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    Holocaust Remembrance Day

    "Anti-Semitic attacks like the recent terrorist attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris pose a threat that extends beyond the Jewish community. They also threaten the values we hold dear -- pluralism, diversity, and the freedoms of religion and expression.” – President Obama

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    Ambassador Power's Remarks on Ukraine

    "We continue to believe that the only solution to this situation is a political solution, not a military solution. To that end, we continue to support the efforts of the Trilateral Contact Group, as well as the Normandy group of foreign ministers." - Amb. Power

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    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 AmericaLeads—not with bluster, but with persistent, steady resolve."

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    American Chamber of Commerce Portugal and CSR

    On January 12, the Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon hosted the first meeting of the newly created Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal.

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    Alumni Workshop on Social Entrepreneurship Development

    In partnership with IES Social Entrepreneurship Institute, Fulbright, and the American Corner at University of Porto Faculty of Letters, Embassy Lisbon organized an alumni professional development workshop on social entrepreneurship development . 

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    Human Rights Day Talk in the North of Portugal

    The Assistant Public Affairs Officer of American Embassy Lisbon was the invited speaker to talk to a group of 11th graders at the Secondary School of Póvoa do Lanhoso about International Human Rights Day. 

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    Ambassador Sherman Leads T-TIP Delegation to Northern Portugal

    Ambassador Sherman took his campaign to promote and discuss T-TIP back to the road, this time by leading a delegation to the northern region of Portugal on December 17 and 18. 

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    Quorum Ballet Dance Company Performs “Rights”

    On December 20-21 at Recreios da Amadora, the Quorum Ballet Dance Company, in partnership with the U.S. Embassy Lisbon, showcased a performance of "Rights," which included the powerful piece that addresses the theme of human trafficking for the commercial sex and organ trade. 

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    Spelling Bee Competition in Portugal for 2014-2015 Begins

    The U.S. Embassy in Lisbon and the Associação Portuguesa de Professores de Inglês (APPI), together with Fulbright Portugal, American Corners Portugal, and a number of universities across Portugal, have organized a national English Spelling Bee competition in Portugal in the 2014-2015 school year. 

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    Thanksgiving Cooking Demo and Dinner at FCT-Nova

    U.S. Embassy Lisbon's Office of Public Affairs and Embassy community family members teamed up to present a Thanksgiving Dinner cooking demonstration and dinner. 

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