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September 24, 2019 – National Voter Registration Day

September 24, 2019 is National Voter Registration Day! Be a part of this nation-wide movement by using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to register to vote, request a ballot, and/or update any contact information. https://www.fvap.gov/r3/fpca/state
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State Secretary Daniela Stoffel and Ambassador Edward McMullen Bring U.S.-Switzerland Taxation Protocol into Force

On Friday, September 20, 2019 in Bern, the United States of America and Switzerland exchanged the instruments of ratification of the protocol of amendment to their double taxation agreement in the area of taxes on income (DTA). The protocol, which entered into force on the same day, represents a milestone in tax relations between Switzerland ...
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United States Embassy Bern – Art in Embassies Exhibition and Reception

Nearly 70 years ago, the Museum of Modern Art first envisioned a worldwide U.S. arts program. It was President John F. Kennedy who, a decade later, established the Art in Embassies program at the U.S. Department of State. Now, the Art in Embassies program consists of over 200 permanent and temporary art exhibitions in U.S. ...
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Opening of the William Wegman Exhibition at the Museo d’arte della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano

On Saturday, 7 September, the photo exhibition of William Wegman officially opened to the public at the Museum of Arts in Lugano. The exhibition is supported by a grant from the U.S. Embassy. William Wegman has been photographing and filming his Weimaraner dogs for about fifty years. In the exhibition, Wegman combines a documentary style ...
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Colonel Juanita Chang to Talk About the Importance of Social Media for the U.S. Army

With support of the U.S. Embassy, Colonel Juanita Chang was one of the keynote speakers at the annual Colonel Juanita Chang on Saturday, 7 September. This year the theme was “Transparency; Opportunity or Risk?” Colonel Chang talked about the use of social media by the U.S. Army and its soldiers and shared her thoughts about ...
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