Imperial Valley News
William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to Host "New Directions for Fulbright: Insights from Fellows in the Field"
Washington, DC - The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB), in cooperation with the National Geographic Society, will host a public discussion as part of its 267th quarterly meeting, “New Directions for Fulbright: Insights from Fellows in the Field,” on Thursday, May 7, 2015, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. EDT at National Geographic (1600 M Street, NW, in Washington, DC).
Hanoi, Vietnam - The 19th session of the U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue will be held on May 7 in Hanoi, Vietnam. U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will lead the U.S. delegation. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for International Organizations Vu Anh Quang will lead the Vietnamese delegation.
Assistant Secretary Malinowski and Coordinator Painter Travel to Mongolia for World Press Freedom Day
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski, Coordinator for Cyber Issues Chris Painter, and other U.S. government representatives traveled to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, for the fifth annual conference of the Freedom Online Coalition.
Rewards for Justice - Reward Offers for Information on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Terrorists
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice Program is offering rewards for information on four key leaders of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Secretary of State has authorized rewards of up to $7 million for information on ‘Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli; up to $5 million each for information on Abu Mohammed al-Adnani and Tarkhan Tayumurazovich Batirashvili; and up to $3 million for information on Tariq Bin-al-Tahar Bin al Falih al-‘Awni al-Harzi.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring May 2015 as “Small Business Month” in the State of California.
Washington, DC - According to the proverbs of Solomon, “Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.” Of course, there’s no one-size-fits-all plan to guarantee the security of personal information in your company’s possession. But one effective strategy is to consider what experts at different agencies and organizations are saying. They offer a variety of tips and techniques, but the foundational principles of sound security remain the same.