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Message to U.S. citizens: Traffic Issues – His Holiness Pope Francis Visit (31 May, 2019)

This Friday, May 31, 2019, His Holiness Pope Francis will be visiting Bucharest.  Road closures and the large number of people who will be traveling to Bucharest are expected to cause major traffic delays. Areas that will be affected include (but not limited to) the Patriarchal Palace, the New Orthodox Cathedral of the Nation, the ...
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2019 Romanian Women of Courage Award Ceremony

Women of Courage Awards Ceremony In 2007, the Department of State established the International Women of Courage Award to honor women who exemplified exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for human rights, women’s equality, and social progress – often at great personal risk. Annually, U.S. Embassies around the world nominate one candidate for the State ...
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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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