In 2012, AMIDEAST:

  • Provided English language and professional skills training to over 67,400 students and professionals
  • Supported scholarship and exchange programs for nearly 2,200 individuals

  • Provided information on U.S. study to 125,000 individuals

  • Administered 156,500 computer-, paper- and Internet-based tests

  • Empowered more than 12,600 young men and women through special programs


Turning Challenges into Opportunities — the title of AMIDEAST's annual report for 2012 — underscores the critical importance of education and training at this historic juncture in the Middle East and North Africa. As the region seeks to chart a viable future, its inhabitants — particularly the large numbers of young and unemployed — hope to take advantage of opportunities for personal and professional success. Read about our efforts during 2012 to expand opportunities for education and training that can make a critical difference in their ability to do so.