July 4, 2014 - U.S. Embassy Dhaka celebrates the U.S. Independence Day by hosting a reception for honored guests, a shining example of the great relations between the U.S. and Bangladesh.
June 29, 2014 - Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, visits our EMK Center as the first representative of the Kennedy family and gives opening keynote speech at the 5th Annual Social Business Day in Dhaka.
May 22, 2014 - President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Marcia Bernicat as the next U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, U.S. Department of State.
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Funding and mentorship for great science and tech startups or ideas! Get the chance to win $25,000 in startup funding and a trip to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Morocco. Application deadline: July 31, 2014.
Education, leadership and cultural events scheduled at the American Center in Baridhara and EMK Center in Dhanmondi.
June 20, 2014 - Secretary Kerry released the 2014 TIP Report, the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking.
More News from the Embassy
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.
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.
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.
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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