News & Events

Ambassador Richard Celebrates AMIDEAST Lebanon’s 50th Anniversary

On November 28, Ambassador Richard hosted a gathering at her residence to celebrate the 50th anniversary of AMIDEAST’s work in Lebanon.  AMIDEAST is an American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa.  The Department of State, through U.S. Embassy Beirut, has funded AMIDEAST Lebanon’s student ...
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The Iranian Regime’s Transfer of Arms to Proxy Groups and Ongoing Missile Development

Special Briefing Brian Hook Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Iran  Joint Base Anacostia – Bolling Washington, DC November 29, 2018 MODERATOR: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for waiting. Your excellencies, members of the diplomatic corps, and members of the press, we’re very pleased to welcome Special Representative Hook, ...
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2019 One Beat Program

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut announces the “One Beat” program, a four-week international music exchange in the United States to take place fall 2019. One Beat is an international music exchange bringing together musicians from around the world to work with American peers in a program that focuses on musical collaboration and social engagement through ...
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2019 TechWomen Program

U.S. Embassy Beirut is pleased to announce the 2019 TechWomen program, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau (ECA).  The program encourages and supports women engaged in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields from the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and South and Central Asia. Approximately 108 ...
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Ambassador Elizabeth Richard Celebrates Thanksgiving with TWE Partners and Teachers

On November 24, Ambassador Elizabeth H. Richard attended the Teaching Women English (TWE) Program teachers’ workshop and shared a Thanksgiving meal with this year’s partners and English language teachers. The three-day teachers’ workshop marks the launch of the 2018-2019 TWE program, which will serve over 800 women in 36 communities across Lebanon. Implemented by USPEaK ...
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