Posts in Category: Press Releases

IESC Hosts Second Fellow from President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders 

19-Aug-2016 Categories: Press Releases
Stélvia Agostinho, a Mandela Washington Fellow from Angola, will spend six weeks at IESC as an intern. IESC—International Executive Service Corps—is delighted to host Stélvia... read more
 

IESC Refreshes Brand, Unveils New Logo and Tagline  

11-Aug-2016 Categories: Press Releases

When IESC turned 50 in 2014, we decided to take some time to reflect and to make some changes...

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Solar Panels Power Rural Agriculture Offices  

06-May-2016 Categories: Afghanistan Press Releases

For civil servants working in the local offices of the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, there are many challenges to their daily work. A stable electricity supply is one of the main obstacles that keeps them from providing good services to Afghan farmers and herders.

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New Signed Agreement Will Connect Liberian Farmers with Credit 

02-Nov-2015 Categories: Liberia Press Releases
USAID and Afriland First Bank sign agreement to increase agricultural lending in Liberia MONROVIA — In a signing ceremony on Tuesday, October 13, at the Mamba Point Hotel, representatives from the USAID mission in Liberia ... read more
 

U.S Volunteers to Provide Training in Conflict Resolution to Students in China  

08-Oct-2015 Categories: China Press Releases
WASHINGTON--For five days in October, students at Beijing Foreign Studies University will receive intensive, practical training in conflict resolution from a retired U.S. ambassador and a social worker professor with... read more
 

Lebanon Establishes First Microfinance Association 

17-Mar-2015 Categories: Lebanon Press Releases

BEIRUT, LEBANON – On January 12, Lebanon’s Ministry of Interior and Municipalities officially approved the creation of the nation’s first microfinance association. The new association is made up of eight microfinance institutions that will work to strengthen the microfinance sector and increase access to finance for micro and small business owners throughout Lebanon.

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IESC Hosts Participant from President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative 

24-Nov-2014 Categories: Press Releases
IESC is hosting Luz Zuñiga Gonzalez, a third-year undergraduate student from Pénjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico, through the Mexico 100 Program. Gonzalez is working as a business development intern through the fall of... read more
 

The State of the Microfinance Sector in Lebanon 

25-Sep-2014 Categories: Lebanon Press Releases
The rapid growth of the Lebanese microfinance industry necessitates coordination and cooperation among its many stakeholders. On September 9, the Lebanon Investment in Microfinance (LIM) Program funded by the United States... read more
 

Diplomacy Is Only the Beginning 

Nations in Conflict Need a Viable Economy to Truly Rebuild
10-Sep-2014 Categories: Press Releases
The current political crisis is destroying Ukraine's economy. I traveled there recently in my capacity as head of the International Executive Service Corps to see how we might assist in the country's economic rebuilding. For ... read more
 

“An Imperfect but Admirable System” – IESC President Delivers 2014 Adair Lecture on Diplomacy and Development 

29-Aug-2014 Categories: Press Releases

On August 27, IESC President and CEO Tom Miller, a former ambassador and 30-year veteran of the State Department, delivered the 8th Annual Adair Memorial Lecture on U.S. Diplomacy at American University.  

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