Press Release

IIE Recognized by President George Bush for Work with Iraq and Afghanistan

On Tuesday, March 21, IIE was recognized by President George Bush at the White House for our work with Iraq and Afghanistan. Peggy Blumenthal, who attended the meeting on behalf of IIE, was joined by thirteen other NGO representatives who have been working to improve the lives of people in Iraq and Afghanistan. Please see the link, to read more about the meeting and President Bush's acknowledgement of the Iraqi Fulbright Program.

Related Links
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/03/20060321-7.html
Event Backgrounder Word Document
Remarks by the President Word Document

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Media Contacts

Sharon Witherell
Director, Public Affairs
Tel: +1 212.984.5380
E-mail: switherell@iie.org

IIE Experts

IIE experts on international education are available for interviews or speaking engagements.

Dr. Allan E. Goodman
President and CEO

Peggy Blumenthal 
Senior Counselor to the President