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Fietselfstedentocht: U.S. Embassy team joins 15,000 riders in Friesland

Ambassador Hoekstra and a U.S. Embassy team joined over 15,000 other riders in the traditional Fietselfstedentocht on Whit Monday. The 235 km (or 146 miles) track led the participants through the eleven cities and the countryside of the beautiful province of Friesland, from Dokkum in the East to Stavoren on the shores of the IJsselmeer. What ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day

Remarks Normandy American Cemetery June 6, 1944 Colleville-sur-Mer, France THE PRESIDENT:  President Macron, Mrs. Macron, and the people of France; to the First Lady of the United States and members of the United States Congress; to distinguished guests, veterans, and my fellow Americans: We are gathered here on Freedom’s Altar.  On these shores, on these bluffs, ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 Deliverables

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 5, 2019 The  2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit  (GES 2019), co-hosted by the U.S. and Dutch governments, showcased the depth and breadth of innovations that are improving lives around the world, and the critical role of governments in enabling environments for innovation to thrive. With a theme of The Future Now, GES 2019 empowered entrepreneurs to pursue solutions to global challenges ...
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GES 2019 Showcases Innovations that are Improving Lives

News item | 05-06-2019 | 19:49 The 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2019), co-hosted by the governments of the United States and the Netherlands, showcased the depth and breadth of innovations that are improving lives around the world, and the critical role of governments in enabling environments for innovation to thrive. With The Future Now ...
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GES News: U.S. Government Blended-Finance Fund to Empower Women in Developing Market

News item | 04-06-2019 | 17:29 Today at GES 2019, the U.S. Government made substantial commitments to drive women’s economic empowerment in developing markets. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced $500,000 in funding and $100,000 in technical assistance to the Women’s World Banking Asset Management (WAM) blended-finance fund.  Joining USAID, the Overseas Private Investment ...
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