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International organizations, embassies and NGO’s convoke conference on “Action Day Against Trafficking in Persons”

The Working Group on Trafficking in Persons, formed by 33 civil society groups, international organizations and embassies from an array of counries, are organizing an international conference on the “Action Day Against Trafficking in Persons.” The goa lis to create awareness and promote opportunities for greater cooperation among countries, government agencies, and civil society to ...
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Director of Early Learning Education for Boston Public Schools speaks at UDP Conference on Early Childhood Education and Development

U.S. speaker Jason Sachs, Ph.D., Director of Early Learning Education for Boston Public Schools, is visiting Chile January 8-11 through a grant from the U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section to the School of Education of University Diego Portales (UDP). Dr. Sachs, who has extensive experience in building early childhood systems and in research and evaluation, ...
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Teachers and students of 14 cities fully engaged in intensive English workshops

Over one thousand English teachers are participating in this year’s Summer Town, a workshop to practice techniques on how to motivate students and integrate new teaching technologies into the classroom. The workshop is being held in Arica, Iquique, Antofagasta, La Serena, Viña del Mar, Rancagua, Santiago, Talca, Concepción, Temuco, Valdivia and Puerto Montt from January ...
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U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Visited Chile and Biobio Post-Reconstruction Area

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan visited Chile from January 4-7, 2014 at the invitation of Chilean Minister of Housing and Urban Development Rodrigo Pérez Mackenna. The Secretary met with President Sebastian Piñera and other officials in Santiago and toured reconstruction projects completed in the wake of Chile’s 2010 earthquake and tsunami in the ...
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