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U.S. Embassy Awards Winners of the Video Contest “Why Every Vote Matters”

On May 23 teachers and high school students, and American diplomats gathered at the American Corner Bucharest to honor the winners of the student video contest “Why Every Vote Matters”. This contest was launched on February 13, 2019 to raise awareness about civic engagement and the importance of voting. The Embassy received 76 videos from ...
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Ambassador Hans Klemm at the Memorial Day Ceremony

Your Excellencies, members of Parliament, Secretaries of State, Mr. Mayor, distinguished guests, colleagues and friends, Let me express on behalf of my Embassy and my colleagues that are here today and myself, my deep gratitude for your attendance with us this morning. Some of you have travelled a great distance and you honor and bless ...
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Ambassador Hans Klemm at 75th Anniversary of West University of Timisoara

Mr. Rector, Madam Minister, Your Holiness, Excellencies, distinguished guests, It’s a great honor for me to be here today to join the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University of the West. For most of this period, at least for the past 50 years, we’ve enjoyed very very strong academic collaboration between the University ...
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Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in Romania

Bucharest, 17 May 2019 – On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we express our solidarity with all marginalized groups in Romania, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity and sexual characteristics. LGBTI persons continue to face discrimination. Our countries seek to combat such discrimination by promoting human rights for ...
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