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  • The 2014 NATO Summit takes place inSouth Wales, UK, 4th-5th September 2014.

    2014 NATO Summit, South Wales, UK

    The 2014 NATO Summit will take place in Newport, South Wales, UK, on 4th-5th September 2014.

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  • President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.(AP photo)

    President Obama on Murder of Journalist by ISIL

    20 August 2014 - "Today, the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL. ... The U.S.A. will continue to do what we must do to protect our people."

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  • Sutton Trust U.S. Programme students shared with Amb. Barzun their experience visiting American universities this summer.  Good luck to this talented group in the applications process this fall. (Consulate-General photo)

    Ambassador Barzun visits Edinburgh

    29 October 2013 - Sutton Trust U.S. Programme students shared with Ambassador Barzun their experience visiting American universities this summer. Good luck to this talented group in the applications process this fall.

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    U.S. Breakdance Crew in Scotland

    June 11-12 the U.S. Consulate-General in Edinburgh organized a series of events for the U.S. breakdance crew ILL-Abilities in Scotland. The crew performed at Dance Base in Edinburgh and attended workshops hosted by Indepen-Dance in Glasgow and KIC Dance in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian.

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    The U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh

    The U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh provides non-emergency services by appointment only. If you require an emergency service please call 0131 556 8315 and select option 8.

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    FIBA Basketball World Cup

    28 August 2014 - The FIBA Basketball World Cup starting on 30 August in Spain has 24 countries competing including the U.S., who announced their team on Monday.  Read more on the blog »

  • U.S. breakdance crew ILL-Abilities
    U.S. breakdance crew ILL-Abilities

    11-12 June 2014 - The U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh organized a series of events for the U.S. breakdance crew ILL-Abilities in Scotland. The crew performed at Dance Base in Edinburgh and attended workshops hosted by Indepen-Dance in Glasgow and KIC Dance in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian. 

  • Our education blog talks about the 2014 White House Science Fair
    2014 White House Science Fair

    28 May 2014 - President Obama hosted the fourth-ever White House Science Fair which featured extraordinary science projects and experiments from some of America’s most innovative students from across America.  Read more »

  • Worldwide Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    10 April 2014 - The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • CG Edinburgh Hosts Saltire Fellows’ Reception
    CG Edinburgh Hosts Saltire Fellows’ Reception

    On February 25 2014, the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh held a reception to celebrate the return to Scotland of the 2013 Saltire Fellows. The Saltire Fellows program is focused on exposing young Scottish entrepreneurs to leadership training, including 13 weeks at the top-ranked Babson College.   Read more about the Saltire Foundation  »

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    Consulate General Edinburgh E-newsletter

    Through this Newsletter we aim to keep you up to date with news and events which may affect Americans and notify you of events of interest in Scotland.  Read the newsletter  »

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    Professor Kathryn Olmsted Visits Edinburgh

    03 December 2013 Distinguished U.S. Academic Prof. Olsmted spoke to audiences at Boroughmuir High School and the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 

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2014 NATO Summit

  • The 2014 NATO Summit will take place in Newport, South Wales, UK from 4-5th September 2014.

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