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  • Nouackchott: On-Site Visa Fee Collection Set

    Starting January 1, 2015, all Nonimmigrant Visa applicants at the U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott will be required to pay the machine-readable visa (MRV) fee on the day of their interview at the Embassy. The MRV fee can be paid in cash, in either U.S. dollars or Ouguiya equivalent. Credit cards cannot be accepted. 

  • Copenhagen: Embassy Offers Foreign Service Officer Test

    The U.S. Embassy Copenhagen will offer the Foreign Service Officer Test on Feb. 7, 2015 at the Embassy, Dag Hammarskjölds Allé 24, DK-2100 Copenhagen. American citizens interested in the exam to become a U.S. Foreign Service Officer must fill out a Registration package. To register for the examination go to: This will take approximately 40 minutes. 

  • Mexico City: U.S.-Mexico University Partnerships Receive 100,000 Strong Funding

    Five Mexican universities have been selected by the Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators as the most recent winners of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grants for academic exchange. 

  • Port Moresby: JPAC Team Recovers Remains of World War II American Servicemen

    The Government of the United State hosted a solemn repatriation ceremony December 17 for the remains of servicemen killed in action in Papua New Guinea during World War II. The remains will be returned to the United States. They were found during a recent mission carried out by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. 

  • Dhaka: SUSI for Scholars Application Period (PDF)

    The American Center is pleased to announce six summer 2015 Study of the U.S. Institutes for multinational groups of experienced university faculty, scholars, and other related professionals. The deadline for applications is Thursday, Jan. 9, 2015. 

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