March 4, 2014 - The U.S. Department of State's International Women of Courage Awards honor women from around the globe who have exemplified exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for human rights, women’s equality, and social progress, often at great personal risk.
In 1981, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution establishing National Women's History Week. In 1987, Congress expanded the week to a month, and has since passed such a resolution every year to celebrate women's history and accomplishments.
March 1, 2014 - American folk group “Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards” visited Bangladesh as part of the American Music Abroad cultural exchange program, during which performed at a public concert, led lecture workshops, and participated in outreach with young musicians and students.ALSO: Photos
February 28, 2014 - Ambassador Mozena and USAID Mission Director Janina Jaruzelski visited Barisal division, where they met with local government officials and civil society, toured USAID program sites, and enjoyed the cultural and historical sites of the region.ALSO: Photos
Headlines & Anouncements
Mar 12, 2014 - Call on the Russian Federation to cease all efforts to change the status of Crimea contrary to Ukrainian law and in violation of international law.
Feb 27, 2014 - The Human Rights Report covers the status of human rights in 199 countries and regions around the world.
Application deadlines: April 3, 2014 (TEA), April 10, 2014 (ILEP), May 8, 2014 (Fulbright Foreign Student Program)
Education, leadership and cultural events scheduled at the American Center in Baridhara and EMK Center in Dhanmondi.
More News from the Embassy
March 9, 2014 - American Corners in Sylhet, Khulna, Rajshahi and Chittagong observed International Women's Day with discussions and debate for students on the empowerment of women, as well as art and essay competitions for school kids.
February 18, 2014 - The American Corner Rajshahi now joins a nationwide network of American Spaces in Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, and Khulna, where Bangladeshi students can learn more about America and educational opportunities in the United States with a range of resources, including books, DVDs and internet terminals, as well as programs such as the English Club, Movie Club, and thematic talks and presentations.
February 3, 2014 - American sports envoys Tony Sanneh and Linda Hamilton visited Bangladesh through the U.S. Department of State’s SportsUnited program, during which they shared their experiences and skills with audiences and led intensive intermediate and advanced skills workshops for young football players.
January 2, 2014 - Jaruzelski assumes leadership at a time when Bangladesh is a partner country for all three major U.S. Government development initiatives: Feed the Future, Global Climate Change and the Global Health Initiative.
Speeches & Remarks
- American citizens with after-hours emergency, please call (880) (2) 885-5500; press ‘0’ and ask to speak to the duty officer.
Embassy of the United States of America
Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
Phone: (880) (2) 8855500
Fax: (880) (2) 9881677
Open Sunday-Thursday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm*
The American Center
Archer K. Blood Library & EducationUSA
Plot-1, J-Block, Progoti Sharoni
Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
Phone: (880) (2) 885-5500
Fax: (880) (2) 9881677
Open Sunday-Thursday, 10:00 am–4:30 pm*
* Except U.S. Mission Dhaka holidays
Click here for More Locations & Hours