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The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2020

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2020 SUGGESTED INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN PROPOSALS All information must be submitted in English  Project Basics, including title, project dates, AFCP focus area, and other top-level information Applicant Information (name of organization, address, phone, fax, mobile, e-mail, website, DUNS number, SAM registration status) A Short Description ...
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The 2020-2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)

The 2020-2021 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is open now!                                  The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders ...
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WIN 2019 Promotes Greater Role for Women in Industry

Ambassador Byrnes’ Opening Remarks at Women in Industry Conference October 9, 2019 Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Professor Spasevska, Stefan, panelists, participants, media, ladies and gentlemen!  Thank you for inviting me to speak at this Women in Industry conference.  Congratulations to EVN and the Engineering Institute of Macedonia for again organizing and expanding this event to ...
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Embassy donation of audio-recording equipment for Skopje Basic Criminal Court

Today, Ambassador Byrnes visited Skopje Basic Criminal Court to mark the start of the use of the U.S. Embassy’s donated audio equipment for recording trials in all 25 courtrooms. “This is an important and concrete step as part of the broader overall effort to strengthen rule of law here. This kind of recording equipment does ...
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Ambassador Byrnes’ remarks at The Economist’s “Western Balkans Summit” in Skopje

On October 1, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Kate M. Byrnes joined The Economist’s “Western Balkans Summit,” where she highlighted that the Secretary Pompeo’s visit to the region, and the recent appointment of Matthew Palmer as a special representative for the region signal that the United States remains keenly focused on the region, as a lynchpin of ...
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