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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing in 1969

July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first humans to land on the moon as part of the Apollo 11 mission. 50 years later, the U.S. and the world celebrate this historic event which serves as a symbol for human progression and achievement in space exploration and science. The ...
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Benjamin Franklin Night at the Ambassador’s Residence

Last month we hosted a “Benjamin Franklin Night” at the Ambassador’s Residence! The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute (BFTF) is a 4-week program in the U.S. that aims to build links between Europeans and Americans. At the institute, participants discuss topics relating to transatlantic relations and diplomacy. There are a total of 10 U.S. ...
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Ambassador McMullen Looks Forward to Furthering Swiss-U.S. Relations in the Years to Come

July 8, 2019, Bern – In response to recent news reports, Ambassador Edward T. McMullen has issued the following statement: “I have said from the beginning that I serve at the will of the President and plan to spend one term as U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein. I am, of course, open to the ...
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Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert for Geneva on June 29, 2019i Embassy Bern, Switzerland Subject: U.S. Embassy Bern – Demonstration Alert for Geneva on June 29, 2019   Location: Geneva: Place des Nations and Avenue de Bude   Event: Police expect up to 10,000 demonstrators and counter-demonstrators to gather in Geneva on Saturday, June 29, between 9:00 a.m. ...
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