Roth Foundation- ECA Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the recent recipients of the Roth Foundation ECA Awards for excellence in cultural diplomacy! These nine individuals embody Lois Roth’s spirit of building cross-cultural understanding in their career achievements and/or special initiatives. Meet them in this video and then follow us in the coming weeks as we spotlight their achievements in areas including the repatriation of Native American remains and artifacts; development of regional cooperation; innovations to continue the cultural dialogue in spite of COVID restrictions; and concluding bilateral agreements to protect cultural property. Congratulations to each awardee – please stay tuned!

Each year, the Lois Roth Foundation is proud to partner with the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to bestow four awards in recognition of excellent work in cultural diplomacy: The Lois Roth Award for foreign service officers; The Ilchman-Richardson Award for ECA professionals in Washington DC; and The Gill Jacot-Guillarmod Awards for cultural specialists at US embassies around the world.


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