Announcements

YALI Mandela Washington Fellows to Convene in Johannesburg

President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is hosting the 1st Annual Southern Africa Regional Conference for Mandela Washington Fellows in Johannesburg, South Africa from May 17-19, 2015.

Hope for Fourth Estate in Eastern Europe Despite Many Hardships

Amid declining or stagnant media health in several Eastern European and former Soviet countries some positive trends are emerging, demonstrating that not all hope is lost in the region when it comes to freedom of speech and quality journalism.

US Embassy Ukraine, IREX Open New America House Kyiv

Located in the heart of Central Kyiv, America House is a community center with a mission: to promote dialogue and understanding between Ukrainian and American culture.

USAID, CourseTalk, IREX & TASCHA Launch $1.55 Million Initiative to Bring Online Education to Developing World

Online courses have the potential to expand quality education and career training worldwide, but few people in developing countries access them. Now, the U.S.

Mandela Washington Fellowship Welcomes 2015 U.S. Host University Partners

The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to announce the U.S. colleges and universities that have been selected to host 500 Mandela Washington Fellows in summer 2015.

IREX, Microsoft Partner to Support African Leaders

IREX is pleased to announce a partnership with Microsoft supporting the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

Why Microsoft Invests in African Youth

“The focus of Microsoft 4Afrika is to really bring that enabling capability of technology primarily to the youth and small business owners in Africa,” says Fernando de Sousa, General Manager of Microsoft's Africa Initiaves.

IREX Welcomes Four New Board Members

IREX is pleased to announce the addition of four new members of its Board of Directors.

IREX is pleased to announce the addition of four new members of its Board of Directors.

IREX President Joins the Boards of Key Youth and Global Development Advocacy Groups

IREX is pleased to announce President and CEO Kristin Lord will be taking on important leadership roles in the international development community.
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