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Ambassador Hale Launches Cultural Preservation Grants for Faqra and Jabal Moussa

Today, alongside Minister of Culture Raymond Arayji, Ambassador Hale celebrated the launch of two new cultural preservation projects in Lebanon funded by the American Embassy: the preservation of the Faqra Roman and Byzantine structures and the restoration of Roman ruins on the grounds of the Jabal Moussa Bioreserve.  These projects emphasize America’s commitment to preserving ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces the 2016-2017 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2016-2017 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.  This program offers scholars the chance to obtain a fellowship with an American higher education institution for between three to ten months during the 2016-2017 academic year (beginning in August or September 2016, depending on the institution). ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces the 2016 Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2016 Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program, which will bring young professors from Lebanon to the U.S. for faculty development, mentoring, and cultural exchange activities from July 6 through September 14, 2016.   Fields of exchange activities will include Rural and Economic Development, English ...
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America Provides $10 Million to UNICEF in Lebanon

During a ceremony today at the Ministry of Education, Ambassador Hale announced America’s contribution of $10 million to the United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) in Lebanon in order to enroll vulnerable school-aged children in public schools’ first shift. This assistance is part of America’s ongoing commitment to ensure all school-aged children in Lebanon have ...
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Ambassador Hale Honors Graduates of IMET Program

On September 10, Ambassador David Hale participated in a reception at the Jounieh Military Complex in honor of the International Military Education and Training (IMET) Program. IMET has been one of the cornerstones of the American-Lebanese military partnership through which America has provided training and education to more than 2,800 Lebanese military officers since 2005. ...
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