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160 Afro-Brazilian and indigenous early-career professionals participate in the English language proficiency program – Access E2C

Brasilia, February 26, 2021: Starting on March 1, the English language proficiency program, Access E2C, promoted by the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil, in partnership with the +Unidos Group, will offer training of 210 hours of online classes for 160 early-career professionals, Afro-Brazilians and indigenous people from all Brazilian states, including the Federal District. ...
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U.S. Department of Commerce holds virtual seminar on the internationalization of Rio Grande do Sul companies to the United States 

SelectUSA RS event takes place on March 4, open to the public and requiring prior registration Porto Alegre, February 26, 2021 – The internationalization of Rio Grande do Sul companies in 4.0, ICT and manufacturing industry sectors is the main topic of the SelectUSA RS webinar, promoted by the U.S. Department of Commerce in partnership with the U.S. ...
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U.S. Consulate General Porto Alegre announces call for proposals for projects for 2021  

Proposals will be accepted continuously, as received, until August 1st, 2021. Porto Alegre, February 19, 2021 – Organizations from Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina can apply for  funding from the U.S. government  or the implementation of projects in the areas of education and culture focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, science and technology, social inclusion, freedom of the press and combating ...
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U.S. Officially Rejoins the Paris Agreement

Ambitious goals will ensure the United States and the world can meet the urgent demands of the climate crisis  Brasilia, February 19, 2021:  Today the United States officially rejoined the Paris Agreement, renewing its commitment to partnering with other nations to tackle the global threat of climate change. On his first day in office, President Biden signed the instrument returning the United ...
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The United States Officially Rejoins the Paris Agreement

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE February 19, 2021 On January 20, on his first day in office, President Biden signed the instrument to bring the United States back into the Paris Agreement. Per the terms of the Agreement, the United States officially becomes a Party again today. The Paris Agreement is an ...
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