Published January 5th, 2011 - 09:04 GMT

AMIDEAST is a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. 

Founded in 1951, today AMIDEAST programs and services touch the lives of half a million individuals a year; improving educational opportunities and quality, strengthening local institutions, and developing language and professional skills critical for success in the global economy.