Ambassador Nichols and Peru’s Minister of Culture Announce Winning Cultural Patrimony Project

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and Peru’s Minister of Culture Salvador del Solar announced that the winning project for the State Department’s Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2017 is the proposal submitted by the Ministry of Culture for the preservation of an Ichma culture pyramid at the Mangomarca archaeological site in San Juan de Lurigancho. ...
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Ambassador Nichols visits Chankillo observatory

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols visited the 13 towers of Chankillo, the oldest astronomical observatory in the world, winner of the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation in 2016 for $125,000.  The project was selected from a field of around thirty projects for the preservation of Peruvian cultural heritage. The Ambassador’s visit came as part of the ...
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Interested in Being a Diplomat? Take the Foreign Service Officer Test

The next opportunity to join the Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer (diplomat) will be in October 2017! The computer-based Foreign Service Officer exam will be offered in Lima on the afternoon of Monday, October 2, 2017 and the morning of Wednesday, October 4, 2017. For detailed information on pursuing a career in ...
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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report

Ridding the world of human trafficking In releasing the  2017 Trafficking in Persons report , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called  human trafficking  “one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time.” The report assesses trafficking in 187 countries, including the United States, and emphasizes the need to hold traffickers accountable and prosecute them. Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump, ...
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Exchange Program: Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary School Educators

The Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators (Teachers) is an intensive post-graduate level academic program with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign secondary educators the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.  The ultimate goal of the Institute is to strengthen curricula and to enhance ...
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