Office of Citizen Exchanges
Europe/Eurasia Division



The Latest RFP Has been Published!

The 1999 NIS Training Programs RFP E/PN-00-09 is now available. These programs promote exchanges and training activities involving Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. The central themes of these programs are

  • Women's Leadership
  • Women's Political Leadership
  • Professional and Business Associations
  • Content-based Internet Training
  • Post-election Training for Duma Staffers
  • Prevention of Trafficking in Women and Girls
  • Distance Learning in Business Management
  • Public Library Reform
  • Caucasus Regional Cooperation

Deadlines for submissions is 5:00 pm on December 22, 1999. For more information on receiving a copy of the RFP and submitting a proposal please refer to the Proposal Guide.

Community Connections is Now Online!

Did you know that Community Connections is the largest exchange program for Russia and the NIS run by the Bureau? For more information please refer to the new Community Connections website.



On October 1, 1999, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will become part of the
U.S. Department of State. Bureau webpages are being updated accordingly. Thank you for your patience.