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On May 10th, 2012, twenty-five teachers convened in Washington, DC for a transitional workshop where they reflected on their yearlong exchange with the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP), and offered advice to the newly selected U.S. schools on hosting the next group of international teachers. Originally coming from China and Egypt, these teachers spent the last ten months living in U.S. host communities and teaching Mandarin and Arabic to K-12 students.
On May 3-5, 2012, American Councils for International Education hosted representatives from the New Eurasia Foundation (FNE) at its U.S. office in Washington, D.C. American Councils and FNE are cooperative partners in implementing the Enhancing University Research and Entrepreneurial Capacity (EURECA) program, funded by the U.S.-Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and Rule of Law.
From February 27 to 28, 2012, Joelle Uzarskii, the Regional English Language Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Delhi visited the Youth Solidarity and English Language (YSEL) program's camp in Jalandhar, Punjab. After reading about the success of previous YSEL camps, Uzarskii paid a visit to the camp in northern India to witness the groundbreaking program for herself.
From February 15 to 26, a Serbian Open World delegation visited the U.S. for the first time to conduct a professional exchange in higher education, museum management, and non-profit management. For many of the 20 participants, the visit marked their first, direct exposure to U.S. procedures and best practices in their respective fields. In cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Serbia, American Councils for International Education's Belgrade office administered the tour.
In February 2012, American Councils' Regional Coordinator for Belarus and Lithuania, Kevin Reiling participated in the 19th annual Minsk International Trade Book Fair in Belarus. Approximately 600 vendors representing 20 countries converged on the BelExpo National Exhibition Center to celebrate 2012 as Belarus' Year of the Book. Nearly 50,000 Belarusians visited the Book Fair over the course of the five-day event.