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Consular Agency Staff Meet with Balearic Regional Government

The U.S. Consular Agent and Assistant in the Balearic Islands met with the President of the Balearic Islands in a meeting hosted by the Balearic Consular Corps. They shared best practices on how they assist their citizens who live in or are visiting the islands. The number of U.S. citizens visiting the Balearic Islands is ...
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Cultural Attaché Ana Duque-Higgins Engages with Academica´s Dual Diploma Program School Directors and Teaching Staff

Ana Duque-Higgins delivered opening remarks at Academica´s One-day Conference for School Managers, attended by around 170 private and charter schools administrators of the Madrid region.   Academica, headquartered in Miami, Florida, services over 200 public charter schools in the United States. The Dual Diploma Program allows students to earn a U.S. High School diploma while simultaneously ...
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The Future of NATO 70 Years Later

On November 6, the Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Benjamin Ziff and Marine Attaché Lt Col David Lawrence discussed the future of NATO with 100 political science students at Complutense University of Madrid during a one-day seminar co-organized by the Franklin Institute of the University of Alcalá.  The Embassy speakers noted NATO’s stabilizing effect on ...
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U.S. Cultural Policies and Public Diplomacy

On November 4, Ana Duque-Higgins, Cultural Attaché, participated in a conference on “Cultural policies and diplomacy,” that took place at the Instituto Cervantes in Madrid. Ana Duque-Higgins shared a panel with representatives of the Institut Français de España, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Madrid, and the British Council in Madrid.  The panel was moderated ...
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