Deputy of Public Affairs Officer Scott Bolz Visits the Iraq Space Center

On February 5, Deputy of Public Affairs Officer Scott Bolz visited the Level-Up classes at the Iraq Space Center. A seven-month virtual program, Level-Up prepares Iraqi women currently enrolled in university or who are recent university graduates to enter the private sector. Funded by PAS, this virtual workforce development program provided 100 participating students from …

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Public Affairs Officer Daniel Ernst Meets with Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Officials

U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Daniel Ernst and Cultural Affair Officer Dale Kreisher met with high-level officials at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) to discuss proposed projects and grants funded by the U.S. Embassy for Iraqi Universities. These projects will benefit universities in southern Iraq, and will support the construction of an Environmental …

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Opening the English language Center in Baghdad

Congratulations! The English language Center in Baghdad is now open thanks to funding from the U.S. Embassy and support from The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). Iraqi students who are awarded scholarships to United States universities will get the chance to improve their English language skills at this center before traveling to study in …

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IDP students celebrate their graduation from ACCESS program.

It was exciting to see one hundred IDP students celebrating their graduation from the U.S. funded English Language ACCESS program at a ceremony on September 29th in Kirkuk. The students presented short plays, songs, poems, and speeches demonstrating their improved English language abilities. Families shared in the proud moment and expressed their appreciation to the …

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Regional English Language Officer meets with the Embassy program graduates

Recently the Embassy’s Regional English Language Officer met with 26 graduates of three different English language programs: American English Webinars, American English -Teacher courses and the English Language Specialist Program, at the Information Resource Center at University of Baghdad. He handed out the certificates and books to the graduates and discussed the future of the …

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