Women’s Creative Writing Mentorship Project

Working in collaboration with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, this project of the University of Iowa focuses on mentorship between young, emerging female writers, and female International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency alumni. The IWP has invited 8 mentors to collaborate on this project. Each of these 8 mentors will be assigned 2 ...
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IDB Invest and OPIC Launch First Gender Lens Investment Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean

For Immediate Release October 2, 2018 Buenos Aires – IDB Invest, the private sector institution of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced today an alliance for the creation of the first gender-focused fund for Latin America and the Caribbean for up ...
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USAID Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator Michelle Bekkering Travels to Argentina

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Office of Press Relations For Immediate Release September 28, 2018 MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education, and Environment Michelle Bekkering will lead the U.S. Government Delegation to the 2018 Women 20 (W20) Summit. The Summit will ...
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Argentine Entrepreneurs selected for the YLAI Professional Fellows Program

The Embassy is proud to announce that 10 young Argentine leaders have been selected for the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program. The program will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States in September/October to help them augment their business or social venture plans, learn from U.S. ...
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EducationUSA University Fair

EducationUSA network will host its annual University Fair to promote study programs at universities in the United States. Representatives from 30 universities will offer sessions on undergraduate careers, postgraduate studies, intensive English courses, scholarships, international exams, student visas, admission processes, and types of financial aid available for international students. The Fair will take place on ...
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Michael Kratsios to Lead US Delegation at G20 Digital Economy Ministerial in Argentina

Michael Kratsios, Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology Policy, will travel to Salta, Argentina, August 23-24 to attend the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meetings. There, he will advance key digital economy issues such as promoting emerging technologies, encouraging entrepreneurship, preparing for the jobs of the future, expanding broadband connectivity, and promoting the free flow ...
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Secretary Mattis travels to South America

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis embarks Sunday, Aug. 12 on his first trip to South America while leading the Department of Defense. The White House declared 2018 the “Year of the Americas,” and the Secretary’s trip underscores the Department’s strong defense ties with Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia. These relationships are critical to a ...
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ABLA 2018

ABLA, Association of Bi-National Centers of Latin America, will hold its biennial convention from August 13 to 17 in Buenos Aires, hosted by ICANA, the Argentine-American Cultural Institute , and sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and the Department of State. Bi-National centers are nonprofit organizations whose main objective is to promote mutual understanding between the people in the host country ...
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Advanced Certification for English Language Teaching (ACE) Program

U.S. Embassy in Argentina – University of Oregon Call for Applications 2018-19 Academic Year APPLICATION: CLOSED Overview The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is pleased to invite current Argentine certified English Language Teacher (ELT) professionals (e.g., teachers, teacher trainers, program administrators) to apply for the Advanced Certification for English Language Teaching (ACE) online training program with University of ...
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Secretary Perdue to Travel to Argentina

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to Buenos Aires from July 27th to July 29th to participate in the G20 Meetings of Agriculture Ministers. While at the G20, Secretary Perdue will discuss important issues facing agriculture around the world and engage in policy dialogues with his counterparts. The Secretary will also participate in ...
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Houston Trade Mission to Argentina

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership will lead a trade and investment mission to Argentina from July 18 to July 20. The mission will focus on promoting Houston’s advantages for investment and trade and enhancing key government and business relationships between the Houston region and Argentina. Targeted business sectors include energy, trade and ...
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The Embassy celebrates the 242nd Anniversary of the United States Independence

Ambassador Edward Prado hosted a reception yesterday at the Bosch Palace to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the declaration of U.S. Independence. The reception also kicked off the celebration of Bosch Palace’s centennial. Government representatives; members of the diplomatic corps; business, academic and cultural leaders; journalists; members of the Armed Forces, and distinguished representatives of ...
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Secretary Perry participates in G20 energy meeting

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is visitng Argentina from June 14 to 16 leading the United States delegation to the G20 Meeting of Energy Ministers in Bariloche. The G20 leaders in energy policy will discuss public policies to help promote transitions towards more flexible, more transparent and cleaner energy systems. Secretary Perry will participate in ministerial ...
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Joint Statement of President Trump of the United States and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit

Issued on: June 12, 2018 President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth, ...
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U.S. Army Cadets participate in Leadership Program in Argentina

U.S. Army cadets from the Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) are participating in a Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program (CULP) in Argentina for several weeks in June.  In partnership with cadets from the Argentine Military Academy (Colegio Militar de la Nacion), 32 U.S. cadets will spend their time immersed in Argentine culture, learning Spanish, and ...
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U.S. Embassy in Argentina Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

Mendoza 8-9, 2018 The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 250 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place in AMICANA Binational Center and at the Colegio Nacional ...
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Amcham celebrates 100th anniversary

The American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2018. As árt of the celebrations, Amcham Argentina organized the “Business Future of the Americas” forum on may 21, with support from the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACLA) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ambassador Edward Prado delivered remarks at the event, highlighting ...
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Deputy Secretary John Sullivan leads US delegation to G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE May 17, 2018 Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina from May 20-21 to lead the U.S. delegation to the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. The G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting offers an opportunity for foreign ministers to ...
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Ambassador Prado submits credentials to President Macri

May 16, 2018 United States Ambassador to Argentina, Edward C. Prado, officially submitted his credentials to Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri on May 15th at the Olivos presidential residence. Ambassador Prado said the meeting was excellent and highlighted the close ties between the U.S. and Argentina. After the encounter, Ambassador Prado headed to San Martin Square ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2018 President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Mauricio Macri to reinforce the strong partnership between the United States and Argentina. President Trump expressed strong support for President Macri’s efforts to transform Argentina’s economy, and the two leaders underscored the need ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 The United States supports the economic reform program of President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, which is market-oriented, growth-focused, and has improved Argentina’s future. President Macri has the right vision for the Argentine economy and has made important strides toward modernizing the ...
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The U.S. to participate in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics

The United States will participate in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics 2018 to be hosted on October 6 to 8. The U.S. team will compete in the following sports: archery, basketball, cycling, equestrian, rowing, sport climbing, sailing and table tennis. Of the 3,992 participants, 21 will be U.S. athletes. With a total of 43 medals ...
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National Parks Week

For one week each April, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation , the official charity of America’s national parks, join to celebrate America’s treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and #FindYourPark! It will be celebrated from April 21 to 29, and it also coincides with Earth ...
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Alabama Trade Mission visits Argentina

Alabama’s Secretary of Commerce, Greg Canfield, will lead a 18-member trade mission from the State of Alabama that will visit Argentina from April 14 to 17. The mission includes officials from the Alabama Department of Commerce and Alabama’s Port Authority, as well as representatives of Chambers of Commerce and companies from a variety of sectors ...
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OPIC announces renewed commitment to Latin America

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is a self-sustaining U.S. Government agency that helps American businesses invest in emerging markets. Established in 1971, OPIC provides businesses with financing, political risk insurance, advocacy, and support for private equity investment funds, when commercial funding cannot be obtained elsewhere. By partnering with private equity investment fund managers, OPIC ...
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G20 – Education

The Education Working Group (Grupo de Trabajo sobre Educación- GTE) will meet on April 12-13, June 11-12, and September 3-4, ending with a Ministerial Meeting on September 5. The GTE will also hold joint sessions with the Employment Working Group. Coordinated by Argentina’s Ministry of Education, the GTE will address two main themes: “Future Skills ...
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USA Day at the Book Fair

The Embassy will celebrate USA Day at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair with an enticing performance by the Argentina Gospel Choir and a repertoire that promises to fill the room with joy from the stage to the very last row on Sunday, May 6 at 8:30 p.m. in the José Hernández Room, Red Pavilion. ...
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Richard Ford in the Book Fair

Richard Ford, Pulitzer Prize and Princess of Asturias Award winner will be among the American writers especially invited by the Embassy to present at the 44th Edition of the Buenos Aires International Book Fair. Ford’s presentation will take place on Saturday, April 28 in the Julio Cortázar Room, Yellow Pavilion. He will be interviewed by ...
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Embassy Community Welcomes New English Language Fellow, Anna McCourt

The Embassy welcomes its newest English Language Fellow, Ms. Anna McCourt, to Argentina. Ms. McCourt will be hosted for ten months at ISICANA the binational center in Salta. The English Language Fellow program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, and it is designed to provide consultation, training ...
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Sec. Tillerson To Travel to Austin, Mexico City, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, Lima, Bogotá, and Kingston

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 26, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Austin, Texas, and then to Mexico City, Mexico; Bariloche and Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Perú; Bogotá, Colombia; and Kingston, Jamaica on February 1-7. The Secretary will engage with regional partners to promote a safe, prosperous, ...
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USTR Robert Lighthizer Statement on the Conclusion of the WTO Ministerial Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2017 Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today issued the following statement on the conclusion of the 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina: “The United States expresses its deep appreciation to the Government and people of Argentina for the exceptional ...
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The U.S. Embassy Supports Science Projects from Argentine Schools

The Embassy of the United States in Argentina is pleased to announce the list of public schools selected to receive grants under the “Ecoalumnos” Program. “Ecoalumnos” — sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with Argentina’s Ministry of Education – seeks to provide inspiration and training to youth by supporting science projects with a social ...
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WTO Ministerial in Argentina

Argentina will be the first South American country to host the WTO Ministerial Conference where ministers and representatives from 164 countries, including the United States will meet to discuss trade issues.  USTR Robert Lighthizer will lead the U.S. delegation visiting Buenos Aires on December 10-14. The United States is the largest source of foreign investment ...
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Argentina hosts international meeting on nuclear disarmament verification

From November 20 to December 2, Argentina will host the 5th plenary meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV). The IPNDV, established by the United States through a public-private partnership with the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), aims at identifying potential tools and technologies that will be needed to support future nuclear disarmament verification efforts. The IPNDV channels expertise ...
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Visit of Daniel K. Ewell

Daniel K. Ewell, Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator, visited Argentina on November 19-21 to participate in the ALTA Airlines Leaders Forum, the Latin American and Caribbean airlines annual meeting. He also met with his civil aviation counterparts from Latin America. Daniel K. Elwell Deputy Administrator Elwell previously served at the FAA as the Assistant Administrator ...
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Visit of Richard Glenn

Richard Glenn, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the Department of State, visited Argentina last week to engage with Government of Argentina officials on strengthening our partnership and collaboration on law enforcement and security cooperation. Bilateral collaboration includes training for law enforcement agencies to improve ...
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St. Louis Trade Mission to Argentina

A trade mission from St. Louis, Missouri, will travel to Argentina on from November 4 to 11. The delegation will meet with public and private sector leaders to explore new business and investment opportunities between St Louis and Argentina in the agricultural technology area. The delegation also includes representatives from several St. Louis universities seeking ...
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Visit of Acting Assistant Attorney General Ken Blanco

Kenneth Blanco, Acting Assistant Attorney General, United States Department of Justice, will be in Argentina on November 5-8  to lead the U.S. delegation to the Bilateral Dialogue on Illicit Finance (AUDIF).  In 2016, the Argentine and U.S. governments created the Argentine-U.S. dialogue on Illicit Finance.  The first meeting of the dialogue was held in Buenos ...
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Readout of President Trump’s Call with President Macri of Argentina

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2017 President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina to express condolences on behalf of the American people for the loss of Argentine lives in the New York terror attack. President Trump underscored his full support of the ...
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Argentine Entrepreneurs Attend Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around the world. GES 2017 will create an environment that empowers innovators, particularly women, to take their ideas to the next level. Through two and a half days of networking, mentoring, and workshops, GES empowers entrepreneurs ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports the Annual Argentina TESOL Spelling Bee

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, students of English from around the country converged on Buenos Aires for the 6th Annual Argentina TESOL Spelling Bee.  Board members of the Argentina Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL), all of whom are prominent educators along with U.S. Embassy Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, Dr. Naydeen Gonzalez ...
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A NASA Mission Arrives in Ushuaia for Antarctic Exploration Flights

October 30, 2017 Scientists with NASA’s IceBridge mission travelled to Tierra del Fuego to carry out a set of research flights over Antarctica.  This is the first time, the IceBridge program, designed to study and understand the behavior of glaciers and ice shelves will be based in Argentina. On October 25, a P-3 aircraft landed ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on International Day of the Girl

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 11, 2017 On the International Day of the Girl, we recognize how girlhood shapes the lives of all women, and we promote the empowerment of more than 1 billion young girls growing up around the world… FULL TEXT
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The Next Generation of Youth Leaders in Argentina

Sixty (60) Access English Microscholarship Program students gathered in Santa Fe on September 30, 2017 for a series of TEDTalk-style presentations by four of U.S. exchange program’s alumni aimed at motivating increased participation by the students in additional cultural exchange with the United States.  The program alumni noted the profound impact their programs had on ...
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The U.S. Responds to Unprecedented Humanitarian Needs Worldwide

The U.S. responds to some truly unprecedented humanitarian needs worldwide, from the earthquake in Mexico this week, and the near famine in South Sudan. USAID has deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to Mexico in response to urgent humanitarian needs. The death toll from the magnitude 7.1 earthquake has risen over 200.  Over 60 ...
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Remarks by Vice President Mike Pence to the United Nations Security Council

The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release September 20, 2017 Security Council Chamber 11:16 A.M.  EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Mr. President, Chairperson Faki, President Ramos-Horta, distinguished members of the Security Council, it’s a great honor to be with you today in the midst of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly… FULL TEXT
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting

On September 21 and 22, 2017, ATICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Tucuman, hosted the 37th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two-day annual encounter.  Counselor for Public Affairs Silvio Gonzalez and Regional Public Engagement Specialist, Carol Brey participated in the opening ceremony and delivered presentations ...
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State Department and USAID Employees Respond to Hurricane Irma

By Heather Nauert on September 10, 2017 I awoke this morning saddened by the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and concerned for those in Florida and the southeastern United States who will be affected by this storm. Our condolences are with those who have lost so much, including their loved ones, from the destruction ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 11, 2017, as Patriot Day

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On Patriot Day, we honor the nearly 3,000 innocent lives taken from us on September 11, 2001, and all of those who so nobly aided their fellow citizens in America’s time of need.  We rededicate ourselves to the ideals that define our country and ...
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NASA Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas Summit: September 3-8, 2017

When Natural Disasters Strike, NASA Brings the Power of Space The NASA Earth Science Disaster’s Program it’s a program that started quietly nearly a decade ago with the promise to save lives and property around the world. What if the huge amount of global environmental data streaming down every day from NASA’s fleet of Earth-orbiting satellites could be harnessed to ...
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Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction Summit

The Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas (DRRA) Summit  will be held September 3-8 in Buenos Aires, with the participation of NASA Disaster Program , Argentina´s National Commission for Space Activities, and international organizations working on terrestrial observations and disaster management. The Summit will be a unique opportunity to strengthen the region´s  collective ability to meet the multiple challenges of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the ...
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EducationUSA University Fair

EducationUSA network hosted its 15th Edition of the Annual University Fair to promote study programs at universities in the United States.  Representatives from 17 universities offered sessions on undergraduate careers, postgraduate studies, intensive English courses, academic and sports scholarships, international exams, student visas, admission processes, and types of financial aid available for international students. Some ...
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Visit of NASA Scientist

Dr. Sandra Cauffman, Deputy Director for the Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate at NASA, will visit Buenos Aires September 3-7.  She will attend and give plenary remarks at the conference “Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas: A Regional Summit on the Contribution of Earth Observations”   She will also meet with Argentine counterparts at the Argentine Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation and the National Commission on Air ...
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Argentine Entrepreneurs selected for the YLAI Professional Fellows Program

The Embassy is proud to announce the 2017 cohort from Argentina for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.  The five-week program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States to augment their business ...
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United States donation of border security equipment to Argentina’s Customs Office

With the support of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Export Control and Related Border Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) donated equipment that will enhance the ability of Argentina’s customs and border officials to screen vehicles and cargo for potentially dangerous substances. CBP officials delivered to their Argentine counterparts one Contraband Inspection ...
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Embassy and SURICANA Host the Annual Meeting of Binational Center Academic Directors

The 17th annual Argentine Binational Center Academic Directors meeting was hosted by SURICANA in San Rafael, Mendoza on June 22-23, 2017. During this two day event, participants from 12 of the 13 Argentine Binational Centers shared best practices, exchanged ideas, and discussed challenges they face as English language administrators in the BNCs.  Participants were joined ...
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Direct Line: US companies interested in Argentina’s transportation projects

There are many opportunities for U.S. companies to help Argentina build high-quality infrastructure.  The Embassy organized a conference gathering the Argentine Government and U.S. companies to facilitate information-sharing and direct engagement to respond to questions about projects and bidding processes in Argentina. Under the U.S. State Department Direct Line Program, the Embassy brought together Argentina’s ...
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2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC June 7, 2017 In recognition of LGBTI Month, the Department of State affirms its solidarity with the human rights defenders and civil society organizations working around the world to uphold the fundamental freedoms of LGBTI persons to live with dignity and freedom… FULL TEXT
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Visit of Florida Governor

Florida Governor Rick Scott will lead a 60-member mission to Argentina April 23-26.  He will be accompanied by his wife, First Lady of Florida Ann Scott and a large delegation of State of Florida officials (Mayors, Economic Development Offices, Port officials, Utilities) and 15 Florida companies. The Governor will meet with counterparts in the Government ...
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Dr. Karen Lips visits Argentina

Dr. Karen Lips is a Jefferson Science Fellow at the U.S. Department of State focused on making science more accessible to the public. She is also a  Professor of Biology and Director of the Graduate Program in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Lips will visit Argentina on ...
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Young Leader Amira Odeh Visits Argentina

The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is pleased to announce the visit of United States environmental young leader Amira Odeh.  Graduated with a degree in Geography from the University of Puerto Rico, Ms. Odeh has been involved with environmental community efforts, environmental education, activism and leadership for the past 10 years.  She will visit the provinces ...
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Laur Hesse Fisher of MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence Visits Argentina

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the visit of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) research scientist Laur Hesse Fisher to Argentina from April 3 to 7, 2017. Ms. Hesse Fisher manages Climate CoLab, a project housed within MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence which harnesses the contributions of thousands of people to help address problems ...
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#BeBoldforChange – Stories of Argentine Women

In celebration of Women´s History Month and Women´s Day, we are sharing a series of profiles of Argentine women that actively work for the advancement of women, and have participated in Embassy´s exchange programs. Profiles in Courage: Fabiana Tuñez, Defender of Women By William and Marco Oswald “Since I was a young girl, my mother ...
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#BeBoldforChange – Stories of Argentine Women

In celebration of Women´s History Month and Women´s Day, we are sharing a series of profiles of Argentine women that actively work for the advancement of women, and have participated in Embassy´s exchange programs. Romina Gleria By Morgan Swanson Charging ahead with a multifaceted life of entrepreneurship, networking, advising, and family, Romina Gleria, CEO and ...
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#BeBoldforChange – Stories of Argentine Women

In celebration of Women´s History Month and Women´s Day, we are sharing a series of profiles of Argentine women that actively work for the advancement of women, and have participated in Embassy´s exchange programs. Angelica Carrizo Bonetto By Morgan Swanson Connecting worlds—of business and government, social and geographical, past and future—is what motivates Angelica Carrizo ...
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#BeBoldforChange – Stories of Argentine Women

In celebration of Women´s History Month and Women´s Day, we are sharing a series of profiles of Argentine women that actively work for the advancement of women, and have participated in Embassy´s exchange programs. Soledad Planes By Morgan Swanson Soledad Planes is an agent for change who is shifting perceptions about gender equality, one person ...
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New tax information exchange agreement between the U.S. & Argentina

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR RELEASE:  December 23, 2016 U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY JACOB J. LEW ON NEW TAX INFORMATION EXCHANGE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND ARGENTINA WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury released a statement following the signing of a new tax information exchange agreement between the United States ...
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Argentine Government Memorial honoring Patricia Derian

Ambassador Noah Mamet participated on December 12 in a ceremony organized by the Government of Argentina to honor Patricia Derian at the National Archive of Memory. Argentina´s Undersecretary for Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism Claudio Avruj led the ceremony. Journalist Robert Cox, former editor of the Buenos Aires herald, was also in attendance. During the ...
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Georgia Guard Announces State Partnership with Argentina

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Ga., Nov. 10, 2016 – The Georgia National Guard has been selected as the U.S. partner for the Republic of Argentina as part of the Department of Defense State Partnership Program (SPP). “The State Partnership Program allows us to leverage the deep and trusting ties the National Guard has built ...
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FACT SHEET: Argentina Declassification Project

President Obama announced during his March 2016 visit to Argentina that the United States would embark on a comprehensive effort to identify additional records related to human rights abuses committed under Argentina’s dictatorship.  In a ceremony to commemorate the victims of the dictatorship at the Parque de la Memoria in Buenos Aires, President Obama said, ...
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Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

The Embassy hosted the first “Entrepreneur of the Year” Awards Ceremony on December 7th at Palacio Bosch, in collaboration with four institutional partners in Argentina:  the national Ministry of Production, the Ministry of Modernization for the City of Buenos Aires, Endeavor and Vital Voices. “The impetus for this event was to honor and foster the ...
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English Access Participants in an English immersion camp in Cordoba

For three days in November, 80 high school students attending the Access Scholarship Program attended an English immersion camp in Rio Ceballos, Córdoba.  The program, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Argentina also featured 10 alumni of the Youth Ambassadors Program who volunteered at the camp.  All participants had the opportunity to strengthen their English ...
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Visit of Robert Pittenger and Daniel Glaser

Rep. Robert Pittenger ( R-NC), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, will visit Argentina on November 21 as a co-organizer of the 1st Regional Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Forum with the House of Representatives of the Republic of Argentina and the Argentine Financial Intelligence Unit.  Daniel Glaser, ...
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Remarks at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations

John Kerry Secretary of State Marrakech, Morocco November 16, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you so much, everybody. I apologize for being a few moments late. There was a fire and then there was some traffic backed up, and so here I am and here are you, and thank you for being here… Full Text
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Fulbright Argentina: 60th Anniversary

The Fulbright Commission celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Argentina. Over the last 60 years, the Fulbright Commission, its Board members, and Fulbrighters from Argentina and the United States have truly changed the way we interact between our countries. Senator J. William Fulbright, who founded the program and in whose honor it ...
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Visit of William Baer and Luis Arreaga

William J. Baer, Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General, US Department of Justice, and Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the Department of State, will visit Argentina on November 14-17, to participate in the Second International Conference on Access to Legal Aid ...
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Visit of Secretary of Labor Perez

Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor, visited Argentina on November 11-15. During his visit, secretary Perez met with  Argentine government officials, union leaders, higher education institutions and civil society organizations to discuss opportunities for bilateral cooperation and present initiatives related to employment and training. Secretary Perez also announced the Department of Labor has awarded 3 ...
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting

On October 26 and 27, 2016, ISICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Salta, hosted the 36th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two day annual encounter.  Counselor for Public Affairs Thomas Mesa participated in the opening ceremony and delivered a presentation to participants. This gathering enabled ...
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Macon Phillips Visit

Macon Phillips, Coordinator of the Bureau of International Information Programs, is traveling to Argentina on November 1-4 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina. During his visit, he will also meet with officials at the government of City of Buenos Aires, and Argentina’s YLAI (Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative) network members. Macon ...
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Visit of Edward McGinnis

Edward McGinnis is Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Nuclear Energy Policy and Cooperation at the U.S. Department of Energy. He will lead a delegation to participate in the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) Latin American Nuclear Energy Stakeholders Conference from 25-27 October.  The IFNEC Conference is hosted by the Government of Argentina and ...
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Eisenhower Day of Fellowship

Eisenhower Fellows from Argentina celebrated the annual Eisenhower Day of Fellowship on October 18 at ICANA. Almost 60 Argentines have participated in the program since 1957, and many of them were present at the event. Public Affairs Officer Thomas Mesa congratulated Fellows for their dedication and commitment to improving international relations, and bringing home new ...
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The Bosch Palace Opens to the Public

On Saturday, October 15, the Bosch Palace –residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Argentina— opened its doors for the first time to the general public as part of the free guided tours initiative called “Rincones de Buenos Aires.”   The initiative is part of the Open Embassies Program sponsored by the Government of the City of ...
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Visit of Brigadier General Rock

Brigadier General Paul J. Rock, Director of Strategy, Policy, & Plans (J5) of the United States Southern Command, will visit Argentina on October 18-21.  Brigadier General Rock will meet with  the Ambassador and Embassy officers, and Argentine government officials to discuss security cooperation and peacekeeping operations Paul J. Rock Jr. Bio Brigadier General, USMC Director ...
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Iowa State Trade Mission

Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will lead a state trade mission that will visit Argentina on October 2-6. The delegation will meet with public and private sector leaders to explore new business and investment opportunities between Iowa and Argentina. Kimberly K. Reynolds Bio Kim Reynolds, a former state senator and county treasurer, serves as Iowa’s ...
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Remarks by U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew at Meeting with Argentine Finance Minister Prat-Gay

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 26, 2016 BUENOS AIRES – I would like to thank President Macri and my friend and colleague Minister Prat-Gay for hosting me today. As you know, this is the first visit by a U.S. Treasury Secretary to Argentina since 2002, and I am grateful ...
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Voting Day

American citizens residing in Argentina participated in a voting event organized by the American Citizen Services unit at the Embassy. Hundreds of Americans had the opportunity to register to vote, request absentee ballots, and/or cast their votes with the assistance of Consular staff.  “By voting here today, you have exercised your most important right as ...
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Arts scholarship Program

The Fulbright Commision and the National Arts Fund of Argentina signed an agreement to relaunch scholarships for Argentine artists to travel for three to six months’ study in the United States. The agreement provides for five scholarships; the artists will travel in 2017. The categories of artistic endeavor covered by this agreement are architecture, cinema, ...
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Visit of Treasury Secretary Lew

  Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew  visited Argentina on September 26, as part of a trip that included visits to Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, in order to meet his official counterparts and private sector leaders to discuss policies to promote shared growth and stability, combating money laundering and the advance of G-20 priorities in ...
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Visit of Ambassador Susan Jacobs

Ambassador Susan Jacobs, Special Advisor for Children’s Issues, will travel to Argentina September 22-24 to meet with officials of the Argentine government and the Hague Permanent Bureau.  Ambassador Jacobs will focus on cooperation between the two nations as relates to the well-being of children, and will also participate in a Voting Event for U.S. citizens ...
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Bilateral Collaborative Effort on Agricultural Statistics

Buenos Aires, Argentina – On September 19-23, the Argentine Ministry of Agro-Industry welcomed two experts from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) as part of an initiative to encourage greater cooperation on agricultural statistics. As agricultural powerhouses, the United States and Argentina are united in their mission to ensure ...
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Visit of Ambassador Thorne

Ambassador David H. Thorne, Senior Advisor to Secretary of State John Kerry, traveled to Argentina on Septermber 14-15 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina and to participate in the Argentina Business and Investment Forum. During his visit, Ambassador Thorne met with senior officials at the Finance Ministry and production Ministry, and participated ...
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Visit of ExIm Bank Chairman

Chairman of the Export Import Bank Fred Hochberg visited Argentina September 13 – 15 to participate in the Argentine Business and Investment Forum . While in Argentina, he met with Argentine government officials at the Ministries of Finance, Production, Energy, and Transportation as well as with the Presidency. He also met with CEOs of various U.S. companies participating in the ...
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2016 Global Sports Mentoring Program

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Tom Cooney met with Argentina’s 2016 Global Sports Mentoring Program participant, Martina Bartolucci, who will travel to the United States in October for this program, a public-private partnership supported by the Sports Diplomacy division at the Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau of the United States Department of State, the University of Tennessee, ...
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Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows

The Embassy is proud to announce the inaugural class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows. President Obama launched YLAI last year to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society innovators in Latin America and the Caribbean.  Following a successful Pilot Program in February-March, 2016, that included two Argentine participants , ten young entrepreneurs from Argentina will ...
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on the First Class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows

Today, the White House is proud to announce the inaugural class of Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows. President Obama launched YLAI last year to expand opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs and civil society innovators in Latin America and the Caribbean. The inaugural YLAI class brings 250 promising young business and social entrepreneurs from ...
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Argentina – US Ocean Science Meeting

Close to 200 researchers from various scientific disciplines will gather to discuss current and future partnerships between Argentina and the United States as part of the “Argentina-US Ocean Science Meeting” to be held August 23-27 in Mar del Plata. The meeting, which aims to strengthen cooperation between researchers, governments and academic institutions of both countries, ...
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Assistant Secretary Rose Visit

Frank Rose, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance, traveled to Argentina on August 18-19 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  During his visit, he met with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, Defense Ministry, and CONAE to discuss opportunities for bilateral and global cooperation. Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose Bio ...
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General Chinn visit

Major General Chinn, Commander of United States Army South, visited Argentina Aug 10-13, 2016.  Major General Chinn met with the Ambassador and Embassy officers, the Chief of Army (General de Division Diego Luis Suñer), and visited the Colegio Militar. He also traveled to Neuquén to visit the 10th Infantry Regiment and the 6th Mountain Company. ...
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Argentina Declassification Project: Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 8, 2016 President Obama announced during his March 2016 visit to Argentina that the United States would embark on a comprehensive effort to identify additional records related to human rights abuses committed under Argentina’s dictatorship. … Full Text
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Argentina Declassification Project

August 8, 2016 During his landmark visit to Argentina in March, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. government would declassify records relating to human rights abuses under Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship. At a ceremony commemorating the victims of these human rights abuses, held on the 40th anniversary of the 1976 coup d’état, the President committed ...
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Joint Statement from the U.S.-Argentina High-Level Dialogue

Joint Statement Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 4, 2016 Today, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra launched in Buenos Aires a High-Level Dialogue (HLD) to strengthen a bilateral partnership that is rooted in common values, principles, and interests. They agreed that the HLD will aim to ...
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Visit of US government communications officials

Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, and Thomas Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, visited Argentina on August 9-10, 2016 for the launch of the U.S.-Argentina Digital Economy Working Group. During the visit, Ambassador Sepulveda and Chairman Wheeler met with Argentine government officials and Argentina and U.S. business ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry Visit Argentina

Secretary of State John Kerry visited Argentina on August 4. Secretary Kerry met with President Mauricio Macri, Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and other officials of the Argentine government. Secretary of State John Kerry Bio On February 1, 2013, John Forbes Kerry was sworn in as the 68th secretary of state of the United States, becoming ...
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ELF Tylie Cramer participated in the SHARE Convention

July 28-29, 2016 Current English Language Fellow Tylie Cramer participated in the annual SHARE Convention for teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Buenos Aires on July 28-29, 2016. She led a semi-plenary session on “Mobile Application Language Learning” (MALL), attended by approximately 350 English teachers and advanced students. The presentation focused on the ...
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Argentine and U.S. scientists work in Santa Fe to develop new, low-environmental-impact polymers

Plastics are everywhere! Indeed, the very ubiquity of polymeric materials –plastics! may obscure the fact that they don’t occur naturally, but rather are made, in almost all cases, from petroleum. And as miraculous as they may seem, they suffer from numerous disadvantages: in addition to being derived from non-renewable sources, many are toxic, while others, ...
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Visit of Ira N. Forman

Ira N. Forman, United States Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism will visit Buenos Aires July 16-19.  While in Argentina, Special Envoy Forman will attend the Global Anti-Semitism Forum to be held on July 17-18, and will also meet with government officials and representatives from various religious faiths to discuss the general environment for ...
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Argentine University Students Travel to the US for “English for Science” Program

A group of ten university students traveled to the United States on Friday, July 8 to participate in the program “English for Science,” a four-week intensive English immersion program at the University of Texas at Austin.  All participants are outstanding science students from different public universities. Ambassador Noah Mamet met with the group at the ...
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Visit of Admiral Kurt W. Tidd

Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Commander of United States Southern Command, is visiting Argentina June 27-29, 2016.  Admiral Tidd will meet with the Ambassador and Embassy officers, the Minister of Defense (Minister Julio Cesar Martinez), the Argentine Joint Staff, and pay a visit to the Agrupacion de Ingenieros 601 to tour the facilities and meet with ...
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Dr. Jill Biden Travels to Buenos Aires and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina to Highlight Girls’ Education and Women’s Empowerment

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2016 Dr. Jill Biden Travels to Buenos Aires and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina to Highlight Girls’ Education and Women’s Empowerment Wednesday, June 22—Saturday, June 25, 2016 Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina as part of her four-country visit ...
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Visit of Michele Bond

Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond will visit Argentina on June 5-8. Michele Thoren Bond Assistant Secretary Bureau of Consular Affairs August 2015 to Present Michele Thoren Bond was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs on August 10, 2015.  As Assistant Secretary, Ambassador Bond leads a team of 13,000 ...
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Dr. Jill Biden to Travel to Central and South America

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2016 JILL BIDEN TO TRAVEL TO CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Nicaragua, Peru, Argentina and Panama from June 19 through June 27, 2016, where she will engage government and civil society partners on issues related to economic ...
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Visit of Stefan Selig

Under Secretary Stefan Selig will travel to Argentina May 23-25 to advance the agenda for the newly created U.S.-Argentina Commercial Dialogue. The Commercial Dialogue aims to strengthen the trade relationship between the U.S. and Argentine governments by removing impediments to, and promoting increased bilateral trade and investment between our two countries. The Dialogue will engage ...
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Visit of Leslie R. Caldwell

Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, Department of Justice, traveled to Argentina on May 15-18 to meet with Argentine government officials. During her visit, Mrs. Caldwell met with high level officials from the Ministry of Security, the Ministry of Justice, the Supreme Court, and the Financial Investigations Unit to discuss opportunities ...
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The Embassy Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 450 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place at the Escuela Normal Juan Gregorio Pujol, in Corrientes on May 13 ...
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Embassy 2016 Presidential Elections Speaker Series Begins

Adryana Boyne, consultant, analyst, strategist on public policy, politics, business marketing, and Hispanic issues, and Alejandra Salinas, former National President of the College Democrats of America, the official youth outreach arm of the Democratic Party, visited Buenos Aires from May 2 to May 6. The Embassy worked with the United States Chair of San Andres ...
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Trade and Investment Mission to California

Ambassador Noah Mamet lead a trade and investment mission to the state of California, integrated by Argentine businessmen and government officials. The delegation visited companies and universities in Los Angeles. Silicon Valley and San Francisco. It is the first time the US Embassy in Argentina organizes a trade mission of this kind. INVAP, YPF Tecnología, ...
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English@ the Embassy

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 the U.S. Embassy in Argentina hosted an event called “English @ the Embassy”. One hundred and twenty students, ages 13 to 15 with intermediate English language levels, and their teachers from six different schools from the city and greater Buenos Aires attended.  During the event, audiences had the opportunity to ...
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Visit of William Brownfield

William Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is traveling to Argentina on April 28-29 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina. During his visit, he will meet with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, Security Ministry, SEDRONAR, and the Presidency to discuss opportunities for bilateral cooperation on ...
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Park cleanup to celebrate Earth Day

On Earth Day, April 22, 2016, the Environment, Science, Technology and Health section and Embassy community volunteers assisted Park Rangers to clean up the nature reserve Parque Natural Municipal Ribera Norte. School-age and grown-up volunteers helped haul almost 30 bags of trash that washed up on the banks of the Rio de la Plata after ...
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Maria Contreras-Sweet Visits Argentina

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Association, will visit Buenos Aires April 26-28, 2016. Following on the March visit of President Obama to Argentina, Ms. Contreras-Sweet will fulfill one of the pledges President Obama made – to sign an MOU and begin technical consultation on small business and entrepreneurship promotion.   She will ...
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The Embassy at the 42nd International Buenos Aires Book Fair

The Embassy of the United Sates was present once more at the 42nd Buenos Aires International Book Fair with a rich program of activities. This year, our theme was “Creativity and the Creative Process”. Our booth featured a collection of books covering the broad spectrum of creation from arts to technology, for adults and kids. ...
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Visit of Undersecretary Gottemoeller

Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, will travel to Argentina on April 14-15 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  During her visit, she will meet with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, Defense Ministry, and Presidential Palace to discuss opportunities for bilateral and global cooperation.  Under ...
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US Congress Delegation Visits Argentina

A delegation from the United States Congress visited Argentina on April 8. The delegation was led by Representative Michael Fitzpatrick, a member of the Republican Party from the state of Pennsylvania. The delegation met with individuals and organizations in the Argentine government to deepen our bilateral dialogue on combating money laundering and terror financing throughout ...
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U.S. and Argentina Sign Joint Statement on Security Cooperation and Travel Facilitation

March 23, 2016 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – US Ambassador Mamet and FM Malcorra (in the presence of Argentine Ministry of Security and Ministry of Interior, Public Works, and Housing) signed today a joint statement establishing areas for continued collaboration on border security and the facilitation of secure travel between the United States and Argentina. To ...
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Visit of the Secretary of the Air Force

April 1-4, 2016 Deborah Lee James, the Secretary of the Air Force, will visit Argentina from April 1-4, 2016.   She will meet Argentine officials to discuss enhancing bi-lateral cooperation.  She was confirmed as 23rd Secretary of the Air Force on Dec. 13, 2013, and was appointed to the position Dec. 20, 2013. She is responsible ...
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PAO opens series of Conferences about Bilateral Relations at CARI

On March 29th, Counselor for Press and Public Affairs, Thomas Mesa delivered opening remarks at the opening lecture of the new lecture series, “Revising the bilateral history: Has the conflict between Argentina and the United States been a constant?”  implemented by the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) with support from the U.S. Embassy. The ...
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Secretary Pritzker in Argentina

U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, participated in the meeting on competitiveness and business and signed an agreement of understanding with the Argentina’s Minister of Production, Francisco Cabrera. Secretaty Pritzker Biography Penny Pritzker has served as the 38th U.S. Secretary of Commerce since being sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden on June 26, 2013. As Secretary of ...
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Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson in Argentina

Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, traveled to Argentina with the delegation that accompanied President Barack Obama during his visit to the country. She participated in bilateral meetings and attended the press conference that provided both presidents at Casa Rosada. Assitant Secretary Jacobson Biography Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs ...
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Agreements between the governments of Argentina and the United States

March 23, 2016 Argentina’s Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and the US Ambassador, Noah Mamet, presided today at the San Martin Palace the agreements signing between the governments of Argentina and the United States. Malcorra said: “This marks a new way of working with mature and intelligent peer relationships that help us build a better future, ...
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Visit of Nathan Sheets

Nathan Sheets, Under Secretary for International Affairs of the Department of the Treasury, traveled to Argentina on March 15-16 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina. Under Secretary Sheet’s visit to Buenos Aires was the first senior Treasury official visit to the country since 2004. During his visit, he met with Argentine Finance ...
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First Lady Michelle Obama activities in Argentina

As we celebrate the first anniversary of Let Girls Learn – and March as Women’s History Month – the First Lady will participate in a series of events in support of adolescent girls’ education around the world. Globally, more than 62 million girls are not in school – more than half of whom are adolescent – because of ...
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US Congress Delegation Visits Argentina

From March 9th to the 12th, a United States Congressional delegation led by Representative Hal Rogers, the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, will be visiting the Argentine Congress and Ministry of Defense for the purpose of discussing bilateral and global interests of mutual interest.  The following members of the United States Congress’ House Appropriations ...
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US Congress Delegation Visits Argentina

March 6-8, 2016 A delegation from the United States Congress is visiting Argentina from March 6 to 8.  The delegation is led by Rep. Jeff Duncan, a member of the Republican Party from the state of South Carolina. The purpose of the visit is to build upon bilateral relations with senior government officials in Argentina, ...
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Young Argentine leader participate in YLAI

17 de febrero de 2016 The Public Affairs Counselor of the U.S. Embassy, Thomas Mesa, met with Celeste Medina and Franco Amorosi, participants in the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) program. This new international exchange program, sponsored by the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and implemented by ...
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Vinyl Series Premiere

February 11th, 2016 The Embassy of the United States of America in Argentina and HBO Latin America organized the Latin America premiere of HBO’s new television series, “Vinyl,” at the residence of Ambassador Noah Mamet.  “Vinyl” was created and produced by Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and Terence Winter.  The series tells the story of the ...
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Visit of Assistant Secretary Charles H. Rivkin

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin, traveled to Argentina February 10-12 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  They had explored areas for deepening bilateral economic cooperation, enhancing bilateral trade and investment, and promoting sustained economic growth in both countries.  While in Argentina, Assistant Secretary Rivkin also ...
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Visit of Kristie Kenney

Kristie Kenney, Special Advisor to Secretary of State John Kerry, will  travel to Argentina February 3-4 to meet with officials of the Government of Argentina.  They will discuss new opportunities for increased bilateral cooperation on a wide range of topics of mutual interest.  While in Argentina, the Special Advisor will also meet prominent politicians from ...
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Sustainable and Energy Efficient Housing Project in Campana

January 25, 2016 Ambassador Noah Mamet visited Campana where the Social Housing and Energy Efficiency Forum (FOVISEE) conducts a sustainable and energy efficient housing project with the support of the U.S. Embassy.  The program includes a preliminary evaluation to identify the improvements needed to maximize the use of household energy, and contribute to improve the ...
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Friends of Fulbright Scholarship

Ambassador Mamet hosted a reception at his residence in honor of the 50 winners of the first edition of the Friends of Fulbright scholarship.  Friends of Fulbright is an undergraduate student exchange program. During the event, the Ambassador thanked program sponsors as well as representatives from the universities where selected students come from. The students ...
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Embassy’s commitment with the environment

The Embassy celebrated the opening of the Climate Change Conference (COP21) held in Paris, and reaffirmed its commitment to global efforts that protect the environment. Ambassador Noah Mamet inaugurated the new solar panels that will power part of the Embassy compound. “This project is the first concrete step towards optimization of energy consumption at the ...
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Justice Goes to School Program

On November 4, Deputy Chief of Mission Kevin Sullivan delivered opening remarks at the final mock trial session of the “Justice Goes to School” Program. The Association of Magistrates and Asociación Conciencia organized the event held at the Human Rights Hall of the Supreme Court of Justice. Over 200 students, judges, prosecutors and defenders participated ...
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Dialogue on Federalism in the US at the University of Lanús

Celebrating International Education Week, and at the invitation of Professor Facundo Galvan, Public Affairs Officer Thomas Mesa participated in the presentation by students of the university on Federalism in the United States.   The students presented an excellent analysis on the elements of shared and separate powers that exist at the national, state and local ...
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Cordoba Students Visit the Embassy

High school students from Santo Tomás School in the city of Cordoba visited the Bosch Palace on November 4.  During the visit, the students saw a presentation on the bilateral relationship between Argentina and the United States.  The students also learned about the work carried out by the Embassy through its different sections, particularly the ...
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Ambassador Mamet Welcomes Model UN students

Ambassador Mamet welcomed 50 students from the University of Buenos Aires School of Law who participated in a Model UN program at the Bosch Palace. Students represented 14 countries in a model General Assembly session, as an assignment of a course on International Law. The Ambassador highlighted the role of the United Nations in facing ...
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Act on Climate: The Road to Cop21

Ambassador Mamet met with representatives from the civil society and environmental institutions to discuss climate change issues as a lead-up to the 2015 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11. The Ambassador and the group exchanged ideas about possible ways of increasing awareness and ...
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Ambassador Mamet Hosts Innovators

Ambassador Noah Mamet hosted a reception at the Bosch Palace for the MIT Technology Review’s winners of this year’s competition of Innovators under 35 Argentina-Uruguay edition. MIT Technology Review is the world’s oldest technology magazine. It is a digitally oriented global media company reporting on important technologies and innovators with the backing of the world’s ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports the Annual Argentina TESOL Spelling Bee

On Saturday, October 3, students of English from around the country converged on Buenos Aires for the 4th Annual Argentina TESOL Spelling Bee.  ARTESOL board members, prominent educators and U.S. Embassy Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, Linda Talluto, served as a judge in the annual ARTESOL Spelling Bee, a national spelling competition for non-native English speaking ...
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Ava Dellaira in Argentina

Ava Dellaira, scriptwriter and author of the novel “Love Letters to the Dead”, will visit Argentina in October, invited by the Embassy and V&R Editoras. Among other activities, will give a talk at the Malba, will teach a workshop for young writers and sign her books in a bookstore in Buenos Aires. Ava by herself ...
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U.S. University Fair in Buenos Aires

EducationUSA network will hold the 13th edition of its Annual University Fair on October 2nd in Buenos Aires at the Emperador Hotel located at del Libertador Avenue, City of Buenos Aires, from 4 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. The EducationUSA Fair seeks to promote different study programs offered at U.S. universities. Representatives from 25 U.S. universities ...
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Charge d’Affaires Visits Cordoba

Charge d’Affaires Kevin Sullivan will visit the city of Cordoba on September 24. During his visit, Mr. Sullivan will meet with government representatives, as well as take part in a security training graduation ceremony. He will also meet with academic leaders to discuss the importance of promoting educational exchanges. This travel is part of a ...
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Meeting with Exchange Program Partner Institutions and Alumni

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Department of State exchange programs, Chargé d’Affairs Kevin Sullivan welcomed a members of Global Ties and the Georgia Council of International Visitors (GCIV), as well as U.S. government-hosted exchange program participants to the Embassy for a meeting. Global Ties coordinates international exchange programs and brings current and future ...
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Open Government

John Wonderlich, Policy Director for the Sunlight Foundation and expert on open government visits Argentina from September 21 to 25, sponsored by the Embassy of the United States in Argentina. Mr. Wonderlich’s visit includes activities in Buenos Aires, Chaco and Corrientes, meetings with representatives from local and provincial governments, universities, think-tanks, and members of the ...
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Ambassador Mamet Visits Bahía Blanca

Ambassador Noah Mamet traveled to Bahía Blanca for the first time since his arrival in Argentina in January to acquaint himself with the city and its people. During the visit, the Ambassador has met with government representatives, and  business, academic and civil society leaders. Ambassador Mamet has also met university students, to discuss exchange programs. ...
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Ambassador Mamet at Distritos Globales

Ambassador Mamet provided welcoming remarks at the opening ceremony of the Buenos Aires City Government’s “Distritos Globales” event on September 10 at the Hotel Panamericano in Buenos Aires. This year’s event focuses on the U.S. experience of developing business clusters and entrepreneurship as engines for economic growth. The other speakers at the opening ceremony were ...
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Ambassador Mamet Visits San Miguel District, Greater Buenos Aires

On September 2, Ambassador Noah Mamet visited the Greater Buenos Aires district of San Miguel with Father Rodrigo Zarazaga, the Director of the Center for Investigation and Social Action (CIAS). Rafael Velasco, Priest of San Jose Parish which was founded by Pope Francisco, gave Ambassador Mamet a tour of the historic Colegio Maximo. Pope Francisco ...
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Boston Children’s Hospital and Austral University Hospital Partnership

Ambassador Noah Mamet welcomed the Harvard Medical School affiliated Boston Children’s Hospital from the United States and Hospital Austral from Argentina, along with numerous medical and scientific professionals to his residence to highlight the global importance of education and pediatric healthcare. Boston Children’s Hospital is committed to advancing healthcare around the world and is engaging ...
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Ambassador Mamet Visits Rosario

Ambassador Noah Mamet traveled to Rosario for the first time since his arrival in Argentina in January to acquaint himself with the city and its people. During the visit, the Ambassador has met with government representatives, and business, academic and civil society leaders. Ambassador Mamet has also met with high school students that learn English ...
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First Allied Alums Program Meeting

Allied Alums is a year-long mentorship program pairing professional exchange program Alumni with youth program Alumni in the cities of Buenos Aires, Cordoba and Salta. This is an opportunity for professional exchange alumni to volunteer and make an impact in their communities within the capital and in the interior of Argentina. For younger alumni, the ...
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting in Mendoza

On August 20 and 21, 2015, AMICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Mendoza, hosted the 35th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two day annual encounter. Counselor for Public Affairs Thomas Mesa participated in the opening ceremony and also gave a presentation entitled, “Education: A Key ...
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Visit of Senator Wyden

Senator Ron Wyden visited Argentina from August 20 to 22, as part of a Latin American tour.  During his visit, Senator Wyden has met with congressional counterparts, business leaders and trade chambers. The purpose of his tour was to gain better understanding of business operations, trade and investment, and to strengthen ties between the United ...
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Architecture Presentation for Students

  History, Arts and Tourism undergraduate students from the Universidad del Salvador visited the Bosch Palace, the Ambassador’s residence.  Ambassador Noah Mamet welcomed the students, university representatives and members of REAL (Argentine-American Network for Leadership) to the residence.  During the visit, the students participated in a presentation on the parallels between Argentine and U.S. architecture ...
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Visit of US Congress Professional Staffers

The Embassy welcomed professional staff members from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs to Buenos Aires for a two-day visit. The three specialists on Latin America have been in Argentina from August 17 to 19. During their stay, they have met with Embassy representatives, diplomatic corps members, political personalities, and members of ...
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First Powerchair Football Clinic in Argentina

Through its Small Grants Program, the  Embassy supported the first power soccer training clinic in Argentina, which was organized by Fundación Powerchair Football Argentina (PCFA) on August 15 – 16.  Fundación Powerchair Football Argentina (PCFA) is a local sports and disability NGO that has worked since 2012 to develop the sport of power soccer in ...
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Public Affairs Counselor at the National Congress of Political Science

Public Affairs Counselor Thomas Mesa participated in the round-table meeting: “The Role of Congress in Foreign Policy – Argentina and the United States in Comparative Perspective” held during the XXII National Congress of Political Science in Mendoza.  The panel meeting was organized by the Argentine Society of Political Analysis and the National University of Cuyo. ...
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Ambassador Mamet Meets with Members of the Argentine Forum for International Education

Ambassador Noah Mamet visited the University of Belgrano on August 14th and met with members of the Argentine Forum for International Education (FAEI) as well as Argentine and U.S. students. The international program coordinators from more than twenty universities in Argentina regularly meet through FAEI. During this meeting, the Ambassador highlighted his interest in increasing ...
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Eddie Berganza

Eddie Berganza, a DC Comics veteran with work on over 1,800 issues, is currently Superman Group Editor at DC Entertainment, the official home of famous super heroes including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and The Flash. He has worked on some of the most important DC projects, including the record-breaking 2011 relaunch of their entire ...
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Jill Thompson

@thejillthompson http://jillthompson.tumblr.com/ Jill Thompson is an award-winning American comic book writer and illustrator known for her original creations with hand illustrated and painted scenes such as Magic Trixie and The Scary Godmother, as well as illustrative work on Wonder Woman comics and Sandman graphic novels. A graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Jill has illustrated comic ...
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International Comic Convention Crack Bang Boom

From August 13 -16, the city of Rosario, Santa Fe will be hosting the sixth annual international comic convention Crack Bang Boom . Crack Bang Boom, one of the most esteemed comic conventions in South America, brings together some of the most talented Argentine and foreign comic artists and editors to discuss international comics with a focus on better understanding Argentine comics, ...
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Visit of Rachel Waldstein

Rachel Waldstein, a Foreign Affairs Officer in the Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL), Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA), will be visiting Embassy Buenos Aires July 26 – August 1.  While in Argentina, Ms. Waldstein will conduct meetings with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, non-governmental private organizations (NGOs), religious affairs organizations, ...
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English Teachers Discuss Access Program

A group of 25 ICANA (Instituto Argentino Norteamericano) English teachers met with Public Affairs staff to learn about the core elements within the framework of the Access English Microscholarship Program.  Discussion topics included community service, English language enhancement activities in the classroom and how to carry out activities which teach American culture.  The teachers had ...
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Ambassador Mamet Hosted by Fundación Universitaria del Río de la Plata

At the historic Club del Progreso, a large number of members of Fundación Universitaria del Río de La Plata (FURP) and authorities from Club del Progreso attended a dinner hosted by FURP in honor of Ambassador Noah Mamet on July 16. Among the attendees were FURP exchange program alumni from throughout the organization’s 45 years, ...
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Community Service – Tu Cuadradito Abriga

Throughout Argentina, there are many charitable organizations who participate each year in a project where men, women and children knit small squares that are joined together to create blankets for people in need during this winter season: “Tu cuadradito abriga.” This project is being launched in the classrooms of  several of our binational centers. The ...
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Argentine Students Travel to the US to Improve Their English

A group of ten outstanding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Argentine university students will travel to the United States on Wednesday, July 15 in order to participate in the intensive, four-week English program “English for Sciences” at the University of Texas at Austin. The Embassy is covering both the national and international costs of the ...
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Ambassador Mamet Meets Disability Rights Exchange Program Participants

Ambassador Noah Mamet met with disabilities advocates Laura Gonzalez Arroyo and Douglas Jarvis, who will travel to the United States to participate in the U.S. Department of State sponsored Professional Fellows Exchange Program on Disability Rights. This special program was developed by the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in conjunction with the ...
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The Embassy Celebrates Independence Day

The Embassy of the United States of America in Argentina celebrated today the 239th anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America.  “It’s a great honor for me to represent President Obama and the American people here in Argentina.  I’m incredibly impressed with the people I meet each day, from political and business ...
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Ambassador Mamet Meets IVLP Gold Star

Ambassador Noah Mamet met with Denise Koninckx, Academic Director of AMICANA, who was selected to participate in the IVLP Gold Stars exchange program. The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. The IVLP 2015 Gold Stars project is a special initiative that invites IVLP alumni to participate ...
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Talk with Experts in the Fight Against Trafficking-in-Persons

The Embassy sponsored a round table meeting led by University of Michigan academics Eva Foti-Pagán and Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof.  Professors Foti-Pagan and Hoffnung-Garlsoff lead the University of Michigan Law School Human Trafficking Clinic (HTS). The round table gathered the Head and representatives from the Argentine Attorney’s General Office Unit Against Human Trafficking and Exploitation (PROTEX) together ...
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Annual Meeting of Binational Center Academic Directors

The 15th annual Argentine Binational Center Academic Directors meeting was hosted by APICANA in Parana on June 25-26, 2015. During this two day event, participants from 12 of the 14 Argentine Binational Centers shared best practices, exchanged ideas and discussed the challenges they face, as English language administrators in the BNCs.  Participants were joined by ...
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Conference on Marine Spatial Planning in Comodoro Rivadavia

The U.S. Embassy participated in the First Regional Conference on Marine Spatial Planning organized by The Wildlife Foundation – Argentina June 27-22.The workshop was sponsored by Pampa Azul, the Tourism Department of Chubut and the Embassy of the United States. U.S. Embassy ESTH (Environment, Science, Technology and Health) Officer, Mr. Frank Talluto, and three experts ...
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Ambassador Mamet Meets the Students Selected for the National Youth Science Camp

Ambassador Noah Mamet met with Sofía Camussi, from the city of Rosario, Province of Santa Fe, and Santiago Cuevas, from Santa Rosa, Province of La Pampa, who were selected to participate in the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia, USA. During the meeting they talked about their interest in science and the importance of ...
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Ambassador Mamet Visits Cordoba

Ambassador Mamet, will visit Cordoba for the first time since his arrival in Argentina in January to acquaint himself with the province and its people. During the visit, the Ambassador will meet government representatives, business, academic and civil society leaders. Ambassador Mamet will also meet former Cordoba participants in U.S. Department of State exchange and ...
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Community Service Training in Salta

A group of 20 English teachers from 10 Binational Centers participated in community service training on June 4 & 5 in the city of Salta. The training provided Microscholarship Access teachers with more tools and different strategies for the assessment, design, implementation and evaluation of service-learning projects. Future projects will be aimed at promoting volunteerism ...
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U.S. Treasury Department Officials Visit Argentina

Two U.S. Treasury Department Officials visited Argentina June 3 to June 5. Alejandro Mares, Deputy Director of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, and William Lindquist,  Financial Attaché for South America will meet with U.S. Embassy, Government of Argentina and private sector representatives to discuss general issues of bilateral and regional importance.
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Ambassador Noah Mamet Participated in the “Endeavor Experience” Conference

Ambassador Mamet was the guest speaker at the “Endeavour Experience” conference.  The “Endeavor Experience” gathers entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized companies, and businessmen to network, gain inspiration and receive training. The Endeavour Foundation is based in more than 15 countries.  In Argentina, it has been present since 1998 promoting economic development, identifying and supporting high-impact entrepreneurs ...
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June: LGBT Pride Month

The Bosch Palace, residence of the US Ambassador in Argentina, will be lit up with rainbow colors to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. June has been recognized as Gay Pride Month for many years in the United States. It marks a time when gays celebrate their identity with events that include ...
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The Vice Provost of Maryland University Visits Argentina

Antonio Moreira is vice provost for academic affairs and professor of chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC). Prof. Moreira works on STEM education initiatives, to include curriculum and pedagogy development, design of engaged learning activities, and other initiatives geared toward increasing student interest and success in STEM classes. Prof. ...
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Ambassador Mamet Marks the 75th Anniversary of Exchange Programs

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Ambassador Mamet welcomed U.S. government-hosted exchange program participants, as well as prominent members of the alumni community and exchange program partner institutions. Argentine alumni from the IVLP, Fulbright Scholarship Program, Fortune/State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership, Cochran Fellows, Youth Ambassadors Program, National ...
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Rosario Students Learn About the Work of the Embassy

Argentine Political Science and International Relations students from the National University of Rosario met with U.S. Embassy representatives to learn about the history of bilateral cooperation between the United States and Argentina as well as the day-to-day activities carried out by the different Embassy sections. Ambassador Noah Mamet welcomed them to his residence and spoke ...
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Ambassador Mamet Visits La Matanza and San Andres Universities

Ambassador Noah Mamet visited La Matanza University (UNLAM) on May 18th, and San Andres University, in Victoria, district of San Fernando, on May 19th. During the visits, Ambassador Mamet was accompanied by representatives from the Cultural Section of the Embassy. The Ambassador was received by university President Daniel Martinez at La Matanza. Ambassador Mamet and ...
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The Ambassador Meets With Alumni of the Fubright Program for Young Leaders

Today, Ambassador Noah Mamet received a group of U.S. Studies Seminar exchange program alumni in his residence.  Organized by the Fulbright Commission since 2006, the U.S. Studies program is designed for recent university graduates with majors in Political Science, International Relations, Law, Journalism and History, among others. Program participants attend a one-week seminar on U.S. ...
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The Embassy Supports ARTESOL Regional Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

The Embassy participated in the regional annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 130 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place at the Universidad de Belgrano, in Buenos Aires on May 8 ...
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Tech Camp for Entrepreneur Women

On May 7, U.S. Ambassador Noah Mamet opened the WEAmericas Tech Camp in Argentina.  The event was organized by NGO Voces Vitales with the support of the U.S. Embassy.  During the camp, 85 women leaders from different walks of society and the economy sector received training and new tools to improve competitiveness in their respective ...
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Dan Wells in Argentina

Dan Wells was the Embassy guest writer at the Fair. The author of the Partials saga has dialogued with Tiffany Calligaris and Leo Teti on Saturday May 9th at 18:30 in Room JL Borges, Pavilion Frers, and then signed copies of his books in the stand of V & R Publishers (1508) in the Yellow ...
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Joe Troop & Diego Sánchez Bluegrass Duo on Tour

Joe Troop & Diego Sánchez Bluegrass Duo start their tour in Argentina to spread bluegrass – a form of American roots music, and a subgenre of country music. Joe Troop, originally from the United States and Diego Sánchez, from Argentina create and perform original music for the 5-string banjo, fiddle, double bass and voice. Their ...
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The Ambassador Met With the Authorities of REAL

On April 27, the U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Noah Mamet met with the authorities of the Argentine-American leadership network (REAL), an organization of Argentine alumni from the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP): Juan Pablo Laporte, current President; Elizabeth Kries, Vice President; and former president Ricardo Vanella. During their meeting the Ambassador stressed the important work ...
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Laura Eason in Argentina

American author and writer Laura Eason visited Argentina and gave a series of public talks on her work at Usina del Arte, San Andrés University and the MALBA Museum. Eason is a screenwriter for the popular TV series House of Cards, and author of the play Sex with Strangers. The Spanish version of the play, ...
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NASA Mission in Argentina

A NASA Gulfstream III aircraft carrying the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) was in Buenos Aires on April 2-8 in support of a regional data collection mission related to earth science and climate change. The plane, part of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), carries a polarimetric L-band radar sensor that provides imagery to ...
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Game of Thrones Premiere

U.S. Ambassador Noah Mamet and representatives of HBO premiered the first episode of the fifth season of the hugely successful television series Game of Thrones at the Bosch Palace, the residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Argentina. “The entertainment industry helps us build bridges among the different cultures and countries.  The incredible success of Game ...
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Ambassador Mamet Visits ICANA Binational Center in Buenos Aires

Ambassador Noah B. Mamet visited ICANA, the Binational Center in Buenos Aires.  He toured the BNC facilities and met with a group of 30 Access micro-scholarship students.  The students welcomed the Ambassador and engaged in a productive dialogue, which allowed them to not only practice their English language skills, but also learn more about culture ...
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NASA Researcher Shares His Experience

NASA researcher Diego Janches visited Argentina as part of a research project he has conducted since 2008 in collaboration with the National University of La Plata, using  a radar located in Tierra del Fuego.  The project, based at the NASA Space Climate Laboratory, deals with radar detection of Interplanetary Dust Particles.  Researchers study dust particles ...
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Ambassador Mamet Meets 2015 Youth Ambassadors

Ambassador Noah Mamet met with 15 Argentine Youth Ambassadors chosen by the Embassy who are travelling to the United States on March 20 to participate in the U.S. Department of State sponsored 2015 Youth Ambassadors Program.  The Ambassador congratulated the students and their mentors on being selected for this prestigious program. The Youth Ambassadors Program ...
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The Center for American Studies Celebrated its 25th Anniversary

Ambassador Noah Mamet attended the Center for American Studies (CEA) annual dinner to celebrate their 25th anniversary. During the event, Ambassador Mamet highlighted shared values between the people of Argentina and the United States. “Both our countries have a shared history of defending human rights, expanding social inclusion and working to increase social mobility —all ...
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Agreement Between the Argentine Chamber of Deputies and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

U.S. Ambassador Noah Mamet participated on Monday in the signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Argentine Chamber of Deputies that will allow for the preservation of historial documents. The agreement was signed by the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Julián Domínguez, and Anatol Steck, on ...
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Ambassador Mamet Visits Mendoza

In his third official trip outside of Buenos Aires, Ambassador Noah Mamet visited the city of Mendoza on March 6. The Ambassador visited AMICANA Bi-national center and attended several events organized as part of the National Grape Harvest. Ambassador Mamet also met with local government officials as well as representatives of Mendoza’s arts and cultural ...
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Economic Counselor Participates as a Judge in Student Entrepreneurs Awards

Economic Counselor Timothy M. Stater participated as a judge in the Entrepreneur Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneurs Award (EO GSEA). The Global Student Entrepreneurs Award is the world’s most important student entrepreneurs’ competition. The winner for this year’s Argentine Chapter was Ianir Sonis.  Ianir will travel to Washington D.C. in April to present his project at ...
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Cultural Attaché Visits Educational and Cultural Organizations in Mendoza

Cultural Attaché Christine Meyer travelled to Mendoza on March 5-7 to visit educational and cultural organizations. On Thursday, Ms. Meyer visited the National University of Cuyo and met with the President and representatives from the office of International Relations and Regional University Integration.  During the meeting, the Cultural Attaché talked with the group about the ...
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AmCham Argentina Welcomes Ambassador Mamet

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Argentina hosted a welcome reception in honor of Ambassador Noah Mamet. The reception was attended by senior executives from AmCham member companies, national and provincial government representatives from the executive, legislative and judicial branches, journalists and non-governmental organizations. During the event, AmCham President Juan Manuel Vaquer stated: “Our ...
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US-Argentina Bilateral Agreement

Ambassador Mamet and Argentine Minister of the Economy Axel Kiciloff signed a bilateral executive agreement between the United States and Argentina to implement the repayment terms agreed to with Argentina’s Paris Club creditors, including the United States, in May 2014. During the signing, Ambassador Mamet remarked, “I am pleased to conclude this Paris Club agreement ...
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Bilateral Trade Transparency Agreement

Ambassador Mamet and Argentina’s Administrator for the Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos (AFIP) Ricardo Echegaray participated in a signing ceremony establishing a bilateral trade transparency unit (TTU). The establishment of the TTU will enhance the detection of trade-based money laundering and commercial fraud violations.  As part of the agreement, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security ...
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Ambassador Mamet Visits Bariloche

Ambassador Noah Mamet travelled to Bariloche accompanied by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. During the trip, the Ambassador and Mr. Bolden visited INVAP, an Argentine firm dedicated to the design and development of complex technological systems. In addition, Mr. Bolden talked with young engineers from the company about the importance of synergy in investments in science ...
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NASA Administrator Visited Argentina

NASA Administrator and former astronaut Charles F. Bolden, Jr. visited Argentina to highlight international collaboration between NASA and Argentina in areas of science and space exploration. As an astronaut, Bolden flew four successful space missions including the deployment of the Hubble Telescope. His visit to Argentina will serve as an inspiration for future generations of ...
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FURP Fellows Travel to the US

Deputy Chief of Mission Kevin Sullivan met with a group of 16 young leaders from various regions of Argentina that will travel to the United States in a professional exchange program to learn about U.S. social, economic, and political processes. This exchange program is part of a partnership between the United States Embassy and the ...
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Scholarship Agreement between MIT and UBA

The University of Buenos Aires signed an agreement with the Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies (SPURS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to promote academic exchange and professional training. The Fulbright Commission, with the support of the US Embassy in Argentina, will administer the program. The agreement was signed by Thomas Mesa, ...
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US – Argentina at the Fed Cup

Argentina and the USA will face each other on Saturday, February 7th and Sunday, February 8th, in the first round of the Fed Cup, a professional women’s tennis tournament.  The Embassy together with Fundación Baccigalupo participated in the Fed Cup Kids’ Day, a special event where youth had the chance to play against the Argentine ...
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Ambassador Mamet Welcome Reception

Ambassador Noah B. Mamet held a welcome reception at his official residence on February 5th. Among those in attendance were distinguished guests from various areas, such as politics, economics, science, arts and civil society. During his speech, Ambassador Mamet expressed his optimism on the future of the bilateral relationship and announced the upcoming visit of ...
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Ambassador Noah Mamet Visits the City of Mar del Plata

In his first official trip outside the city of Buenos Aires, Ambassador Noah Mamet visited Mar del Plata.  During the visit, Ambassador Mamet met with city and provincial officials, visited cultural sites and toured the city. Accompanied by Deputy Chief of Mission Kevin Sullivan, Ambassador Mamet met with the Mayor of General Pueyrredón District, Gustavo ...
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University Students Travel to the US for Intensive English Program

Ambassador Noah Mamet met with a group of ten students that are traveling to the United States  to participate in a 4-week intensive English program at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to departure, the participants of the Future Leaders Program visited the Embassy and met with the newly arrived Ambassador Noah Mamet.  During ...
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Ambassador Mamet Meets With Foreign Minister Timerman

United States Ambassador to Argentina, Noah B. Mamet, met today with Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “I am greatly honored to have been chosen by President Obama to represent my country as Ambassador to Argentina. I am strongly committed to strengthening the friendship and cooperation between our two countries,” said ...
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American Students Visit the Embassy

During the month of January, students from various American universities visited the U.S. Embassy and the Ambassador’s Residence and had the opportunity to talk with diplomats on a variety of topics. Law students from universities including DePaul, Mercer, Baltimore, North Dakota, Seattle, among others, were received by the Commercial Counselor James Koloditch, with whom they ...
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The Embassy Helps Build a Soccer Field and Tennis Court in Soldati

Following three women’s soccer clinics organized for girls living in the Buenos Aires Soldati neighborhood, a new soccer field and tennis court were inaugurated as part of the City of Buenos Aires’ “ Goal for Inclusion” Project . Goal for Inclusion is a collaborative effort of six Department of State exchange program alumni, the City of Buenos Aires’ Office of Habitat and ...
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Youth Ambassador Candidates Visit the Embassy

The Embassy hosted a reception at the Ambassador’s residence for over 60 candidates for the Youth Ambassador program who live in the city and province of Buenos Aires. The program, which is designed to send outstanding secondary school students to the United States to learn about U.S. society and culture, had more than 364 applicants ...
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Ambassador Mamet Sworn in by VP Biden

Noah Mamet was sworn in as US Ambassador to Argentina by vice president Joseph Biden at an official ceremony held at the White House. Argentine Ambassador to the US Cecilia Nahon attended the ceremony. Ambassador Mamet had previously taken the oath of office, in a private ceremony at the the U.S. Department of State. Bureau ...
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Small Business Development Center Comes to Argentina

The U.S. Embassy Argentina participated in the launch of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Pilot Program in Buenos Aires. The U.S. Government sponsored the creation of this program to create a network of sustainable and successful SBDC’s in Argentina based on other successful models in South America and the Caribbean. The implementation of this ...
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Ambassador Designate Noah B. Mamet

Embassy Argentina is pleased to announce the confirmation of our new Ambassador designate, Noah B. Mamet. Ambassador designate Mamet has been a top advisor to various Democratic presidential candidates and numerous Senate, House and Gubernatorial campaigns. He was Senior Advisor for the House Democratic Leader, Congressman Richard A. Gephardt. Ambassador designate Mamet founded the consulting ...
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World AIDS Day

The Embassy supported World AIDS Day, December 1st, by illuminating the Ambassador’s residence, also known as Bosch Palace, in red.  In addition, visa applicants were greeted with World AIDS Day posters and statistics on HIV/AIDS in Argentina and how one can receive a free diagnostic test in Buenos Aires. The Embassy also hosted a roundtable ...
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Deputy Cultural Affairs Officer Visits Cordoba

Deputy Cultural Attaché Katherine Ordoñez visited Córdoba to meet with institutions and participate in seminars sponsored by the Embassy. During her trip, she met with the National University of Córdoba, the Catholic University of Córdoba and 21st Century University. At all three institutions she met with the study abroad/exchange coordinators and shared news in relation ...
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U.S. State Department’s Officers Visited Argentina

Bruce Friedman and Benjamin Gedan, officers from the U.S. State Department office of Brazil and the Southern Cone Affairs visited Argentina. The visit was part of the ongoing bilateral relationship between the two nations. While they were here, they held meetings with private sector and government officials to discuss issues of bilateral and regional importance ...
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Embassy Participates in Red Innova Tech Camp

Chargé D ‘Affairs Kevin Sullivan participated in Red Innova Tech Camp,  a two-day technology and innovation conference for entrepreneurs , designers , developers, investors and innovators in Buenos Aires. On the second day of the conference, Sullivan addressed a group of more than 200 people about transforming Latin America through innovation. The Chargé stressed the ...
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Climate Change: A Global Commitment

U.S. Chargé d’ Affaires Kevin Sullivan was the keynote speaker at the Conference on Climate Change: Current Situation and Perspectives  held at the University of Buenos Aires, School of Law as a lead-up to the UN Climate Summit. The Program “Climate Change Law” is carried out by an interdisciplinary team at the Law School of the University of Buenos Aires in collaboration with ...
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Embassy Organizes Workshop on Scientific Writing

Professor Larry McDaniel of the University of Mississippi Medical Center delivered a talk on scientific writing and publishing at Fulbright Commission on November 13 organized by the Embassy.  To a crowd of over 30 students and scholars, Dr. McDaniel outlined the importance of scientific writing and provided examples on how to improve writing for scientific ...
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Justice Goes to School 2014

U.S. Political Counselor Ken Roy offered opening remarks at the final mock trial session of the “Justice Goes to School” Program. The Association of Magistrates and Asociación Conciencia organized the event held at the Human Rights Hall of the Supreme Court of Justice. Over 200 students, judges, prosecutors and defenders participated in the session. Since ...
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Isabel Toledo in Argentina

On October 29, the U.S. Embassy hosted American fashion designer Isabel Toledo at the Ambassador’s residence in Buenos Aires as a part of her visit to Argentina. Toledo, who is best known for her innovative work and for designing the First Lady’s outfit for President Obama’s inauguration in 2009, came to Buenos Aires to reveal ...
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ACAO Presents E-Teacher Program Certificate to an English Language Teacher at the Salta Binational Center

During her visit to ISICANA, the Binational Center in Salta, Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer Katherine Ordoñez presented the E-Teacher program certificate to Alba Rioja, English Language teacher, congratulating her on successful completion of the intensive professional development course. Ms. Rioja is one of several English teachers in Argentina who won a scholarship for the ten-week ...
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Outstanding Young Person of the Year

Gino Tubaro, a former US Embassy Scholarship recipient (Science Camp 2013)  was recognized by JCI Argentina for his significant contributions to community development. Tubaro, who is only 19 years old, received an award for being an Outstanding Young Person in the Scientific and Technological Development category of their annual awards ceremony. The 19-year-old electronic engineering ...
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The U.S. and Argentina Discuss Science and Technology Cooperation

The U.S. hosted the Minister of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Dr. Lino Baranao, in Washington, DC on October 22 and 23 for discussions on deepening U.S.-Argentine cooperation on oceans research and management as well as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.  A number of lines of effort were identified for continued or new ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Participates in the Federal Country Seminar at FURP

On October 21, the Chargé d’Affaires Kevin Sullivan attended the 29th Federal Country Seminar organized by the Fundacion Universitaria del Río de la Plata. The Chargé d’Affaires spoke about the foreign policy of the United States and the bilateral relationship with Argentina, as well as answered questions from participants on various topics. The seminar, which takes ...
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The Embassy Supports Youth Debate Contests

The Embassy has worked jointly with Asociación Conciencia since 2012 to promote the development of debating skills among high school students from various institutions across the country.   Students from the cities of San Nicolas, Bragado, Tucuman, Buenos Aires, Berazategui and San Miguel have participated in the program. Buenos Aires, Berazategui and San Miguel are ...
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Hip Hop in Rosario

On October 4, the Embassy and the Ministry of Culture and Education of Rosario hosted “Enclave Hip Hop,” a day of music, film and cultural exchange. The workshop, which took place at CMD Oeste “Felipe Moré,” highlighted forms of creative expression, such as DJing and breakdancing, as alternatives to crime and violence. Participants explored the ...
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Inclusive Soccer

Today the Public Affairs Section met with representatives of Powerchair Football Argentina and Jerry Frick, professional player for Power Soccer, to coordinate future joint actions. The Powerchair Football foundation operates in Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Mar del Plata and Rosario to develop different training activities and training to develop football in motorized wheelchairs. The principle objective of this foundation ...
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The Embassy Hosted a Reception in Honor of PAO Thomas Mesa and ACAO Katherine Ordoñez

On September 25, the Embassy hosted a reception in honor of Public Affairs Officer Thomas Mesa and Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer Katherine Ordoñez. The reception served as a warm welcome for the two Foreign Service officers, who have previous experience serving in Latin America. Having an extensive career in Foreign Service, Thomas Mesa’s first overseas ...
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International Young Leaders Summit

Over 25 scholars from different Embassy programs, including 12 from the provinces, had the opportunity to participate in the “International Young Leaders Summit.” The meeting also gathered Youth Ambassadors Program participants who traveled to the United States (from 2008 to 2014) to meet in person and exchange experiences of community work they have done in ...
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The Embassy Welcomes Patrick O’Reilly and Michelle Kayser

The Embassy welcomed Patrick O’Reilly, the new Counselor for Environment, Science, Technology and Health, and the new officer in health, Michelle Kayser. A large group of friends of the Environment, Science, Technology and Health section met on September 23 in the Bosch Palace to celebrate cooperation between the USA and Argentina and to meet the ...
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BNC and Embassy Staff Attend the ABLA Convention – Florianopolis, Brazil

Representatives from eight Binational centers (BNCs) in Argentina as well as Embassy staff members attended the ABLA (Association of Binational Centers of Latin America) biennial convention in Florianopolis, Brazil, held on September 23-26, 2014.  This year the conference coincided with the 50th anniversary of Partners of the Americas and was attended by more than 450 ...
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September 11 at AMIA

The U.S. Embassy in Argentina jointly with the Argentine Jewish Mutual Association (AMIA) hosted a ceremony in commemoration of the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks to honor the victims of these and other incidents perpetrated by terrorism in different parts of the world. U.S. Chargé d’ Affaires Kevin Sullivan attended the ceremony ...
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2014 EducationUSA University Fair

The 12th Annual EducationUSA University Fair was held on September 9 at the Hotel Emperador in Buenos Aires. This year 25 US universities participated, representing their Undergraduate, Graduate, and Intensive English programs. The Fair was a success thanks to the participation of special guests such as the Embassy, ICANA, Fulbright Commission Argentina, BEC.AR scholarship program, ...
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Educational Expert Jeff Franco Visits Argentina

Jeff Franco visited Buenos Aires from August 27 to August 30. Franco is Vice President and Executive Director of City Year Washington DC, a non-profit organization with youth teams whose aim is to keep students in higher education to encourage them to graduate. He is a leader in education and advocate of national service programs ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Sullivan Meets Binational Center Members

This week ICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Buenos Aires, is hosting the 34th annual Argentine Binational Centers board members meeting and the 14th annual Academic Directors meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina are attending.  Public Affairs Officers, English Language Fellows, and the Regional English Language Officer are participating in the BNC meetings, giving ...
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Reception in Honor of Mr. Baryshnikov and Mr. Dafoe

The U.S. Embassy in Argentina hosted a reception in honor of acclaimed artists Mr. Mikhail Baryshnikov and Mr. Willem Dafoe.  Renowned representatives from the cultural, arts, entertainment, diplomatic and political sectors attended the event. Chargé d’ Affaires Kevin Sullivan welcomed Mr. Baryshnikov and Mr. Dafoe.  In his welcome remarks, the Chargé highlighted artistic and cultural ...
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Specialist in Debate Competitions Visited Buenos Aires

Randall Martinez, a debate coach at the University of Miami, visited Argentina from August 11th to 15th for a series of presentations about debate competitions in schools and universities. Martinez was invited by the U.S. Embassy in Argentina and has extensive experience in debate. Prior to his current position at the University of Miami, Randall ...
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The “Ambassadors for Change” Award

Seth McBride and Kelly Schwan received the award today for their work in the international promotion of inclusion for disabled persons in sports — transcending linguistic, cultural and social barriers. The Long Road South is a handcycle/bicycle expedition unlike any attempted before. They rode unsupported from Portland, Oregon to Patagonia, Argentina to raise awareness of ...
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Visit to Cabaña Nuevo Milenium

Agricultural Counselor and her team visited Cabaña Nuevo Milenium and animal cloning laboratory “Germinal Biotech”, which has implemented a unique productive system in Argentina. This is the first company in Latin America to clone small ruminants, and breeds from the four livestock species (caprine, porcine, ovine, and bovine). This technological progress – with no precedents ...
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Multisectoral Breakfast at CEA

Chargé d’Affaires Kevin K. Sullivan was invited to participate in one of Fundación Centro de Estudios Americanos (CEA) regular series of monthly meetings, as part of their activities of their Permanent Seminar on National and International Issues. “As many of you know, Argentina and the United States collaborate through global diplomacy on a wide variety ...
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English Language Fellow, Mathilde Verillaud, Participated in the SHARE Convention for ELF teachers

The current EL Fellow, Ms. Verillaud, participated in the 9th annual SHARE Convention, held in Buenos Aires on July 31 and August 1, 2014.  Ms. Mathilde Verillaud gave a semi-plenary session on “Selfies: a Fast Track to Boost Students’ Motivation” which was attended by over 350 EFL teachers and advanced students. This presentation focused on ...
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New York City Week in Vicente Lopez

The City of New York is an important center for music, film, theater, dance and visual arts.  The Embassy and  Vicente Lopez municipal government invite you to enjoy and experience New York with a full week of cultural activities.  Photo exhibits, movies, musical shows, English classes for tourists, and information about studies in the U.S. ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Sullivan Attends AMIA Ceremony

Chargé d’Affairs Kevin Sullivan attended the ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the attack against the Argentine Jewish Mutual Association (AMIA). Chargé Sullivan said: “Today marks the 20th anniversary of the tragic bombing of the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, in which 85 people lost their lives. The government and people of the ...
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Rescue Workers from Mendoza Receive Training in the U.S.

The Head and the Principal Officer of Mendoza Police Patrol Rescue Operations and Mountain Search Unit, Antonio Ibaceta and Hector Alfredo Alcano will travel tomorrow to the United States to participate in the National/State Parks Mountain Search and Rescue Institutional, Cultural and Operations Exchange Program. This program is organized by the U.S. Department of State ...
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Chargé D’Affaires Congratulated the New Fulbright Fellows

The Fulbright Commission held its traditional Fulbright Orientation Day at the Argentine American Cultural Exchange Institute on July 3rd.  More than 100 scholars travelling to the United States to conduct master’s and Ph. D. studies at U.S. universities participated in the event.   A group of English instructors who will teach at U.S. universities through ...
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Scholars Return Home After One Year in the United States

Cecilia Posati from Cordoba city, María del Milagro Ibañes from Salta city, Manuel Bertazzo from Buenos Aires and Facundo Alonso from Rawson, Chubut students were chosen by the U.S Embassy and the American Field Services (AFS) to participate in the Future Leaders Program. Officials from the U.S Embassy in Argentina received them at a meeting ...
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4th of July Celebration

The U.S. Embassy and Chargé d’ Affaires, Kevin Sullivan, hosted its annual gathering to celebrate the 238th anniversary of America’s Independence on the evening of July 2nd at the ambassador’s residence. This year the traditional celebration highlighted legendary Route 66, that crosses 8 states from Chicago to Los Angeles  with decoration, music, food, landscapes, photos, ...
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Drug Addiction Expert Visits Argentina

Dr. Hendree Jones, director of the Horizons substance abuse treatment program and University of North Carolina professor of obstetrics and gynecology, visited Argentina June 23-27 on an  Embassy-sponsored speakers program.  During her visit, Dr. Jones shared her groundbreaking work caring for and treating pregnant women and children suffering from substance addiction.  Her work has taken ...
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Composer Steve Reich Visits Buenos Aires

On June 23, Consul General Daniel Perrone hosted the great American composer Steve Reich at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Buenos Aires as part of his visit to Argentina. Master Reich visited Argentina to present Music for 18 Musicians in an unprecedented premiere of  minimalist music. Local musicians and singers played in concert at the ...
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Chargé d’affaires Kevin Sullivan Visited Misiones

Chargé d’affaires Kevin Sullivan traveled to Posadas, Misiones Province June 9-10 to promote US outreach through a variety of meetings and visits.  Mr. Sullivan met with Misiones Governor Maurice Closs, Posadas Mayor Orlando Franco, had lunch with FURP alumni, and spoke about United States foreign policy at the Universidad Gaston Dachary.  He also did a ...
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Vital Voices Mentees Visited the Embassy

On June 5, the Embassy hosted 40 women selected by Voces Vitales (Vital Voices Argentina) to participate in their annual mentoring program. Cultural, Economic and Commercial officers talked to the group and shared views about the importance of female leadership. The program enables women to explore their potential as positive catalysts for social change, while ...
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English @ the Embassy – June 2014

On Wednesday, June 4th, the U.S. Embassy in Argentina hosted its second “English @ the Embassy” event. Over 150 students, ages 13 to 15, and their teachers from six different schools from the city and greater Buenos Aires attended.  The event was also live-streamed to schools and language institutes across Argentina. During the event, both ...
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Justice Community Centers Program

Alex Calabrese, New York State Acting Supreme Court Justice and Presiding Judge for the Red Hook Community Justice Center in Brooklyn, New York, and Mr. Julius Lang, Director of Technical Assistance at the Center for Court Innovation visited Argentina May 26-30, sponsored by the “Justice Undergoing Change, Civil Society, Lawyers and Judges: A New Justice ...
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Young Entrepreneurs at Red Innova

As part of its activities aimed at supporting Argentina’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, the Embassy participated in Red Innova’s two day conference on innovation, internet, creativity and entrepreneurship. Red Innova is an international organization that holds annual conferences connecting Latin American technology experts, investors, accelerators, governments and educators. The Embassy kicked off the conference by hosting a ...
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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Visits Argentina

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman was in Argentina on a two-day official visit. During the visit, Deputy Secretary Poneman met with President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and other representatives of the Argentine government and members of the diplomatic, business, academic, and civil society communities. As part of the agenda, Mr. Poneman recognized the ...
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Jazz Workshop at the Colón Theatre

Two recognized musicians and professors at the New York University, Robert Auler and Trevor Jorgensen, shared a workshop at the Colón Theatre with students from the Instituto Superior de Artes del Teatro Colón and jazz musicians. The class provided an interactive space and an interesting approach between classical music and jazz. The professors, a pianist ...
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Author James Dashner Rocks the Buenos Aires Book Fair

American young adult author, James Dashner, the creator of the Maze Runner series, rocked capacity crowds at multiple events during the 40th Anniversary of the Buenos Aires Book Fair. Dashner spoke with youth at a public library, English for journalism students at a BNC,  participated in a Google hangout with youth from all of Latin America , and engaged with several thousand young people at the Book ...
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The Embassy Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers – San Salvador de Jujuy

The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations, materials and a pre-conference institute on the use of American young adult literature in the language classroom. More than 270 English language teachers from across Argentina attended the professional development conference. Assistant Cultural ...
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Native Jazz Trio in Argentina

American jazz band Native Jazz Trio, performed and delivered jazz music workshops in different Argentine cities from April 26-30, 2014, engaging with different audiences such as youth, students, and the general public, to promote jazz and music education as ways of bringing together Argentine and American cultures. The Embassy worked with American Music Abroad and ...
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Bullying Specialist Visited Argentina for Talks about School Climate

Richard Cardillo, the Education Director of the National Center for School Climate in the United States (NSCC) –based in New York–visited Salta and Buenos Aires from April 21-25, 2014 for a series of presentations on improving school climates to prevent school violence, bullying, and cyberbullying.  Mr. Cardillo has extensive experience as a teacher in the United ...
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Entrepreneurs’ Organization at the CMR – April 2014

On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the U.S. Embassy in Argentina held a reception at the Ambassador’s Residence in honor of the members of the Argentina chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global business network of 10,000+ business owners in 131 chapters and 40 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young ...
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English @ the Embassy – April 2014

On Wednesday, April 9th, the U.S. Embassy in Argentina launched its new “English @ the Embassy” series with the first event. Over 100 students, ages 13 to 15, and their teachers from six different schools from the city and greater Buenos Aires attended. During the event, the audience enjoyed an interactive presentations highlighting unique aspects ...
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First Access Microscholarship Program International Conference

PAS supported the attendance of 11 coordinators and teachers from Access program in Argentina to attend the first English Access Teachers’ Workshop in Montevideo, Uruguay with more than 40 coordinators and teachers from Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Held from April 7-9, participants shared best practices and lessons learned from current Access programs focusing on ...
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Embassy Hosts Conference on Water and Wetlands

On March 31 the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, in partnership with la Fundación Humedales de Argentina, organized a conference to discuss global water issues and the impact of wetlands on agriculture. The event, “ Humedales, Agua y Agricultura: Interacciones Complejas en un Entorno Complejo,” combined the themes of World Wetlands Day (“Wetlands and Agriculture”) with ...
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Youth Ambassadors Depart on Their First Exchange Program to the U.S.

On March 21, Chargé d’ Affaires Dan Perrone attended a departure ceremony for thirteen Argentine Youth Ambassadors (YA). He learned about their expectations before their first visit to the United States and wished them luck and success during their participation in this prestigious exchange program. Since 2007, 77 high-school students have travelled to the United ...
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Students from the National University of La Matanza Visit the U.S. Embassy

Public Affairs Officer Marcia Bosshardt met on March 20 with a group of students from the Universidad La Matanza who will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 2014 Model Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly (WMOEA 2014.) The students were accompanied by the Director of the University’s Institute of International Cooperation and ...
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William Ostick Visit

U.S. Department of State Director for the Office of Brazilian and Southern Cone Affairs, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs spoke to State Department alumni on Tuesday, March 20.  Mr. Ostick arrived in Argentina after visiting Uruguay. During his visit, Mr. Ostick met with Embassy representatives, Argentine government authorities, political, business and academic leaders.
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U.S. Fulbright Scholars Begin Their Experience in Argentina

This week, more than twenty American graduate students and recent college graduates arrived in Argentina for 10 month fellowship as part of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program and the Fulbright U.S. Students program. The students will live in communities across Argentina, from Jujuy to Santa Cruz. During their orientation with Fulbright staff and Argentine ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts 3-D Screening of “Metegol” with Director Juan José Campanella

On March 7 the U.S. Embassy in Argentina –in parternship with Catmandu Producciones (Juan José Campanella’s production company) – organized a special 3-D screening of “Metegol” to commemorate the film’s premiere at the Miami International Film Festival on March 15.  Acting Chargé d’ Affaires Daniel Perrone gave welcoming remarks.  The film’s director, Juan José Campanella, ...
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Chargé d‘Affairs Inaugurates American Studies Course Offered to University Professors

Chargé d‘Affairs Kevin Sullivan with the President of San Andres Carlos Rosenkrantz at the opening of the course (Photo: Dept. of State)In partnership with the University of San Andres, the Public Affairs Section sponsored the second Seminar on American Politics for young Argentine university professors which is taking place from February 24 to 28. San ...
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New Social Entrepreneurs Selected

The Embassy is proud to accompany Ashoka, which has been, for the last 30 years, selecting, identifying and promoting social entrepreneurs to achieve the greatest possible impact. Each year, an Ashoka panel formally selects new members who will be part of a network of social entrepreneurs for life. In this ceremony the staff members worldwide, ...
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Embassy Community Welcomes New English Language Fellow, Mathilde Verillaud

The United States Embassy in Argentina welcomes its newest English Language Fellow, Mathilde Verillaud, to Argentina.  Ms. Verillaud will be hosted for ten months by ARICANA, the binational center in Rosario.  The English Language Fellow program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, and designed to provide consultation, ...
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Fullbright Alumna is the New Rector of Instituto Superior del Profesorado en Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramon Fernandez

Fulbright Alumna and Professor of English and American Studies, Paula Lopez Cano was installed as Rector of Lenguas Vivas Juan Ramon Fernandez, the oldest teacher training college in Buenos Aires. U.S. Embassy Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, Mark Naylor and Cultural Affairs Assistant, Noris Zerdá, attended the ceremony, which took place on February 18, 2014 at ...
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Science Camp in Patagonia

40 Argentine young students participated in Expedición Ciencia 2014 at Nonthue lake located in the town of Nonthue, near San Martin de los Andes, province of Neuquen.  From February 10-12, the students had the opportunity to enjoy lectures and hands-on learning as well as plenty of adventure, experiments, expeditions, and establish friendships. Expedicion Ciencia 2014 ...
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Meeting with Political Science and International Relations Students from Argentina

Argentine Political Science and International Relations students met with U.S. Embassy representatives on February 11.  During the meeting, the students had the opportunity to learn about the bilateral cooperation between the United States and Argentina as well as familiarize themselves with the work carried out by the Embassy sections. The students met with representatives from ...
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Students Participate in Movie Debate About African-American Baseball Icon

The 2nd National Meeting of Youth Leaders “Learning about Leadership and Volunteer Work” started on February 7 in Buenos Aires. The meeting was organized by alumni of State Department exchange programs with support from the Embassy to commemorate Black History Month. During the event, 18 students and Youth Ambassador volunteers participated in a movie debate ...
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Argentine Students Travel to the U.S. for an Intensive English Program

A group of eight Argentine university students travelled to the United States to participate in a 4-week English intensive program at the University of Texas at Austin. Before departing to the United States, the students visited the U.S. Embassy, where they met with Chargé d’Affaires Kevin Sullivan and discussed the value of academic exchanges between ...
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American Exchange Students Visit the U.S. Embassy

On January 17th, a group of American students from SUNY Geneseo (State University of New York) visited the U.S. Embassy.  The students were in Buenos Aires to carry out a study program organized by Asociación Amigos de la Patagonia (Friends of Patagonia).  They visited the Embassy at the end of the two week program. Students ...
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