Skip Global Navigation to Main Content
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation
  • Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington D.C.
July 1, 2015

    Climate Change

    Secretary Kerry (July 1): "Leaders from around the world are signaling loud and clear that taking action to address climate change is a top priority."

  • Preventing Violent Extremism

    Preventing Violent Extremism

    Robert Berschinski (June 30): "We seek to prevent violent extremism, it is in governments' best interest to empower non-governmental organizations and other citizens--youth, women, faith leaders, and victims among them."

    ALSO:  Story
  • Same-Sex Marriage Is A Right

    Same-Sex Marriage Is A Right

    U.S. Supreme Court decision ensuring a nationwide right to same-sex marriage marks a significant milestone on the path to equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Americans. The ruling shows that a shift in hearts and minds is possible, President Obama said.

    ALSO:  Story

Headlines

Regional News

Iraq

IRAQ

Highlights

Remarks

Press Releases

Fact Sheets

 

 

Palestinian TerritoriesPALESTINIAN TERRITORIES

Highlights

Remarks

Press Releases

Fact Sheets

 

Syria

SYRIA

Highlights

Remarks

Press Releases

Fact Sheets


 

Ukraine

UKRAINE 

Highlights

Remarks

Press Releases

Fact Sheets

 

Highlights

  • Ambassador Bass with Syrian students in Gaziantep (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Ambassador John Bass Visits Adana and Gaziantep

    Ambassador John Bass and his spouse Holly Holzer Bass came to Adana for the Independence Day celebration of U.S. Consulate Adana, which took place on June 25, 2015. During the day, they paid a courtesy visit on Adana Governor Mustafa Buyuk, then toured old Adana, where they had the chance to visit the Ramazanoglu Kulliye, which includes a mosque and madrasa, the Buyuk Saat clock tower and the almost 2000-year-old Roman bridge. 

  • U.S. National Anthem (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Independence Day Celebrations

    On June 25, U.S. Consulate Adana hosted the Fourth of July Reception at Adana Sheraton Hotel, to mark the 239th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John Bass and his spouse Holly Holzer Bass with Consul John Espinoza welcomed guests before the official ceremony. The U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard official presentation was followed by Turkish and American national anthems. Consul Espinoza and Ambassador Bass then made their opening remarks respectively. 

  • Consul Espinoza making opening remarks (Consulate Staff Photo)
    DIYouth2015

    The U.S. Consulate in Adana, in partnership with Junior Chamber International-Diyarbakır, sponsored DIYouth 2015, a conference for young people, taking place May 30-31, 2015 in Diyarbakır, Turkey. DIYouth 2015 brought together 150 young people ages 13-17 from across the southeast to Diyarbakir for two days of learning, motivation, and fun, as participants heard about the myriad of possibilities open to them as they go forth to build their futures.  

  • Group Photo with Adana media members (Consulate Staff Photo)
    World Press Freedom Day Reception

    Consul John Espinoza hosted a reception to honor May 3 World Press Freedom Day at his residence. It was a warm, fun evening, with the participation of Consulate Adana's press member contacts. 

  • Yavuz Akyazici Project performance (Consulate Staff Photo)
    World Jazz Day Celebrations with Yavuz Akyazici Project

    U.S. Consulate Adana brought jazz group Yavuz Akyazici Project to Adana Sheraton Hotel on April 30, to celebrate International Jazz Day. The event took place at Sheraton Hotel. Jazz enthusiasts from all over were able to enjoy the musical stylings of Turkish-born, New York-trained Yavuz Akyazici and his band, which is famous for its jazz adaptations of popular Turkish songs of recent years.  

  • Crowds at the concert in Adana during Orange Blossom Festival (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole Band Performs in Southeast Turkey

    4-time Grammy-nominated Creole blues band Cedric Watson and Bijou Creole performed in Southeast Turkey after their programs in Ankara. Mersin, which has an excellent tradition of music, thanks to its international Music Festival held every May, gave the band the opportunity to meet and teach their cultural and musical traditions to local Syrian refugees, at a school event organized by the Syrian Social Gathering NGO. This was followed by a full performance at Mersin’s Yenisehir Cultural Center, in cooperation with Mersin International Music Festival.  More - Embassy Website »

  • Ambassador John Bass at Diyarbakir City Walls (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Ambassador John Bass Visits Diyarbakir

    U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John R. Bass recently paid his first official visit to Diyarbakir, where he and his spouse Ms. Holly Holzer Bass went for the opening of the Southeast Turkey Business Women Summit. During his official visits, the Ambassador met with Diyarbakir Provincial Governor Huseyin Aksoy and Diyarbakir Metropolitan Municipality Co-Mayors Gultan Kisanak and Firat Anli. 

Announcements

  • Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Announcement The Turkish Fulbright Commission will be accepting Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. Deadline for application is Friday, August 21, 2015 untill 17:00.
  • Atlas Corps Professional Fellowship The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6-18 month professional fellowship in the United States.
  • Job Opportunities
    The Human Resources (HR) Office information page provides information about job vacancies at the Consulate and application procedures.

Quick Consular Links

Stay Connected

  • Facebook logo

    U.S. Consulate Adana on Facebook. Click "Like" and join our Facebook page.