News & Events

Fulbright 2021 Grantees Ceremony

Chargé d’Affaires Kristin M. Kane hosted, on July 15th, 2021, the Fulbright Portugal Commission ‘s scholarship award ceremony. The event, conducted by Public Affairs Officer Penny Rechkemmer, also featured messages from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Augusto Santos Silva; the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor; and the Executive Director of the Fulbright ...
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Pride Month 2021

This year, for Pride Month, the Embassy of the United States of America in Portugal remained committed to promoting the diversity and equality that it continues to uphold throughout the year. The month began with the hoisting of the Pride flag at the Embassy, an act that was done once more at the end of ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Kristin M. Kane – Transatlantic Economic and Trade Summit

Transatlantic Economic and Trade Summit Address: “Partnership for the Next Decade” Kristin M. Kane, Charge d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Lisbon [As prepared] [Greeting in Portuguese.  Thank you organizers AmCham. So great to see so many friends of the U.S Embassy.] Intro It is so great to be here in person, even if recent days in Lisbon ...
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Visit By Secretary Mayorkas

It was a pleasure to welcome Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to our Embassy. We followed the rest of his visit with interest. Secretary Mayorkas participated in productive conversations on cybersecurity with partners to strengthen the relationship between the U.S. and Portugal, as well as with the European Union in the ...
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