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  • LGBTI Community Pride Flag Raising Ceremony

    LGBTI Community Pride Flag Raising Ceremony

    On June 14, the U.S. Embassy raised the LGBTI Pride flag to mark the anniversary of the legalization of same-sex marriage in all U.S. states, and at the same time honor the victims of the Orlando shooting.

  • “FCT-NOVA Challenge” Competition

    “FCT-NOVA Challenge” Competition

    On June 6, Ambassador Sherman participated in the award ceremony of the first edition of the "FCT -NOVA Challenge" on the campus of FCT-Nova University.

  • President Obama

    President Obama on the Tragic Shooting in Orlando

    So this is a sobering reminder that attacks on any American -- regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation -- is an attack on all of us and on the fundamental values of equality and dignity that define us as a country. And no act of hate or terror will ever change who we are or the values that make us Americans.

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    2015 Country Reports on Terrorism

    Acting Coordinator Siberell: "A key trend through 2015 was the increased level of international cooperation and coordination to address terrorist threats."

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  • Amb. Sherman

    Ambassador Sherman in the Sintra SEC Meeting

    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Robert Sherman participated in the Sintra Strategic Entrepreneurial Council meeting. In his remarks on “Bilateral Commercial Ties in the 21st Century” he spoke of one of his main priorities since arriving in Portugal...

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    The Ambassador at the 9th Meeting of Portuguese Law Firms

    Good governance practices in law firms was one of the topics debated during the ninth Meeting of Portuguese Law Firms.  

  • Ambassador Sherman at Texas-EU Business Summit 2016
    Ambassador Sherman at Texas-EU Business Summit 2016

    U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, Robert Sherman, was one of the featured speakers at the Texas-EU Business Summit held May 10 in Austin, Texas, the topic this year was “Access to Trade, Investment and Innovation.” 

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    Kerry Kennedy Promotes Speak Truth To Power

    U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Austrian Embassy in Lisbon, and the Gulbenkian Foundation, the Luso-American Foundation for Development (FLAD) collaborated to bring Kerry Kennedy to Lisbon to promote the Speak Truth To Power initiative. 

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    David Drubin in Portugal

    The U.S. Embassy in Lisbon supported the visit of Prof. David G. Drubin, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California at Berkeley, to participate in the "1st Small Meeting on Endocytic Trafficking and Signaling - SMETS1." 

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    U.S. Speaker Lottie Baker at APPI Conference

    Lottie Baker, Visiting Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy Graduate School of Education & Human Development, George Washington University, participated as a keynote speaker and presenter at the 30th annual conference of the national Association of English Teachers (APPI). 

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    Bilateral Military Training with U.S. Marines and Portuguese Fuzileiros

    U.S. Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) and Portuguese Fuzileiros jointly conducted a bilateral training exercise this week near Lisbon, Portugal.