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  • President Barack Obama reflects after laying a wreath at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Ill., on Memorial Day, May 31, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    U.S. Memorial Day Holiday

    25 May 2015 - The Memorial Day holiday celebrated by Americans on the last Monday of May represents for many the unofficial beginning of summer. But most will pause at some point to recall the holiday’s true purpose: honoring those who died defending their nation.

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  • The White House released a report detailing the National Security implications of a changing climate.

    U.S. National Security and Climate Change

    20 May 2015 - The White House released a new report on the national security implications of climate change and how the Federal Government is rising to the challenge.

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  • The International Telecommunication Union was founded 150 years ago, with the signing of the International Telegraph Convention on 17 May 1865.

    Kerry on 150 Years of the ITU

    16 May 2015 - The International Telecommunication Union was founded 150 years ago, with the signing of the International Telegraph Convention on 17 May 1865.

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  • The theme for the USA Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015 is American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet.

    USA at Expo Milano 2015

    06 May 2015 - The USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 showcases the U.S. as an innovator, not only in the food sector, but also in many aspects of culture, science and business.

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  • Nepali soldiers unload aid and relief supplies delivered by a U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom helicopter assigned to Joint Task Force 505 in Nepal’s Kavrepalanchowk district during Operation Sahayogi Haat (U.S. Marine Corps photo)

    DoD Continues Humanitarian Efforts

    12 May 2015 - The U.S. Defense Dept. continues to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster response to the people of Nepal. The U.S. Geological Survey considers this to be the largest of more than 100 aftershocks that followed the magnitude-7.8 earthquake on April 25.

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    National Teacher of the Year 2015

    28 April 2015 - The National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) Program began in 1952 and continues as the oldest, most prestigious national honors program that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching. Each April, the NTOY is introduced to the American people by the President of the United States.  Read the full post »

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    Preparing for the 2015 U.S. Tax Filing Season

    06 February - ALL U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even if they permanently live outside the United States and may not owe any tax because of income exclusion or tax credit. The due date for filing is April 15th, 2015.  Read more... »

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    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    09 January 2015 - The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • Benjamin Banneker from the Brookhaven laboratory
    Benjamin Banneker

    Known as the first African-American man of science, was born in 1731 in Ellicott's Mills, Md. In 1773 he began making astronomical calculations for almanacs, and in the spring of 1789 he accurately predicted a solar eclipse; that same year, he was the first African-American appointed to the President's Capital Commission.  Read more »

  • Ambassador Barzun explains how American citizens can obtain an emergency US passport in this youtube video
    How to get an Emergency Passport

    Need a U.S. passport for immediate travel? Ambassador Matthew Barzun tells you how to make this happen. For emergency passport appointments please go to http://london.usembassy.gov  Watch on Youtube »

  • Youtube video featuring  J1 Exchange visa applicants at the US Embassy in London
    How to Travel on a Work Exchange Program

    Does casual work in the USA feature in your plans? Hear from some of the people who will be sending their summer working and traveling in the U.S. through the exchange visitor (J-1) program. The Program provides countless opportunities for those looking to travel, work, and gain experience in the U.S. ranging from a few weeks to several years, then visit http://j1visa.state.gov/programs to research the countless opportunities and sponsors available.  Watch on Youtub »

  • USA College Day 2013 and the UK Fulbright Commission
    USA College Day 2013

    20 September 2013 - The largest U.S. university fair in the UK. At College Day students will have the opportunity to speak with over 150 exhibitors representing U.S. universities and educational service providers.   Read more »

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Consulate Holiday Closure

  • The U.S. Consulate Belfast is closed for a holiday.

    The U.S. Consulate General Belfast will be CLOSED on Monday, 25th May for the  U.S. Memorial Day holiday.

    We are always available in case of an emergency involving an American in distress in the UK: from the United States, dial 011-44-1253-501-106 ; from within the UK, dial [44] (0)1253-501-106

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  • U.S. Consulate General, Belfast,
    Northern Ireland
    Danesfort House
    223 Stranmillis Road
    Belfast BT9 5GR

    Phone [44] (0)28 9038 6100
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