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Visit of DHS Assistant Secretary for International Affairs to Brasilia

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, Serena Hoy, visited Brasilia on October 21-22, for a series of meetings with senior representatives of the Brazilian government.  The visit provides continuity to ongoing discussions with Brazilian government officials regarding current migration trends and public policy recommendations to improve regional cooperation. Chargé d’affaires Douglas Koneff also met with ...
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U.S. and Santa Catarina scientists discuss the importance of marine space planning for sustainable development

Virtual panel bring together representatives from the University of California, NOAA’s National Ocean and the Federal University of Santa Catarina Porto Alegre, October 20, 2021: The U.S. Consul General in Porto Alegre, in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Brazil, the Federal University of Santa Catarina and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are holding ...
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The United States and the State of Bahia Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

Rio de Janeiro, October 19, 2021 –  On October 13, the Charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil, Douglas Koneff, and the Governor of Bahia, Rui Costa, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil and the State of Bahia. The signing reflects the intent of both ...
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U.S. Embassy announces selections for “Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) 2022” Fellowship Program

The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil are pleased to announce the names of 20 young Brazilian entrepreneurs and business leaders selected to participate in the sixth edition of the 2022 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program - a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
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