The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 12:34

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 2/22/2017.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email us and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

 

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:41

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 2/15/2017.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email us and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:13

The Alliance for International Exchange, in partnership with the Graduate School USA, the Institute of International Education, and AFS-USA, participated in Global Ties U.S.’ 2017 Strategic Dialogue on Wednesday February 8. The Dialogue addressed the current and future state of the transatlantic relationship through the lens of international exchange.

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:58

The Institute of International Education (IIE) recently announced the winners of the annual IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education. Each year, IIE selects five campuses from over 1,300 higher education institutions as award recipients, in recognition of their efforts in internationalizing campuses, study abroad, and international partnership programs. IIE also announced a new award category for minority-serving institutions that have strived to enhance global understanding.

The 2017 winners for the different categories are as follows:

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:34

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 2/7/2017.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email us and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 15:35

A recently published report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the University of Southern California’s Center on Public Diplomacy (CPD), assesses the role of public diplomacy in building alliances, fighting extremism, and dispelling information. At the report launch on Tuesday, January 17, in Washington, D.C., Benjamin Rhodes, Assistant to President Barack Obama and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, and James K. Glassman, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the George W.

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:42

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 1/18/2017.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email us and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:58

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 1/11/2017.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email us and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:20

The greater Fort Lauderdale Sister Cities International (GFLSCI), Inc. was selected as the first recipient of the inaugural Citizen Diplomacy Award, an honor granted by the Bureau of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. On January 10, 2017, Ambassador Bruce Wharton, Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, presented the award recognizing the work of “American citizens and organizations engaged in international work that furthers U.S.

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:08

Cabinet members from various departments and agencies submitted Exit Memos to President Barack Obama last week, detailing the progress accomplished in their respective entities during the Obama administration. The memo by Secretary of State John Kerry focused on the strides made by the State Department in advancing national security, alleviating conflicts around the world, strengthening U.S. international partnerships, expanding opportunities for American citizens, and defending universal values.