Fulbright Foreign Student Program for 2021-2023

The United States Mission to the UAE, in collaboration with implementing partner AMIDEAST, is pleased to announce the three Emirati students who will be joining the U.S. Fulbright Foreign Student Program for 2021-2023. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program provides full funding for graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to study and conduct research …

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Announcement of U.S. Commissioner General at Expo 2020

U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates John Rakolta Jr has been designated Commissioner General of the U.S. pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. As Commissioner General, he will lead U.S. participation and is responsible for oversight of the U.S. pavilion. The U.S. Department of State is responsible for U.S. participation in international expositions. For more information on U.S. …

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US Consulate General sponsors the basketball camp in Sharjah

When sportsmanship turns into human connection, we all win. This week, sports diplomacy brought together over 500 students and coaches at our basketball camp in Sharjah, led by former NBA and WNBA players. Thank you to all the coaches and players and to our valuable partner Sharjah Sports Council.

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USAID and UAE MOFA signed a memorandum of understanding

USAID Senior Development Advisor Mary Eileen Devitt and UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Assistant Minister of State for International Development Affairs Sultan Al Shamsi signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a framework for collaboration in support of the Food for Thought School Feeding Program implemented by World Food Program in …

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Secretary of Defense Meets With Mohammed bin Zayed

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, held talks with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis in the capital on September 7. They discussed increasing defense and military ties as well as regional and international issues. They exchanged views on efforts being made to address …

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Commander of USCENTCOM Meets Mohamed bin Zayed

General Joseph Votel, Commander of United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) met Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on September 3. They explored ways of further solidifying friendly bilateral ties and reviewed prospects of coordination and cooperation in defense and military fields. They also discussed an array of issues of mutual interest.

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