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  • First Lady Michelle Obama with recipients of the 2014 International Women of Courage Awards (Photo: AFP)

    2014 International Women of Courage Awards

    March 4, 2014 - The U.S. Department of State's International Women of Courage Awards honor women from around the globe who have exemplified exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for human rights, women’s equality, and social progress, often at great personal risk.

  • Women's History Month

    March is Women's History Month

    In 1981, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution establishing National Women's History Week. In 1987, Congress expanded the week to a month, and has since passed such a resolution every year to celebrate women's history and accomplishments.

  • Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards (Photo: U.S. Embassy Dhaka)

    Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards in Bangladesh

    March 1, 2014 - American folk group “Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards” visited Bangladesh as part of the American Music Abroad cultural exchange program, during which performed at a public concert, led lecture workshops, and participated in outreach with young musicians and students.

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  • Ambassador Mozena and USAID Mission Director  Janina Jaruzelski at USAID's aquaculture project carp hatchery site at Patuakhali.

    The Ambassador and USAID Mission Director visit Barisal

    February 28, 2014 - Ambassador Mozena and USAID Mission Director Janina Jaruzelski visited Barisal division, where they met with local government officials and civil society, toured USAID program sites, and enjoyed the cultural and historical sites of the region.

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Headlines & Anouncements

  • Statement of G-7 Leaders on Ukraine

    Mar 12, 2014 - Call on the Russian Federation to cease all efforts to change the status of Crimea contrary to Ukrainian law and in violation of international law.

More News from the Embassy

  • International Women's Day Celebration

    March 9, 2014 - American Corners in Sylhet, Khulna, Rajshahi and Chittagong observed International Women's Day with discussions and debate for students on the empowerment of women, as well as art and essay competitions for school kids. 

  • Inauguration of American Corner Rajshahi

    February 18, 2014 - The American Corner Rajshahi now joins a nationwide network of American Spaces in Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, and Khulna, where Bangladeshi students can learn more about America and educational opportunities in the United States with a range of resources, including books, DVDs and internet terminals, as well as programs such as the English Club, Movie Club, and thematic talks and presentations.  

  • American Sports Envoys Visit Bangladesh

    February 3, 2014 - American sports envoys Tony Sanneh and Linda Hamilton visited Bangladesh through the U.S. Department of State’s SportsUnited program, during which they shared their experiences and skills with audiences and led intensive intermediate and advanced skills workshops for young football players. 

  • New USAID Mission Director Janina Jaruzelski Arrives in Bangladesh

    January 2, 2014 - Jaruzelski assumes leadership at a time when Bangladesh is a partner country for all three major U.S. Government development initiatives: Feed the Future, Global Climate Change and the Global Health Initiative.  

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  • Embassy of the United States of America
    Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
    Phone: (880) (2) 8855500
    Fax: (880) (2) 9881677
    Open Sunday-Thursday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm*

    The American Center
    Archer K. Blood Library & EducationUSA
    Plot-1, J-Block, Progoti Sharoni
    Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
    Phone: (880) (2) 885-5500
    Fax: (880) (2) 9881677
    Open Sunday-Thursday, 10:00 am–4:30 pm*

    * Except U.S. Mission Dhaka holidays

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