Health in the Americas 2011

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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office of the World Health Organization and the Department of Global Health, College of Public Health at the University of South Florida (USF) are excited to present Health in the Americas 2011! In its second year, the course will be offered from May 9-21, 2011. The objective of […]

World Water Day 2011 Celebration Will Continue All Year

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Last week the world celebrated World Water Day and although World Water Day 2011 has passed, the celebration continues all year long!  An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating 22 March 1993 as the first […]

Are you smarter than a US diplomat? Take the Christian Science Monitor version of the Foreign Service Exam.

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  Diplomats working for the US Foreign Service are responsible for carrying out the policy of the United States. In order to serve at one of the 265 US diplomatic missions around the world, applicants must pass a series of examinations. The tests consist of a job knowledge test, English language test, essays, oral exams, […]