AKIPRESS.COM - Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Marie Royce will travel to Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Rabat and Tangier, Morocco; and Nur Sultan and Almaty, Kazakhstan, from November 16-28, 2020.
She will be joined by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs Caroline Casagrande.
In Kazakhstan, Assistant Secretary Royce will meet with senior members of the Kazakhstani government to discuss bilateral cooperation on education and culture. She will also meet with exchange program participants and alumni of flagship ECA programs, including the English Access Microscholarship and Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Programs. Additionally, she will participate in a signing ceremony celebrating a public-private partnership between Mission Kazakhstan and Chevron to promote the use of American Spaces for science, technology, education, and math (STEM) programming.