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MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Program (TLG) 2021-2022

The U.S.- Department of State’s US-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is pleased to announce the Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Program (TLG) 2021-2022 at the  American University of Beirut  and the  Lebanese American University .   The Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate program (TLG) offers students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) a unique opportunity to pursue a master’s degree through leading American institutions with American-accreditation in the MENA region. ...
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Israel-Lebanon Maritime Negotiations

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE Earlier this year, the Israeli and Lebanese governments sought U.S. assistance in mediating an agreement on their maritime boundary.  Such an agreement would offer potentially significant economic benefits to the people of both countries.  Regrettably, despite goodwill on both sides, the parties remain far apart.  The United ...
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Statement to the Press

United States Ambassador John Desrocher visited Lebanon today and held bilateral talks with H.E. President Michel Aoun, Commander of the Lebanese Army General Joseph Aoun, and Brigadier General Bassam Yassine, as well as other members of the Lebanese delegation.  These talks occurred as part of Ambassador Desrocher’s ongoing mediation efforts on the Lebanon-Israel maritime boundary.  The discussions were productive ...
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2021 Study of the United States Institutes for Student Leaders Women’s Leadership program

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is pleased to announce the 2021 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders Women’s Leadership program. This intensive short-term academic program provides undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. For more information on this program, students can visit the website of the  U.S. Department of State Exchange Programs .  The program will include students from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Tunisia who ...
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2021 Study of the United States Institutes for Student Leaders Religious Freedom and Pluralism

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut is pleased to announce the 2021 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Religious Freedom and Pluralism. The is an intensive short-term academic program whose purpose is to provide undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. ...
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