The U.S. Department of State selected IESC to implement a two-year South Sudan Diplomatic Training Program and play a critical role in building the capacity of South Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and its Embassies around the world.
As a new country, South Sudan faces a daunting array of challenges, including the resolution of remaining post-Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) issues, as well as broader imperatives related to…read more
Addis Alemayehou, Chief of Party for IESC’s Ethiopia AGOA+ Program, was a featured speaker at the Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum in July 2011. The AGOA+ Program, implemented through the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance, promotes Ethiopian exports under the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA).read more
USAID has selected IESC as the prime implementer of the two-year Kazakhstan Business Connections Program under a Leader with Associate Award from the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA). IESC is leading a team of sub-partners, CNFA and the Graduate School, to build the capacity and competitiveness of Kazakh SMEs through their modernization and expansion by supporting new business initiatives, improvement of entrepreneurial sector and…read more
IESC’s former Chairman Daniel B. Burke passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at his home in Rye, NY. Prior to joining IESC, Dan, along with business partner Tom Murphy, built Capital Cities Communications into a radio, television and print powerhouse. In the landmark acquisition of its time, CapCities acquired ABC, which was the nation’s third largest network and ten times Capital Cities’ size. Today, the combined organization, renamed ABC, is…read more
On Wednesday, June 29th, our President and CEO Tom Miller appeared on the Bloomberg news channel commenting on the austerity vote by Greece’s parliament. Tom served as U.S. Ambassador to Greece from 2001 to 2004. Tom’s comments center on the long-term challenges as well as on the opportunities apparent as needed changes emerge when new measures are implemented.
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IESC was selected by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to organize the Egypt: Forward Initiative promoting trade, partnership and commercial opportunities between the United States and Egypt. The Egypt: Forward initiative will be the first major endeavor between the U.S. and Egypt since the transformative events of January 2011.
IESC, with sub-partner the Graduate School, is organizing the Egypt: Forward Forum taking…read more