Sri Lanka’s migrant workers have contributed enormously to the country’s economy, yet opportunities for them to advance their careers have been limited. To remedy this, the governments of Switzerland and the USA have joined hands to initiate the Skilled and Resilient Migrant Workers (SRMW) project and give migrant workers the career guidance and skills development they urgently want and need.
The SRMW project combines the strengths of…read more
The U.S. and the Dominican Republic (DR) have strong and complementary agricultural trade linkages. The U.S. is the DR’s largest export market for food and agricultural products (45 percent), and the DR is the U.S.’ 20th largest agricultural export market. As the DR’s economy grows and diversifies, advances in their sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) and food safety policies, systems, and processes are required to address the latest…read more
IESC Announces David Rockefeller Spirit of Service Award Winner – Don Layton
The David Rockefeller Spirit of Service Award recognizes outstanding and continuing contributions to IESC. Established in 1992, the award is named for American business leader David Rockefeller, who helped found IESC. The “Spirit of Service Award” honors those who, through superior and sustained performance, dedication, and commitment, work to improve the…read more
Volunteers have been a critical part of IESC’s mission since 1964. Every year, IESC recognizes individuals whose dedication and service have truly made an impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the world. The Frank Pace Award, named for one of IESC’s founders, is awarded each year to the volunteer expert who performed the most outstanding project in the previous year.
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Every year, IESC recognizes individuals whose dedication and service have truly made an impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the world. The Tarek Nabhan International Achievement Award was established in 2013 to recognize staff members in the field who go above and beyond their normal job responsibilities to achieve excellence. The award is named after Tarek Nabhan, in honor of his 31 years of service to IESC.
For 2019, IESC…read more
We at IESC believe that Black lives matter. We believe in equity of opportunity, and treatment under the law, for Black people in the United States and around the world. The killing of George Floyd by the police in Minnesota clearly demonstrates that there is much work to do regarding equity of treatment and opportunity for Black people in the United States. Our thoughts are with all affected, especially the families and communities impacted by…read more