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Ambassador McMullen Speaks at University of Zurich’s Europa Institute

On March 6, Ambassador McMullen visited the University of Zurich , where he first met with the University’s Executive Board.  They discussed Swiss-U.S. economic relations, including our mutual focus on Research and Development and innovation, with a view to continuing to deepen relations between the University of Zurich and U.S partners. The University also gave presentations on their ...
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Swiss – U.S. Economic Relations: Opportunities and Challenges

I am very happy to be speaking to all of you today. Thank you, Professor Dr. Hengartner, for the kind introduction, and thank you, Professor Dr. Kellerhals, for the opportunity not only to attend this event, but to speak to your illustrious members. It is an honor to be standing at the podium where Winston ...
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Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

This year marks the 43rd year the Department of State has produced annual Human Rights Reports. The United States Congress mandated these reports to provide policymakers with a holistic and accurate accounting of human rights conditions in nearly 200 countries and territories worldwide, including all member states of the United Nations and any country receiving ...
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Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (March 13, 2019) Subject: U.S. Embassy Bern – Demonstration Alert   Location: Geneva, Lausanne, Fribourg, Neuchatel, Sion, and Jura, Switzerland (Possibly other cities)   Event: Planned demonstrations related to climate change are expected to take place in a variety of locations around Switzerland on Friday, March 15, 2019 ...
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Swiss Entrepreneur Silvan Visits U.S. for YTILI Fellowship

The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship, also known as YTILI, is a U.S. State Department exchange program that engages young European entrepreneurs in a series of professional development and leadership activities. The fellowship opens with a summit in Europe, followed by a week-long experience in a U.S. host city, and concludes with a conference ...
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