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MEPI 2020 Local Grants NOFO

MEPI 2020 Local Grants NOFO is now posted on the www.grants.gov website. The MEPI Local Grants Program’s mission is to sustain the U.S. commitment to strengthening direct partnerships with local actors to promote prosperity and participatory governance. Please click here for the MEPI 2020 Local Grant NOFO. For Lebanon-related grants, read carefully the areas of priorities under Lebanon in the NOFO. Applicants must submit their complete ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (January 3, 2020)

Event:  Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, the U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens in Lebanon to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness. Actions to Take: Monitor our embassy website and local and international media for updates Stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners. Have a contingency plan for ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (31 December 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (31 December 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Awkar, Beirut, Lebanon Event: There is a call for protests today, December 31, in the Awkar area of Beirut. Lebanese security forces are planning to close roadways near the U.S. Embassy beginning at 1400. Actions to take: Monitor our embassy website ...
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Statement by U/S of State for Political Affairs David Hale Developments in Lebanon

Good morning everyone I am in Lebanon today, at the request of Secretary of State Pompeo, to meet with Lebanese leaders to discuss the current situation here. My visit reflects the strength of the partnership between our two countries. I am here to encourage Lebanon’s political leaders to commit to and to undertake meaningful, sustained ...
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Visit of Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale arrived in Lebanon today to meet with a broad range of Lebanese officials. During his visit, Under Secretary Hale, who served as U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon from 2013-2015, will underscore America’s commitment to its partnership with the state of Lebanon. He will encourage Lebanon’s political leaders ...
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