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Attention Norwegian Entrepreneurs: Apply for the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative!

The Young Transatlantic Innovative Leaders Initiative Fellowship Launched in 2016, the Young Transatlantic Innovative Leaders Initiative Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) of the U.S. Department of State. The program is supported by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). The YTILI Fellowship program empowers young ...
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An Evening with the Ambassador and the American Citizen Services unit in Kristiansand

On November 13, 2018, Ambassador Kenneth J. Braithwaite met with approximately 70 U.S. citizens at the International School in Kristiansand.  The Embassy’s American Citizen Services unit hosted an informal event titled An Evening with the Ambassador, in order to provide a forum for Americans in Norway to come together to meet Ambassador Braithwaite and to share information, ...
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Apply Now: Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute for Youth 2019

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the U.S. Embassy in Oslo are pleased to announce a four-week summer institute for young Europeans and Americans, called the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows (BFTF) Summer Institute. The institute intends to foster relationships among the younger generations of Europeans and Americans to promote awareness of shared values in light ...
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Ambassador Braithwaite Commemorates World War II Mission in Norway: “Operation Leader”

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of “Operation Leader”, Ambassador Braithwaite visited the Aviation and War History Museums in Bodø. Operation Leader Operation Leader was a successful and strategically significant maritime operation, in which the United States Navy together with the British Royal Navy, supported by Norwegian intelligence, launched an attack on enemy shipping in ...
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