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Ambassador Gidwitz Remarks at University of Chicago Alumni in Belgium Dinner

University of Chicago Alumni in Belgium Economic Outlook Dinner March 27, 2019 H.E. Ronald J. Gidwitz, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening. Let me begin by thanking our host for the kind introduction, and for the opportunity to meet all of you tonight. I’ll join my fellow speakers with an ...
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Funding Opportunity for Events Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge

The Embassy is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program to support events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.  The deadline for applications is April 19, 2019 so please visit the links below to apply.  We are looking for programs that would take place during ...
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What’s the INF Treaty? How is Russia breaching it?

What’s the INF Treaty? How is Russia breaching it? Christopher Connell – January 29, 2019 Thirty years ago the United States and the Soviet Union agreed to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) to destroy nearly 3,000 intermediate-range and short-range missiles and follow a strict verification regime to ensure they never returned again. However, the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz at the Cercle de Lorraine

“Security and Prosperity in a New Era of Geopolitical Competition.” Remarks by Ambassador Ronald Gidwitz at the Cercle de Lorraine January 24, 2019 Distinguished guests; ladies and gentlemen; good afternoon. Let me begin by thanking Cercle de Lorraine for the invitation and for the opportunity to speak to you today about the Trans-Atlantic partnership. I’ve ...
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Do you want to take part in the prestigious BFTF exchange program in 2019?

Participation deadline extended to Friday, February 8, 2019! We are looking for aspiring young leaders who want to work with American and other European youth to build a network that will lead to a lifetime of change! Is this you? Then, send us a 2-minute video in English for your chance to take part in ...
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