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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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Spring 2020 Professional Fellowship Program is now open!

Travel to the US and gain experience in technology and entrepreneurship! The US Dept. of State, along with WorldChicago, has introduced dozens of international Tech and Entrepreneurship leaders to our city’s thriving ecosystem through the Professional Fellows Program. Continuing in Spring 2020, 18 new fellows from Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Macedonia, and Montenegro will spend ...
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The 2020 Community Solutions Program

The application deadline is October 30, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working on issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Community Solutions is a year-long program that includes ...
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Celebrating the Work of 360 Degrees and its Partnership with the United States in the Past Three Years  

President Pendarovski, Prime Minister Zaev, Honorable Ministers, Members of Parliament, members of the judiciary and political party leaders, Representatives of the media, Friends from the diplomatic corps, Esteemed colleagues, It is an honor and a pleasure to join you here tonight.  Not often does such an auspicious group of people gather in one place, but ...
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Remarks of Deputy Chief of Mission JR Littlejohn at the closing of ICITAP Regional Case Organization and Presentation Training

Remarks of Deputy Chief of Mission Jennifer R. Littlejohn At the closing of the Regional Case Organization and Presentation Training September 13, 2019 – Skopje, North Macedonia     Thank you so much for the warm welcome. Director Tasevski, partners, colleagues, and investigators and prosecutors from throughout the region, it is truly a pleasure to ...
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