Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program visits U.S. Embassy

On February 26, 2018 a group of working professionals from the Indiana Agricultural Leadership’s Study Abroad Program visited the Embassy to learn in detail how an American Embassy works and to gain an understanding of the general economic, trade, cultural, political and social environment existing in Portugal and Spain. This group was welcomed by the Assistant Public Affairs Officer, Meg Young, ...
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Remote Year group at the Embassy

On October 17, 2017, the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon welcomed a group of professionals who are living in Lisbon for approximately 5 weeks, and are participating in the Remote Year program. This group of professionals participating on this program are working and living abroad for a year.  They have reached out to request a briefing ...
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Connect to Success workshops in celebration of International Women’s Day

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, the Embassy partnered with the Luso-American Foundation for Development (FLAD) to organize two days of Connect to Success (C2S) workshops for women entrepreneurs and women business owners that focused on developing key business skills. On March 10, the Embassy and FLAD offered a workshop on “How to Pitch to Investors”, ...
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Ambassador Robert Sherman Bids Official Farewell to Portugal

U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Robert Sherman bid an official farewell to Portugal on January 13 in a lunch-conference organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal, the Portugal-United States Friendship Association, and the American Club. The theme of the conference was “Confidence Restored – A Bright Future for Portugal and the U.S.-Portugal Relationship.”   This ...
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Robert Sherman Last Visit to the North of Portugal as U.S. Ambassador

U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Robert Sherman traveled north to Porto and Vale de Cambra on January 8-9 on his last official trip to the north of Portugal. During the visit to Porto, the Ambassador visited the University of Porto Rectory, the Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto, the Serralves Museum , met with mayors of several northern ...
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“This is America” Brings the American Experience to Lisbon

On September 16 Ambassador Robert Sherman officially opened the 3rd edition of “This is America” and announced the launch of the U.S. Embassy- Microsoft Startup Challenge ( http://www.buyusa.gov/portugal/ ).  “This is America” was organized by the American Chamber of Commerce and designed to showcase American culture and businesses.  The event took place at the Parque das ...
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The Ambassador in Vila Pouca de Aguiar and Marão

On September 16, Ambassador Robert Sherman paid an official visit to Vila Pouca de Aguiar, which is known as the nation’s granite capital.   The Mayor of Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Alberto Machado, wanted to acknowledge the Ambassador’s support of Portugal’s national soccer team during the Euro 2016 games and presented him with a granite table ...
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Bragança Welcomes Ambassador Robert Sherman

During his visit to Bragança, the U.S. Ambassador explained that he would like to encourage foreign companies, especially U.S. businesses, to invest in the region. In his opinion, there are excellent investment opportunities, especially for those who seek a place that is environmentally-friendly and offers sustainable opportunities. Ambassador Sherman noted, “It seems to me that ...
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