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  • Consulate General Erbil staff marked Earth Day by participating in
a tree planting event at the Fakhir Mergasuri School, organized by local
NGO Time Center.
    Consulate General Participates in Tree Planting to Mark Earth Day

    Consulate General Erbil staff marked Earth Day by participating in a tree planting event at the Fakhir Mergasuri School, organized by local NGO Time Center. 

  • Treasures from the World Digital Library
    Treasures from the World Digital Library

    The World Digital Library (WDL), launched April 21, offers free online access to rare and important cultural materials from libraries and archives around the world. It is a project of the U.S. Library of Congress, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and more than 30 partner institutions. 

  • Ambassadors Fund Supports Middle East Heritage Projects
    Ambassadors Fund Supports Middle East Heritage Projects

    The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), a program that awards grants for heritage projects around the world, is also dedicated to safeguarding Middle Eastern culture for future generations.  عربي »

  • Civil Society Upholds Democracies
    Civil Society Upholds Democracies

    Civil society “is the conscience of our communities,” President Obama has said. Human progress, he said, has been shaped by individuals who can freely join forces and by nongovernmental organizations. But what is civil society, exactly? Why is it important? And what does it need to flourish? عربي »

  • Picturing the Diversity of the Muslim World
    Picturing the Diversity of the Muslim World

    U.S. photographer Derek Brown, whose work has been featured in The Economist and other major publications, traveled to 28 countries for more than 18 months to photograph the diversity of the Muslim world. فارسی »