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The American Councils office in Chisinau, Moldova, recently published its first newsletter, aimed to highlight the most innovative practices, successful projects, and alumni success stories of 2012. This first edition of the newsletter, published in December, included information such as recent additions to the Open World alumni list, highlights from the American Language Center, key accomplishments of the English Access Microscholarship Program, and news from the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program and the Legislative Fellows Program (LFP). To read the newsletter, click here.
The January edition of the e-Newsletter highlights many of American Councils' field offices throughout the world. From successful program implementation in Albania, to the opening of a new Overseas Flagship Center in Turkey, American Councils continues to thrive and grow. We look forward to making 2013 another great year, and we encourage you to connect with us. Happy New Year to everyone. To read this special edition e-Newsletter, click here
Mr. Paul Blackburn’s 40-year career in the Foreign Service took him to many places throughout world, including a long-term stay in Thailand where he ran an educational exchange program. Most notably, he served as a senior official at the United States Information Agency, now known as the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Though he is now retired, his commitment to making a difference in the lives of future global leaders has remained steadfast.
The first generation of Moldovan alumni from the Legislative Fellows Program (LFP) met at the American Councils office in Chisinau for the first-ever LFP reentry event on December 1. The event aimed to equip the group of alumni with the tools necessary to find funding opportunities so that they can initiate and implement their post-program projects.
American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the launch of two new grant programs, funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), to assist past participants of the Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX).