FLEX finalists from Azerbaijan visited the U.S. Embassy for their visa interviews

We want to wish good luck to our new group of twenty FLEX finalists who are about to start their 1 year adventure in the United States! Today, FLEX finalists from Azerbaijan visited the U.S. Embassy for their visa interviews. Over the course of one year, these FLEX students will gain leadership skills, learn about American …

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A warm welcome to our brand new FLEX Alumni who just returned to Azerbaijan

A warm welcome to our brand new FLEX Alumni who just returned to Azerbaijan from their study in U.S. Welcome to the FLEX Family! Begun in 1993, the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program provides opportunity for high school students to live with American host families and attended an American high school for a full academic …

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Ambassador Litzenberger congratulates Azerbaijani people on the occasion of Ramadan

Səfir Litzenberger Ramazan bayramı münasibətilə Azərbaycan xalqını təbrik edir Səfir Litzenberger Ramazan bayramı münasibətilə Azərbaycan xalqını təbrik edir🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸🇦🇿🇺🇸Ambassador Litzenberger congratulates Azerbaijani people on the occasion of Ramadan Posted by U.S. Embassy Baku / ABŞ-ın Azərbaycandakı Səfirliyi on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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Ambassador Lee Litzenberger hosted an Iftar dinner for a community of Internally Displaced Persons

Ambassador Lee Litzenberger hosted an Iftar dinner for a community of Internally Displaced Persons in the Yeni Ramana settlement of Baku. Attendees included the families of children who participate in an Embassy-supported English language program at Shusha District Malibeyli Village School. In his remarks, Ambassador Litzenberger said “Tolerance is important year-round, but during the time …

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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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Deputy Chief of Mission William Gill at American Film Festival

Deputy Chief of Mission William Gill welcomed guests to the opening night of the American Film Festival, sponsored by the United States Embassy in Azerbaijan, in cooperation with Park Cinema. Five remarkable films including First Man, Beautiful Boy, Green Book, Love Simon, and a Star is Born will be screened at the Park Cinema Flame …

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U.S. Embassy’s staff celebrating the Novruz holiday

U.S. Embassy’s American staff and their Azerbaijani colleagues celebrating the Novruz holiday here at the Embassy and jumping over a bonfire! We wish you all a happy Novruz holiday! Novruz celebration Əziz Dostlar,Biz Amerikalı işçilərimizin azərbaycanlı həmkarları ilə birgə tongalın üzərindən tullanaraq bayramı qeyd etməyinə aid videonu sizinlə bölüşmək istəyirik. Novruz bayramınız mübarək!****************************************************Dear friends,Here’s a video featuring …

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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:    AZ-2019-03 Deadline for Applications:           December 31, 2019 CFDA Number:                             19.040 Total Amount Available:           …

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Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2019 Grants Programs

The U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the U.S. State Department’s Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Large and Small Grants Programs   The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 100 …

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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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The American Roadshow program

The US Embassy is happy to announce The American Roadshow program, highlighting our newly re-opened American Corners in Ganja, Khachmaz, Salyan and Kurdemir. The American Roadshow will take great speakers to the American Corners to talk about culture, education, holidays, economy and business in America as well as about many other aspects of life in …

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U.S. Ambassador Visits Salyan American Corner

Ambassador Robert F. Cekuta and his spouse Mrs. Cekuta visited the Salyan American Corner at the Salyan Central Library, where they met with schoolchildren interested in education in the U.S. and attendees of the Corner’s educational and English Language programs. The American Corner Program, which includes a flagship Baku American Center at the Azerbaijan University …

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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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U.S. Embassy Opens Salyan American Corner

Alicia Allison, Director of Caucasus Affairs and Regional Conflicts at the Department of State, and Caroline Savage, U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer, opened the Salyan American Corner, located at the Salyan Central Library, and spoke about the importance of the American Corner as a resource for the local community.  Representatives of Salyan’s Executive Committee and …

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Ambassador Cekuta: Maine’s Windsor Fair an Opportunity to Celebrate what Azerbaijan and Maine’s Farmers have in Common

Azerbaijan is approximately the same size as the state of Maine, which is located in the far northeastern part of the United States.  My wife Anne and I have a tree farm in Maine, and have been coming there with our family for many years to learn about, enjoy, and conserve the magnificence of the …

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Secretary Tillerson’s Nowruz Message

I wish a joyful and prosperous Nowruz to all those around the world celebrating this ancient tradition that marks the beginning of spring and the beginning of a new year. Millions of people across the world, including communities in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, …

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