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  • Secretary Kerry Addresses Joint News Conference With British Foreign Secretary Hammond and Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi Following Counter-ISIL Meeting in London (State Dept)

    Kerry, Hammond, Abadi Press conference

    22 January - Secretary of State John Kerry, U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi make remarks after meeting in London.

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  • President Obama addressing Congress (Archive photo)

    President Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address

    President Obama: We lead best when we combine military power with strong diplomacy. "That’s how America leads—not with bluster, but with persistent, steady resolve."

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  • Announcement for SelectUSA 2015 summit registration

    SelectUSA 2015 Registration Now Open

    Registration is now open for the second SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, D.C. area on 23-24 on March 2015.

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  • Ambassador Barzun delivers inaugural Carnegie lecture at the University of Aberdeen on October 16, 2014

    Carnegie Lecture

    16 October 2014 - Amb Barzan delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture at the University of Aberdeen. During his visit the Amb met with students form Robert Gordon University and the Scottish Yourth Parliament, business leaders, and the Lord Provost of Aberdeen

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  • Eric Holder shaking hands with French Interior Minister Cazeneuve with uniformed man and onlookers in background (AP Images)

    Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

    U.S. Attorney General Holder and the White House announced that the U.S. will host a Summit on Countering Violent Extremism in Washington on February 18. Above, Holder shakes hands with French Interior Minister Cazeneuve while in Paris.

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

    09 January 2015 - The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture
    Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture

    On October 16, Ambassador Matthew Barzun delivered the inaugural Carnegie Lecture at the University of Aberdeen. During his visit to Aberdeen, Ambassador Barzun also met with students from Robert Gordon University and the Scottish Youth Parliament, business leaders, and the Lord Provost of Aberdeen.   Read the speech »

  • CG Edinburgh reception included a contribution by Junaid Ashruf (18), an alumnus of Embassy London’s Young Leaders Exchange program.
    Faith and Cultural Diversity in Scotland

    On September 30, the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh hosted a reception to celebrate faith and cultural diversity in Scotland. The reception included a contribution by Junaid Ashruf (18), an alumnus of Embassy London’s Young Leaders Exchange program.  Read more »

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    USA College Day - the largest U.S. University Fair in the UK

    If you are considering undergraduate study in the US, USA College Day is not to be missed! At College Day you will have the opportunity to speak with over 170 exhibitors representing universities in the U.S. and educational service providers. This event is not to be missed by students, parents or advisors. Book your place now!  Register for USA College Day »

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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. 

  • 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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