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  • Press Statement
Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson
Washington D.C.
March 16, 2015

    Russia's Occupation of Crimea

    Spokesperson Psaki (Mar. 16): "On this one year anniversary of the sham "referendum" in Crimea, held in clear violation of Ukrainian law and the Ukrainian constitution, the United States reiterates its condemnation of a vote that was not voluntary, transparent, or democratic."

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  • The White House Office of the Vice President
March 14, 2015

    Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President

    The White House (Mar. 16) : "Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements of September 2014 and February 2015. "

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  • Remarks
John Kerry Secretary of State Washington D.C., March 12, 2015.

    Road to Paris Climate Series

    Secretary Kerry (Mar. 12): "At the top of the list of energy challenges is climate change. And that is why the Road to Paris series, the very first hosted by the center, is so very important, and I am really delighted to be here and be a part of it."

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  • John Kerry
Secretary of State
Opening Remarks before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Washington D.C.
March 11, 2015

    Use Force Against ISIS

    Secretary Kerry (Mar. 11): "Approval of this resolution would encourage our friends and our partners in the Middle East, it would further energize the members and prospective members of the global coalition that we have assembled to oppose Daesh..."

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  • 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. 

  • Group Photo (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Southeast Turkey Business Women Summit II

    The U.S. Consulate in Adana, in partnership with the Diyarbakir Commodity Exchange’s Women’s Development Group, sponsored the second Southeast Businesswomen’s Summit, where women business leaders from across Turkey’s southeast were invited to come together, learn innovative new methods for growing their business, and get inspired to take on new leadership roles in their communities. 

  • 12 Years A Slave Film Screening (Consulate Staff Photo)
    12 Years A Slave Film Screening

    U.S. Consulate Adana, as part of its Black History Month programming, organized a film screening in cooperation with with Adana's SINEMATEK film discussion club, on February 27th. The film that was chosen was Oscar award winner "12 Years A Slave."  

  • Consul Espinoza giving opening remarks (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Junior Model United Nations (JMUN) @ SEV Tarsus Middle School

    Consul John Espinoza attended the first Junior MUN of the region on February 27, at Tarsus SEV Middle School.  

  • Consul John Espinoza with Adana Metropolitan Mayor Huseyin Sozlu (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Consulate Adana at Cukurova Regional Fair 2015

    U.S. Consulate in Adana had a stand at the 8th annual Cukurova Regional Book Fair. The theme for this year was #America_In_Adana, where American authors and books about America were highlighted. 

  • Amy Dilworth connecting via Skype to the panel discussion (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Saying No To Violence Against Women

    U.S. Consul to Adana John Espinoza gave welcome remarks at the panel discussion “Community Efforts to Combat Domestic Violence,” which took place at Adana Girls’ School on December 10, bringing to a close the 16 Days of Activism to Eliminate Violence Against Women, which had started on November 25... 

  • Ambassador Bass & Mayor Sozlu (Consulate Staff Photo)
    Ambassador Bass Visits Southern Turkey

    The new U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John R. Bass recently traveled to Adana and Gaziantep, looking to learn more about the region and get to know the people in those areas.  

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  • Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) The U.S. Department of State and IREX announce an open competition for a program that will bring outstanding current secondary school, full-time English teachers, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to the U.S. for a professional development opportunity. Application Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Professional Fellows Program (PFP) - 2015 The Legislative Cohort of Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the U.S. State Department, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and initiated in 2005 under the auspices of the Legislative Education and Practice (LEAP) program. Young professionals from Turkey will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in, and exposure to, United States government. The deadline for application is April 15, 2015. 
  • 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.