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NOFO: Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2020)

The Embassy of the United States in Lisbon announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2020 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2020).   We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that meet all program eligibility requirements below. Exchange alumni ...
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Ambassador George E. Glass Op-Ed: Joint Efforts and Shared Successes of the Transatlantic Partnership

Year in Review: Joint Efforts and Shared Successes of the Transatlantic Partnership Ambassador George E. Glass The Portuguese version of this article appeared in Publico on December 23, 2019. The aroma of roasting chestnuts, twinkling lights lining the Avenida da Liberdade, and cozy dinners with visiting family and friends – all of these things make this my ...
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Agreement between the U.S. and Portugal on the Sharing of Seized Property

During the 42nd meeting of the Standing Bilateral Commission between the US and Portugal, which took place on December 17, U.S. Ambassador Glass and Secretary of State for Development and Cooperation, Teresa Ribeiro, signed an agreement between the US Department of Justice and the Portuguese Ministry of Justice entitled, an  “Agreement between the United States ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to Portugal

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo led the first bilateral Secretary of State visit to Portugal since 2008 on December 4-5.  His meetings with the Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva, and Defense Minister João Cravinho affirmed our strong alliance and partnership with our NATO co-founder and host of our 65th Air Base Group in the Azores. ...
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