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LATEST EMBASSY NEWS AND EVENTS

  • U.S. Government Supports Access to Clean Water and Sanitation in Isabela City

    April 22, 2015 – U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with Isabela City, Basilan is taking a stand for a cleaner environment and healthier communities by launching a new septage management program in Barangay Tabiawan, Isabela City. The project will improve the City’s septage services, provide thousands of people with access to clean water and sanitation and prevent water-borne diseases.   Read more »

  • US & GPH Develop Maps to Support Sustainable Growth in Batanes

    April 21, Batanes—On April 7, 2015, the U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Gloria D. Steele and the Philippines’ Climate Change Commission (CCC) led by Secretary Mary Ann Lucille Sering turned over Geographic Information System (GIS) generated maps to the Province of Batanes. The high resolution maps are a part of the U.S. government’s support to several CCC “eco-towns” throughout the Philippines. They provide visual information on Batanes' physical landscape, topography and political boundaries and serve as a guide to local government units as they plan for low-carbon development that is more resilient to climate change and natural disasters.   Read more »

  • US Embassy Kicks Off a Summer of English Education to Disadvantaged Youth

    April 21, 2015, Manila—The United States Embassy in Manila is running a series of English language summer intensive sessions through the “English Access Microscholarship Program.” The program provides bright yet economically disadvantaged youth with a foundation of English language skills to help them in their future. Based on after-school classes and intensive summer learning activities, Access students also gain an appreciation for U.S. culture and democratic values through cultural enhancement activities. There are currently 370 students between the ages of 13 and 17 participating in their first year of the program which takes place in Metro Manila, Southern Luzon, and Mindanao.  Read more »

  • #1Earth Clean-up and Concert

    April 14, 2015, Manila - U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg led the activities for #1Earth, a joint Earth Day creek clean-up and concert project at Estero de Pandacan in Manila led by U.S. Embassy Manila and ABS CBN Foundation, Inc.’s environment arm Kapit-Bisig para sa Ilog Pasig.   Read More »

  • US Embassy and Mindanao Legal Aid Network Launch Internship Program for Gender Advocacy

    April 10, 2015, Davao—The United States Embassy in Manila in partnership with local NGO, University of Mindanao Legal Aid Network, kicked off a summer internship program for seven law students and seven undergraduate students from across Mindanao and Palawan. The goal of the month-long internship program is to educate participants on gender issues by placing them with grass roots organizations that promote human rights, access to justice, gender equality, and community empowerment.  Read more »

  • Stopping Trafficking in Persons: US Government Supports Summit Against Human Trafficking

    Tacloban, April 9, 2015 — Representatives of various U.S. government agencies at the United States Embassy in Manila came together to urge local government executives to intensify their campaign against human trafficking and protect their communities from this form of modern-day slavery during a two-day anti-trafficking summit here on April 8 and 9.  Read more »

  • The People’s Island: U.S. Embassy Manila Engages in Art Diplomacy

    April 7, 2015, Manila—The United States Embassy in Manila welcomes American artist Felipe Castelblanco to the Philippines where he will create The People’s Island—a small floating platform of salvaged wood and other buoyant materials during an “American Arts Incubator” program in partnership with the Negros Museum in Bacolod from April 7 to May 1. Castelblanco’s work will highlight the importance of the environment, especially the ocean, and sustainability to everyday life.  Read more »

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Worldwide Caution
 
The Department of State has updated the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated April 10, 2014.
  
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