) in Dushanbe and Bokhtar is pleased to announce the launch of English Language Program for journalists and press secretaries working in government and nongovernmental organizations in Tajikistan. The English for Journalism program is sponsored by the United States Embassy in Tajikistan and ...
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U.S. GOVERNMENT CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY AND DONATES 614,000 BOOKS

Varzob, Tajikistan, September 27, 2019 – In recognition of International Literacy Day, the United States Ambassador to Tajikistan, John Mark Pommersheim, joined Deputy Minister of Education and Science Fathiddin Usmonzoda, local authorities, education officials, teachers, and students to celebrate this global event in Varzob district.  International Literacy Day events are being held across the country ...
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