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CSU Klausurtag

Wildbad Kreuth, January 8, 2014 Ambassador John B. Emerson Es ist mir eine Ehre, hier in Wildbad Kreuth zu sein. Ich bin seit Ende August in Deutschland. Die Wahlen habe ich genau verfolgt. Ich möchte der CSU zu ihrem starken Ergebnis gratulieren, ebenso wie allen Mitgliedern – insbesondere aber den neuen Mitgliedern – der Regierungen, ...
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Security Message: Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Establishment of a Restricted Zone in Hamburg

U.S. Embassy Berlin informs U.S. citizens that as a result of violent protests in December, the Hamburg police have established a 24/7 restricted zone covering a large area of the city of Hamburg, including the city’s nightlife area. The restricted zone (“Gefahrengebiet”) gives police officers extra authority to stop, search, and ban people from the ...
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Jeff Johnson on Tour in Germany

Jeff Johnson, an award-winning journalist, social activist, political commentator, and author, travelled to Germany, from December 14 to 19, 2013, to inspire the next generation of leaders as a speaker for the U.S. Embassy.  In Berlin, Jeff was a key note speaker inspiring participants in Network Inclusion Leadership Berlin Workshop (TILN), co-organized by the Integration ...
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Roundtable entitled “LGBT Rights as Human Rights”

On the occasion of Human Rights Day, Ambassador John B. Emerson and Mrs. Emerson hosted a roundtable on the topic of “LGBT Rights as Human Rights” at the U.S. Embassy on December 9, 2013.  Patricia Davis, Director of the Office of Global Programs, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the U.S. Department of ...
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California Wine Tasting at the Embassy

On December 5, 2013, Ambassador Emerson opened a tasting of California wines for German students from Geisenheim University. This event was proposed by Prof. Dr. Erik Schweickert, a former member of the German Bundestag and is currently a professor in the Department of Economics at Geisenheim University. Claudia Schug Schuetz from the California Wine Institute ...
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