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The 2022 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program application is now live

The 2022 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program application is now live. Join the 300+ YTILI alumni who have strengthened their entrepreneurial skills and expanded their professional networks with business leaders across Europe and the U.S. through the program. Your time is now and starts here! Find the application and instructions by visiting ...
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Submit your Application for a Prestigious Youth Program in the United States during the Summer of 2022

The U.S. Embassy The Hague is accepting applications for the 2022 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship.  Are you a Dutch citizen or legal permanent resident who is interested in learning more about the United States, developing leadership skills, and strengthening the ties between the U.S. and the Netherlands? Were you born between June 26, 2003, and June 26, 2006 (i.e., be ...
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U.S. Support for Human Rights Defenders

Fact Sheet Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Overview Protecting and supporting human rights defenders is a key priority of U.S. foreign policy. Because human rights defenders seek to hold their governments accountable to protect universally recognized human rights, defenders are often harassed, detained, interrogated, imprisoned, tortured, and even killed for doing their work. The Department’s objective is to enable human ...
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Health Alert – Update Regarding COVID-19, U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 6, 2021

Location:  The Netherlands Event:  On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States.  Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken the day before they board their flight to the ...
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Updated Requirements for Air Travelers to the U.S. due to COVID-19

The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  has announced a new Order for all air passengers traveling to the United States. Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. Exceptions to this policy ...
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