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  • Consular Flag
    Closure of U.S. Consular Agency Nice

    Effective September 1, 2015, the U.S. Consular Agency in Nice will close. More information on 

  • Ambassador Hartley's Visit to Marseille
    Ambassador Hartley's Visit to Marseille

    On July 1, Ambassador Hartley visited Marseille in order to welcome the USS New York and attend a ceremony held in honor of the firefighters killed during the 9/11 attacks in New York.  

  • The Hermione
    The Hermione Voyage 2015

    On April 18, 2015 the Hermione, an exact replica of General Lafayette’s 18th-century ship, set sail for the USA. The journey started from the mouth of the River Charente, in Port des Barques, where Lafayette boarded on March 10th, 1780. The transatlantic crossing is expected to take 27 days in total, before making landfall at Yorktown, Virginia.  

  • Alumni Fund 2015
    AEIF 2015 begins Feb. 3

    The State Department created the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) in 2011 to support alumni initiatives that promote shared values and innovative solutions to global challenges. The competition provides small grants to teams of past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to carry out public service projects... 

  • WWI Centenary
    WWI Centenary

    To mark the centenary of the First World War, U.S. Embassy France and the Office of the Historian investigated the role of the U.S. diplomatic corps stationed in France during 1914-1918. 

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