Office of the Spokesperson
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Marie Royce will travel to Tirana, Albania, from October 14-17, 2020.
While in Albania, Assistant Secretary Royce will meet with senior members of the Albanian government to discuss U.S.-Albanian bilateral cooperation in the fields of education and culture. In addition, she will discuss our ongoing cooperation with Albania in cultural heritage and will visit an Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation project. In honor of the 80th anniversary of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Assistant Secretary Royce will present the IVLP #FacesofExchange Award to Albania’s recipient. Finally, she will meet with several alumni and participants of U.S. Government programs in Albania.