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  • 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

    2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

    Secretary Kerry (Apr. 13): "It is important to underscore that the reports that we release today, as voluminous as they are, represent just a tiny fraction of what this department does to advance freedom and dignity across the globe."

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    2016 International Women of Courage Award

    Secretary Kerry: "This year, we recognize a group of women who are demonstrating courage in three pivotal areas: They are exposing and opposing gender-based violence; they are combatting corruption and strengthening rule of law; and they are promoting justice and human rights for all."

  • President Obama on the horrific attacks in Brussels

    President Obama on the horrific attacks in Brussels

    "The thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium. The world must continue to unite against the scourge of terrorism. Before his remarks, President Obama spoke with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel by phone.

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    Secretary Kerry Remarks at Munich Security Conference

    Secretary Kerry asked those assembled at the 52nd Munich Security Conference to "remember the values at the heart of our partnership" and to "take the lessons of history, of what we’ve been able to accomplish and what this incredible alliance means."


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    American Citizen Services

    This section is for American citizens. You can find detailed information on passports, birth registrations, and other official documents directly at the embassy's website. 

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    ESTA - Information for Travellers

    Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) - all details for short term travels to the USA are available directly at the embassy's website.  

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    Travel to the U.S.

    To apply for a non-immigrant visa to the U.S. please visit the website or call the following number: +351 308 803 811.  

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    PAMPHLET: Presidents Day

    Increasingly, the holiday honoring President George Washington has become an occasion to celebrate the birthdays of both Washington and President Abraham Lincoln. Many Americans call the holiday Presidents Day. 

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    IIP eBooks

    IIP eBooks are available for your smartphone, mobile device, or eReader of choice! For each title, choose the file that works with your device or preferred app. 

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