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Apply for the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship!

Please note: Application deadline has passed.  We are looking for driven young leaders, currently studying in Gymnasium, to participate in the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship this summer! The fellowship is a fully funded 4-week State Department program for young Europeans to learn more about the United States, youth engagement, democracy and civil society engagement, ...
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Ambassador Howery visits Gothenburg

U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Ken Howery travelled to Gothenburg January 14–17, 2020 on his first trip outside Stockholm since arriving in Sweden in October.   Chalmers University of Technology was his first stop, where he spoke with University President Bengtsson and Student Union President Norman, gave a major speech on the U.S.-Swedish partnership and U.S. priorities, ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Stockholm (January 7, 2020) 

Location: Sweden Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take:  Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert ...
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Alert: U.S. Embassy Stockholm (December 1, 2019)

Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Sweden remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe. Violent extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets Actions to Take: • ...
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