March 29, 2016 - A human rights lawyer, Ms. Hossain served as a powerful voice for Bangladesh’s most disadvantaged and marginalized citizens, particularly women and girls, in the country's highest courts of law.
March 20, 2016 - Ambassador Bernicat and USAID Bangladesh Deputy Director traveled to the Sundarbans for a national policy dialogue organized by USAID’s Bagh project and the Ministry of Environment and Forests on protecting tigers in Bangladesh.
March 1, 2016 - The U.S. Embassy in partnership with AmCham in Bangladesh organized the 24th annual U.S. Trade Show, hosting booths from U.S. businesses, showcasing American products and services available in Bangladesh
Headlines & Anouncements
March 31, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin led an interagency delegation to Bangladesh.
March 29, 2016 - Op-Ed by Col. Joseph Martin, Director, Center for Excellence-Disaster Management
VIDEO: How a U.S. citizen living overseas can vote during the 2016 U.S. election season.
More News from the Embassy
January 12, 2016 - IONS is a multilateral maritime security initiative to increase maritime cooperation among the littoral countries of the Indian Ocean Region. The 5th biennial assembly of the IONS, hosted by the Bangladesh Navy in Dhaka January 10-13, included officials from 33 countries and chiefs of navies from 13 countries. Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Admiral Scott Swift, headed the U.S. team at the assembly. Photos »
January 12, 2016 - "A modern Biman fleet, powered by U.S. aircraft and engines, will boost connectivity, help attract investment, and ensure that Bangladesh continues to be well represented in the world." — Charge D’Affaires David Meale Photo »
January 4, 2016 - In celebration of “Bangladesh World Tourism Year 2016,” the EMK Center partnered with AJIYER Community-Based Tourism to launch a textile exhibition at the EMK Center. Photos »
December 13, 2015 - "Whether it is climate change, security, women’s empowerment, or development, the past 40 years have shown that the U.S. and Bangladesh can accomplish amazing things when we work together." — Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs-Designate.
Security Messages for U.S. Citizens
April 24, 2016 - The Progressive Students' Alliance and Anti-Imperialist Students' Union have called for a nationwide half-day Hartal on Monday, April 25 to protest the failure of the government to make an arrest in the Tonu murder case.
March 9, 2016 - The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Current information suggests that ISIL, al-Qa'ida, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. More»
Previous Security Messages are available on the U.S. Citizen Services Messages from the Embassy page.
Speeches & Remarks
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