American Experts

IIP Speakers Programs

Through the Department of State’s Bureau for International Information Programs (IIP), Public Affairs Section in Beirut supports people-to-people conversations with Lebanese public on various subjects and topics. The IIP Speakers programs can be held through virtual communication or travelling experts. In the latter, Embassy Beirut hosts distinguished individuals to share their expertise and experience with Lebanese audiences. The travelling experts would stay for a minimum of five days to conduct conferences, group discussions and individual meetings.

Institutions or organizations desiring American expertise may work with Public Affairs Section to bring professional or cultural specialists for consultations.

Embassy Speakers Bureau Program

The Embassy Speakers Bureau promotes the United States and strengthens ties with people of all ages in Lebanon through a wide range of academic, professional and social activities. Institutions or organizations (Elementary, middle and high school students, University professors and students, Business and civil society groups, Non-Governmental Organizations) interested to host a speaker from U.S. Embassy Beirut can submit its request to Public Affairs Section.BeirutPD@state.gov