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    Anti-ISIL Coalition

    "So we have a superb team in place to lead our work in the coalition to take on ISIL and to help the innocent people of Iraq and Syria and elsewhere to be able to rebuild their lives. And we will continue to consult closely with our partners...."

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    Our defense cooperation has never been stronger

    A U.S. Congressional delegation, led by Senator Tim Kaine, visits Rota Naval Base to review the strong defense and security cooperation between Spain and the United States.

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    Ambassador Costos' Blog

    "The Mutual Benefits of Our Defense Relationship", Op-ed by Ambassador James Costos, daily El Mundo

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    The Ambassador and Mr. Smith

    Ambassador Costos and his partner Michael Smith talk with El Pais Semanal about the bilateral relationship, the Art in Embassies program, and their life together in Spain.


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    XIX edition of the U.S.-Spain Forum

    US Ambassador to Spain James Costos participated in the US-Spain Forum held in Malaga-Marbella from September 5 to 7. Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia presided over the inaugural dinner of the Forum, held at the Automobile Museum of Malaga. Chairing the Forum were Senator Tim Kaine, Honorary Chairman of the United States-Spain Council and Juan Maria Nin, President of the Fundación Consejo España-Estados Unidos  More »

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    Condolences on the Death of Career Ambassador Terence A. Todman

    In a distinguished career that spanned nearly 50 years, Terence was one of the very few Foreign Service Officers to attain the rank of Career Ambassador in the Department of State, and the first African American to do so. He further distinguished himself as Ambassador to Argentina, Denmark, Spain, Costa Rica, Guinea, and Chad and as Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs. 

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    Deadine September 14th. Launching Crowdfunding Campaign for Spanish Alumni Mentoring Program #ProBonoProYouth - Support youth employment in Spain!

    The U.S. Department of State and RocketHub, an online crowdfunding platform, have created a pilot partnership focused on accelerating projects from the Department’s Alumni Engagement and Innovation Fund (AEIF) to support innovative solutions to the world’s toughest challenges. Titled “AEIF 2.0,” this new initiative will provide visibility, support sustainability, and accelerate the social impact of exceptional alumni projects.   More »

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    James Costos presents his credentials as U.S. Ambassador to Andorra

    On July 23rd, James Costos presented his credentials as U.S. Ambassador to Andorra to Francois Hollande, President of France and Co-Prince of Andorra. 

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  • Logo (photo: The Internet for Social Good- September 22, 2014 (Time: TBC)

    This event will be a three-part discussion on "Preserving the Internet for Social Good" including a keynote speech, a moderated interview, and a proposed interactive session ("Master’s Class") with government and civil society experts. The discussion will focus on the importance the Internet plays in strengthening democracies, facilitating the exchange of ideas, growing economies, improving global health, and fostering education, and will conclude with the argument for an open and inclusive governance structure. The event is slated to occur as part of the Social Good Summit hosted on the margins of the UN General Assembly High Level meetings in New York, NY, and will reach an estimated online audience of 80,000 viewers in 120 countries.

NATO Summit

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Ocean Conference

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You®Company Program

  • Logo (photo: You®Company) You®Company is a video series produced by the U.S. Embassy in Spain with the intention of empowering youth through entrepreneurial values: motivation, innovation, failure and critical thinking, and corporate social responsibility, by way of a series of videos where Spanish and American entrepreneurs tell their own stories and chart their personal development in the business world. See videos.


Tratado de Libre Comercio UE-USA

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Lives Without Limits

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