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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Berlin Christmas Market Incident

This message updates the Emergency Message the U. S. Embassy in Berlin sent on December 19 informing U.S. citizens that a truck drove into the Christmas Market at Breitscheidplatz.  German media reports the Christmas market attack investigation continues and the perpetrator of the attack may still be at large.  In light of the on-going investigation, ...
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The Best of Both Worlds: Public-Private Partnerships Solve Problems

Good solutions are often the result of the private sector working with national and local governments. That’s why on November 9-10, the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen hosted a workshop focused on the use of public-private partnerships (PPP). These partnerships work great as a means to address global challenges related to environment, science, technology and health (ESTH) issues. Public-private partnerships ...
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The Paris Agreement is in force – a look to the road ahead

2016 has been a historic year for climate action. We saw rapid entry into force of the Paris Agreement . This puts us on an faster path towards implementation of our climate goals. We secured an ambitious amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and use of hydrofluorocarbons. We also secured the adoption of a global market-based measure to set international aviation on the path toward ...
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Elephant, Donkeys or Third Party Animal? – Election Debate at the Youth Folkemøde

The U.S. Ambassador, Rufus Gifford, participated in a debate concerning the election and the American Presidential System   Hundreds of students gathered around one of the main stages as the debate on the American Election was about to begin. First up on the agenda was a small introduction to the election and the American political system ...
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Danish students help with counter-radicalization

The U.S. Embassy organized a workshop on counter-radicalization for approximately 90 young Danish pupils in the age of 15-20 at the Youth Folkemøde. The intention of the workshop was to open a dialogue on violent extremism and radicalization with the participants and discuss what initiatives can be taken to prevent these unfortunately very relevant and ...
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