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From Idea to Reality: The Struggle to Build the National Endowment of Democracy

2021 Estoril Political Forum, Palace Hotel of Estoril  October 18, 2021, 8:15 p.m. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Kristin M. Kane Remarks From Idea to Reality: The Struggle to Build the National Endowment of Democracy Good evening.   Thank you, Antonio, for that warm welcome and introduction. Congratulations to Professor Espada and Catolica University for organizing the ...
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NATO Parliamentary Assembly

From October 8th to 11th the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon was pleased to welcome 15 prominent and bi-partisan U.S. members of Congress to attend the NATO Parliamentary Assembly led by Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia in his role as Parliamentary Assembly Chair.  The event underscores the deep commitment of NATO members including Portugal and the U.S. ...
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Meeting the US Rowing Team

Perseverance and passion were two of the recurrent themes when our chargé d’affaires Kristin M. Kane spoke with the US Rowing team, while they were training in Oeiras for the 2021 World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals – an event in which they have already won medals! Here are their testimonies about the sport, teamwork, and ...
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Connecting Connectors

On September 20th, Chargé d’Affaires Kristin Kane hosted the #ConnectingConnectors event, organized by the U.S. Embassy in Portugal.     In this meeting, we brought together talented Portuguese people from different areas, allowing them to meet and connect with other interesting guests – hence the title “Connecting Connectors” – in a cocktail event.   With ...
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Gus Van Sant in Queer Lisboa 2021

On September 20th, Chargé d’Affaires Kristin Kane was present at Cinemateca Portuguesa, in Lisbon, to welcome the iconic American director Gus Van Sant to the Queer Lisboa festival. At this event, we were also able to watch his movie “My Own Private Idaho” anticipated by a very interesting and engaging conversation about the director’s career with João ...
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