News & Events

Ambassador Hale Attends Forum on Civil Society

Today American Ambassador David Hale participated in the opening ceremony for an Open Space Forum entitled “Lebanese Civil Society: Challenges and Opportunities”.  Over the course of two days, leaders and activists from over sixty Lebanese non-governmental organizations from across the country will come together to share experiences and work on an action plan for civil ...
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Ambassador Hale Hosts a Roundtable with Human Rights Activists

Today American Ambassador David Hale hosted a round table on human rights to mark the tenth anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Mr. Wael Kheir, founder of the Foundation for Human and Humanitarian Rights, led the discussion with Ambassador Hale. In his opening remarks, Ambassador Hale underlined the U.S. Embassy’s collaboration with ...
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Ambassador Hale Honors the Legacy of Rafik Hariri on the 10th Anniversary of his Assassination

Today American Ambassador David Hale visited the grave of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri to commemorate the tenth anniversary of his assassination.  The Ambassador also paid his respects to Minister Mohammad Chatah, Major General Wissam al-Hassan, and the other individuals buried at the site. Below is Ambassador Hale’s statement following his visit. ### I first ...
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America Delivers $25 million in Weapons and Ammunition to the Lebanese Army

Today American Ambassador David Hale presided over the delivery of $25 million in assistance to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) via the M/V Advantage vessel at the Beirut Port. Ambassador Hale was accompanied by Brigadier General Manuel Kerejian, Director of the LAF Logistics Brigade. Below are Ambassador Hale’s remarks from the event. Today’s shipment, from ...
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AFCP Large Grants Program

The US Embassy is launching the AFCP LARGE GRANTS PROGRAM. It supports the preservation of major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, and museum collections that are accessible to the public and protected by law in the host country.  New projects are eligible starting to $500,000 of support.  Projects previously supported by AFCP are ...
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