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  • “Science and Diplomacy in the 21st Century,” U.S. Secretary of State Adviser on S&T William Colglazier in Erice, Sicily
    “Science and Diplomacy in the 21st Century,” U.S. Secretary of State Adviser on S&T William Colglazier in Erice, Sicily

    August 20, 2013 - For the U.S., science has become a strategic asset for our diplomacy because all countries want to engage with our scientists and engineers, with our universities and research laboratories, and with our high technology companies.  

  • Call for Proposals for U.S. Pavilion at 2015 Venice Biennale
    Call for Proposals for U.S. Pavilion at 2015 Venice Biennale

    August 14, 2013 -- The U.S. Department of State’s Cultural Programs Division is pleased to announce an open competition to organize the official U.S. representation at the 56th International Art Exhibition, held June through November 2015, in Venice, Italy.  

  • Statement by the U.S. Embassy on the MUOS

    Rome, July 18, 2013 -- We are pleased with the results of the ISS Health Study confirming the antennas at the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) site will present no ill effects to the citizens of the region. As we have stated in the past, we have two similar MUOS sites in the United States that operate without any negative health impact on the citizens of those communities.