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02/23/2017 at 13:47. Facebook
On February 19, 2017, Vice President Mike Pence met with the North Atlantic Treary Organization's (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, Belgium.

Vice President Pence Visits NATO Headquarters in Brussels

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02/22/2017 at 20:27. Facebook
We're celebrating a new discovery! A treasure trove of new planets were found around a tiny, nearby, ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1. Three of the seven planets are firmly in the habitable zone. Details: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
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02/22/2017 at 09:29. Facebook
Companies are working to make their supply chains greener as part of their push for energy efficiency and other environmentally friendly business practices.

Saving billions by going green | ShareAmerica

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02/21/2017 at 13:58. Facebook
The Public Affairs Officers from the U.S. Embassies in the Nordic region taste traditional Icelandic cuisine!
On Monday, February 20, the U.S. Embassy in Sweden will be closed in observation of Presidents Day. Read more via the link below about Presidents Day.

Have a nice weekend!

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Bonn, Germany, February 15 in his first overseas trip as America’s chief diplomat.

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In a celebration of Black History Month, musical stars Rennie Mirro and Karl Dyall performed scenes from their successful show ‚ÄúFrom Sammy with Love‚ÄĚ at the Ambassador‚Äôs residence, a story about their own lives and the life of American jazz giant Sammy Davis, Jr.

Mirro and Dyall discussed issues of identity, prejudice, and inclusion, issues from their own lives as well as Sammy Davis, Jr.

From Sammy with Love

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is making his first official trip as Secretary of State to a G-20 (Group of Twenty) meeting in Bonn, Germany. The G-20 is a key forum for international economic cooperation that includes large developed and developing economies representing more than eighty percent of global gross domestic product (GDP). The G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting is an...
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The first Sjöberg Prize, totalling $1 million USD, is awarded for discoveries that have led to new and effective cancer treatments.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sjöberg Prize 2017 to James P. Allison, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA and Tony Hunter, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, USA

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Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien - The first Sjöberg Prize, totalling 1 million US dollars, is awarded for discoveries that have led to new and effective cancer treatments

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The European Space Agency will contribute key components for a NASA mission to take humans around the moon within the next few years.

NASA, ESA team up to send humans beyond the moon | ShareAmerica

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How can citizens defend their rights through nonviolent protest, and how do we address concerns of both security and freedom of speech without diminishing either?

Marc Morial, a former mayor of New Orleans and CEO of the National Urban League, the largest civil rights organization in the U.S., will lead a live global webchat on February 22, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. EST (14:00 to 15:30 CET).

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Valentine's Day traditions around the world range from card exchanges and flowers to romantic dinners, mass wedding ceremonies and more.

Valentine's Day in the U.S. and around the world | ShareAmerica

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President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs.

Trudeau, Ivanka Trump encourage business women | ShareAmerica

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The Washington Capitals are one of the hottest teams in the National Hockey League, led by Russian star Alex Ovechkin. But recently the spotlight fell on one of the team’s biggest fans, a hockey-playing, hijab-wearing young woman from Abu Dhabi with a wicked slapshot.

Young woman from the UAE wows hockey world | ShareAmerica

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The worldwide mix of fuels used to generate electricity is shifting, with a greater reliance on renewable energy sources and natural gas.

Renewable energy is catching on worldwide | ShareAmerica

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Are you an alumni of a U.S State Department exchange program? Then get ready: the 2017 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund begins on March 2! Current and past exchange program participants are invited to compete to win up to $25,000 in support of their public service projects! Does your project have what it takes to win? Learn
more: alumni.state.gov/aeif.

International Exchange Alumni | Inspire. Empower. Connect.

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Congratulations to Dr. Katarina Engberg (John F. Kennedy School of Govt, Harvard 1985), selected as the recipient of this year's Fulbright Alumna of the Year by The Swedish Fulbright Alumni Association at a ceremony on February 3, 2017. The Fulbright Program is the flagship of grant programs in the United States. It is named after its founder, the visionary U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright of...
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YTILI Fellowship Update: The deadline for the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship has been extended until February 8, at 5:00 p.m. EST.

In 2017, the YTILI Fellowship will engage up to 100 young European entrepreneurs in a series of professional development and leadership activities that are designed to support the growth and development of commercial and...
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