Chargé d’Affaires Joey Hood with Special Advisor for Global Youth Issues Andy Rabens hosts IYLEP alumni

Chargé d’Affaires Joey Hood with visiting Special Advisor for Global Youth Issues Andy Rabens hosted 60 alumni of the U.S. funded Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP). The gathering was a chance to celebrate a traditional U.S. Thanksgiving dinner and reconnect with an amazing group of Iraqi high school and college students. Happy Thanksgiving from ...
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Iraqi academics visit U.S. Universities as Fulbright Visiting Scholars

The Fulbright tradition continues! 22 Iraqi academics visited Texas at Austin University, Delaware University and University of Central Oklahoma as Fulbright Visiting Scholars to engage with their American counterparts for academic mentorship and educational development like improving curricula, teaching methodologies and lab equipment. They also attended an academic and cultural workshop in Washington D.C. in ...
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The 2019 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Programs (IYLEP)

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for the 2019 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP). IYLEP is the U.S. Government’s premier youth exchange program in Iraq, providing Iraqi students the opportunity to live in U.S. communities for four weeks in the summer. Students sharpen their leadership ...
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The 2019 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2019 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program is now open until November 25, 2018.  In support of the U.S.–Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement, this program will provide 25 Iraqi scholars the opportunity to spend 10 weeks at a U.S. university to undertake activities ...
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Iraqi students visit the University of Arkansas as part of the IYLEP program

Iraqi students visited the University of Arkansas as part of the IYLEP program! They took tours in the labs and classrooms, saw the biomedical robots and met with professors. The students are sent to varying locations across the United States; they stopped in Detroit before Northwest Arkansas and traveled to Washington, D.C., after they left. ...
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Ambassador Silliman meets with a group of Iraqi students and graduates

On Tuesday December 13, 2016 , AMB Silliman and Arsalan Suleman, the Acting U.S. Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, met a group of civic-minded undergraduates and recent college graduates to discuss issues such as human rights, countering violent extremism, health, education, entrepreneurship, and science and technology.        
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