Notice of Funding Opportunity

U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan in Baku: Annual Program Statement of Public Diplomacy Programs   Funding Opportunity Title:             Annual Program Statement of Public Diplomacy Programs Funding Opportunity Number:       AZE-PAS-FY20-01 Deadline for Applications:              December 31, 2020 CFDA Number:                                19.040 Total Amount Available:                 $100,000 …

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Jr. NBA League is now officially launched in Baku

We are very happy to announce that the Jr. NBA League is now officially launched in Baku allowing Azerbaijani teenagers to play basketball in a league organized and supported by the world’s top basketball league. This Jr. NBA membership will encourage and support youth basketball participation and improve the overall youth basketball experience in Azerbaijan. …

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Ambassador Litzenberger hosted a Thanksgiving Local Staff Appreciation Lunch

Thanksgiving Day is one of the most important and universally celebrated national holidays in the United States. Celebrated for many years on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving originally began as a day of giving thanks for the blessings of the year’s harvest and of the preceding year. Today it is still considered a day …

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Extracurricular English Courses for the Internally Displaced High School Students

Cultural Affairs Officer Richard Pinkham attended the opening ceremony of “Extracurricular English Courses for the Internally Displaced High School Students,” a project designed for 60 IDP students from Fuzuli region IDP school No.1 and Lachin region IDP school No. 9, located in the Mehdiabad settlement. The project is being supported by the U.S. Embassy and …

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U.S. Ambassador Lee Litzenberger met with university students at the Baku American Center

U.S. Ambassador Lee Litzenberger met with university students at the Baku American Center as part of the “Ambassador’s Hour” project. The Ambassador shared stories from his life and career, including the path which brought him to the Embassy here in Baku, and gave valuable recommendations to students who want to become diplomats. He then answered …

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Statement by Secretary Tillerson: Annual Observance of International Women’s Day

As we commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8th, the United States renews our steadfast commitment to addressing inequalities between women and men at home and abroad and reaffirms the importance of advancing the status of women and girls globally.  We will continue to implement measures to strengthen the economic empowerment of women and girls …

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U.S. Supports American Band’s Visit, Workshop with Local Musicians

The U.S. Embassy in Baku supported a visit by American jazz band the Kennedy Administration to Baku between October 27-29. to participate in the Baku Jazz Festival.   During the course of their visit to Azerbaijan, the U.S. Embassy organized a jazz workshop and jam session between the Kennedy Administration jazz band, and students and local …

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Art In Embassies | U.S. Embassy Azerbaijan

The Art In Embassies Program is a public-private partnership that promotes cultural diplomacy through exhibitions, permanent collections, site-specific commissions and two-way artist exchanges in more than 200 U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world. The collection here in Azerbaijan at the Ambassador’s Residence contains many pieces that reflect Ambassador Cekuta and Mrs. Cekuta’s love of nature and …

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U.S. Embassy celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Baku American Center

U.S. Embassy celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Baku American Center, together with hundreds of American Center staff, volunteers, and patrons. During the event, Ambassador Cekuta talked about the successes of the American Center and our continued engagement with Azerbaijan. Over the past decade, more than a quarter of a million visitors have attended events …

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