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Message for U.S. Citizens: Offering Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) at the U.S. Embassy in Colombo in October 2023

October Offering of the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) in Colombo Are you interested in a career with the Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer but not sure how to start? Click here for more information on the  Eight Steps to Becoming a Foreign Service Officer .  After choosing a career track, Steps #2 and #3 are to register and take the Foreign Service ... Read More»

USAID partners with INVENA and MIT to Scale Up an Innovative Sand Accumulation Technology That Addresses Coastal Erosion

MALÉ, Maldives –  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and INVENA (PVT) Ltd. have signed an agreement to scale up a technological solution to coastal erosion that mimics nature by harnessing ocean currents to accumulate sand. Rising sea levels and coastal erosion are significant threats to Maldives, a low-lying island nation in the ... Read More»