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2023 Alumni Engagement Innovation Funding Available

U.S. Department of State U.S. Embassy Riga Notice of Funding Opportunity The Embassy of the United States in Riga announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2023 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2023).   We seek proposals from teams of at least ...
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U.S. to Provide Latvia with Foreign Military Financing to Strengthen Deterrence

Riga, October 7, 2022 – The U.S. government will provide Latvia with an estimated $200 million in security assistance and security cooperation funding in Fiscal Year 2022. This includes over $145 million in Foreign Military Financing (FMF) to strengthen Latvian security and military interoperability.  The latest FMF package, which received final approval by the U.S. ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 7 October, 2022 CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen non-immigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers. Check the  CDC website  for additional information and  Frequently Asked Questions . Entry and Exit Requirements Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No Is a negative COVID-19 test ...
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Ambassador John Carwile: Ukraine’s Six Months of Resistance, Resilience, and Resolve

August 30, 2022 Riga Ukraine, a country under attack by Russia since 2014, has now withstood half a year of massive bombings, sieges of cities, and atrocities against its people. Ukraine is fighting to defend not only its democracy, but its very survival as an independent country. August 24th marked the 31st anniversary of Ukraine’s ...
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