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Participate in a Youth Soccer and ESL Camp in the United States

In the summer of 2020, the U.S. Embassy to Belgium will give five secondary school or young undergraduate students (ages 15-21) the opportunity to participate in a Youth Soccer and English as a Second Language Camp in the United States! This 2-week program will consist of an intensive soccer camp (non-elite level) followed by a ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium

Location: Belgium, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay ...
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Youth Exchange Opportunities

Are you a student and do you have an American dream? Exchanges are the perfect way to experience the United States, improve your English, and get to know students from all over the world. We have lots of exchange opportunities for this summer. Time is flying, so apply now! SUSI: http://www.fulbright.be/awards/grants-for-belgian-and-luxembourgish-citizens/summer-institute-for-students/ Education USA Academy: http://www.educationusa.be/edusaacademy/ BFTF: https://be.usembassy.gov/bftf-2020/
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Remarks at Wereth Massacre Memorial Ceremony

Ambassador Gidwitz Remarks at Wereth Massacre Memorial Ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 Seventy-five years ago today, where we now stand, 11 African-American soldiers were murdered during the earliest days of the Battle of the Bulge. Cut off behind enemy lines after a barrage of heavy fire from the Germans, these 11 soldiers struck out, hoping ...
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Remarks at Malmedy Massacre Memorial Ceremony

Ambassador Gidwitz Remarks at Malmedy Massacre Memorial Ceremony Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 As grim as war can be, some moments are more searing – and more disheartening – than others. Today we’ve come together – here – to remember such a day. That day unfolded 75 years ago, right where we stand, and in the ...
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