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Roma Are Equal

While attending a conference about issues affecting Roma around Europe, diplomats from 11 U.S. embassies, representatives from international and Bulgarian-based organizations that deal with human rights and, more specifically, Roma issues, and friends expressed their support for the truth that Roma are equal. A group of U.S. diplomats from 11 countries traveled to the Roma ...
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Small Grant Winners: Alumni TIES on Refugee and Migration Issues

Dianа Nedeva, Professional Fellows program alumna, participated in the Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar (Alumni TIES) on the topic of refugee and migration issues in Zagreb, Croatia, February 22-26, 2016. Forty European alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs participated in the seminar, after which they were provided with an opportunity to develop specific action plans ...
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Summer Work and Travel Photo Contest – 2016

Are you a Bulgarian student participating in the 2016 Summer Work & Travel Program (SW&T)?  If so, this photo contest is for you! Share your Summer Work and Travel adventure and enter the U.S. Embassy in Sofia’s “American Values” photography competition! The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce “American Values,” a photography competition for 2016 ...
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Geopolitics and Regional Security Threats Conference

On May 18, 2016, OSAC Bulgaria Country Council held a conference for OSAC constituents on Geopolitics and Regional Security Threats at the U.S. Embassy in Sofia. Three and a half years after Ambassador Ries launched OSAC in Sofia, Ambassador Eric Rubin provided the keynote address to the conference participants, stating that the challenges Bulgaria and ...
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Ambassador’s Speech During a Business Luncheon Hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce

May 20, 2016 (as prepared for delivery) It is a pleasure to join all of you today.  Let me begin with a “thank you” to the superb team at AmCham.  Your excellent work to promote the interests of American companies in Bulgaria is vital to their success.  Although I am a few months late, I ...
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