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What is the 2018 GIST Tech-I Competition?

The GIST Tech-I Competition is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. Aspiring innovators submit their ideas and startups online which are then reviewed by experts and voted on by the global voting public in order to determine the finalists. New this year, U.S. Department of State is inviting all ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: With widespread calls for demonstrations

Security Message for U.S. Citizens December 5, 2017 With widespread calls for demonstrations beginning December 6 in Jerusalem and the West Bank, U.S. government employees and their family members are not permitted until further notice to conduct personal travel in Jerusalem’s Old City and in the West Bank, to include Bethlehem and Jericho. Official travel ...
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U.S. TechCamp Empowers Palestinian Students and Businesses to Solve Real-world Problems through Technology

JERUSALEM – On November 19, the U.S. Consulate General in partnership with Partners for Sustainable Development concluded TechCamp Ramallah, an intensive series of workshops and networking under the theme “Business Success through Academic Excellence.”  Over the course of two days, more than 50 male and female Palestinian students from eight universities across the West Bank ...
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USAID Inaugurates New Bethlehem Stone and Marble Facility

West Bank – Today, USAID inaugurated Arts of Carved Stone, a new stone and marble company at the Bethlehem Multidisciplinary Industrial Park. USAID’s investments provided the company, also known as Techno Founoun, with the latest technology to maintain a competitive edge in global markets such as Moscow and Sao Paulo. The new facility, completed in ...
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