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    Fight Against ISIL Will Be ‘Long-term Campaign’

    “One of the interesting things to hear from our military leadership is the recognition that this cannot simply be a military campaign,” President Obama said. The effort must include all the “dimensions of our power” that bolster economic and political stability in the region.

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    U.S. Newest National Monument

    President Obama designates an area in Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains as the United States’ newest national monument.

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    H2infO — Creating a More Water-Secure World

    Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli says nations need to work together to create a more water-secure world, and H2infO is a tool that can help them.

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    Ambassadors Show Support for Ukraine

    U.S. Ambassador to the OSCE Daniel Bear joins 34 other OSCE ambassadors in a visit to Kyiv and Odesa to show unwavering support for Ukraine’s unity and territorial integrity.

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    Study in Portugal Network (SiPN)

    The Study in Portugal Network (SiPN) was launched by the Luso-American Foundation (FLAD) on October 7, 2014. SiPN seeks to provide a flexible study abroad program in Portugal for U.S. students.  

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    Ambassador Sherman at the Launch of ABC Justice

    Ambassador Sherman joined alumni, the staff of the Portuguese Association for the Protection of Victims and students on September 24th to launch the web site of ABC Justice at Casa Pia.  

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    Ambassador Sherman Begins TTIP Campaign in Alentejo with Harley Ride

    On September 21-22, Ambassador Sherman kicked off a series of travels through Portugal in a campaign to raise visibility of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).  

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    Ambassador Sherman in Madeira

    In September the U.S. Ambassador to Portugal and his wife Kim Sawyer made a private visit to Madeira. Here are some of the highlights of the trip. 

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    Embassy Donates Baseball Equipment

    On September 19, U.S. Vice Consul visited Dr. Horácio Bento de Gouveia in Madeira to talk to 11th and 12th grade students about the importance of sports in education.  

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    “Connect to Success” Launched Self-Certification Process

    “Connect to Success”, a program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, which aims to strengthen the Portuguese economy by supporting the growth of women owned businesses ("WOBs"), introduced its self-certification process and MBA consulting initiative. 

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