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U.S. Government Submission for NETmundial

The Government of the United States of America appreciates the opportunity to participate in the “Global Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance,” or NETmundial. We commend the effort of the Brazilian government in coordination and consultation with the global Internet community to convene this meeting. We look forward to participating in meaningful discussions ...
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Secretary Kerry: Women Play a Central Role in Peace

International Women’s Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and prosperous place – but to recognize that a world where opportunities for women grow, is a world where the possibilities for peace, prosperity, and stability grow ...
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NGO Paints Carnival-Themed Mural at the Consulate

The NGO Cores do Amanhã brightened the walls of U.S. Consulate General Recife on February 26 with a carnival-themed mural in the garden patio.  Cores do Amanhã is an organization that supports youth and women in the community of Toto in Recife by providing classes in dance, drumming, capoeira, computers, and of course graffiti, among ...
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U.S. Consulate General Programs the Video-Conference “Martin Luther King, Jr. – Legacy & Inspiration”

In a first-of-its-kind use of modern technology, the U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro organized, in coordination with the U.S. Department of State, Stanford University, the U.S. Embassy in Brasília and the U.S. Consulate General in São Paulo, the video-conference “Martin Luther King, Jr. – Legacy and Inspiration,” on February 24, 2015.  Historian Clayborne Carson, ...
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U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Visits Brazil

Brasília – Director James B. Comey of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) traveled to Brazil this week to meet with senior government law enforcement, security and judicial officials. The purpose of the visit was to discuss issues of mutual interest and concern, and to further enhance joint efforts in our fight against ...
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