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Remarks by Chargé d’affaires Kristin Kane at Instituto Universitário Militar – “The U.S. Strategy in the Current Context”

The U.S. Strategy in the Current Context” Remarks As Prepared for Delivery  Instituto Universitario Militar General Officer Promotion Course (CPOG) 2021/2022 Kristin M. Kane – Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim U.S. Embassy Portugal March 30, 2022 Bom dia.  Thank you for the kind introduction.  It is a pleasure to be here today at the Instituto Universitario ...
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National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct: Notice of Opportunity To Submit Written Comments

SUMMARY: On June 16, 2021, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on behalf of the Biden-Harris Administration that the Department will soon begin updating and revitalizing the United States’ National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct (NAP RBC) for U.S. businesses operating and investing abroad. This notice provides background and welcomes written comments concerning this ...
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Natural Disaster Alert – U. S. Consulate Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

Location:  Sao Jorge Island, Azores, Portugal Event:  The Regional Government of the Azores advises against travel to Sao Jorge island in the Azores at this time.  The island of Sao Jorge has experienced over 1,500 low intensity earthquakes since March 19.  The earthquakes are centered in the municipality of Velas.  Officials advise that trips to the island should be postponed, ...
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Human Chain for Peace

On March 4th, the human cord for peace that linked several embassies also reached us. Jeffrey Izzo, Counselor for Political and Economic Affairs, received the representatives of the Association of Ukrainians in Portugal on behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Portugal as a testament to the solidarity of the United States with the Ukrainian people. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lisbon, Portugal March 4, 2022

Event:  Demonstration scheduled for Friday, March 4, 2022 at 6 P.M. at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal. Location:  U.S. Embassy Lisbon – Avenida das Forças Armadas Actions to Take: Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests Monitor local media for updates Be aware of your surroundings Keep a low profile Assistance: American Citizen Services ...
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