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  • The five participants of the Leadership and Environmental program held in the United States on September 2014 presented the results of their projects in support to their communities. In this video, they explain their experience and the challenges they had to meet in order to complete their missions.

    On Earth Day, two of the five Peruvian students who participated in the U.S. Leadership and Environmental Program, explain how their environmental initiatives will benefit their schools and communities

  • (April 22) Today is a good opportunity to renew your commitment for the care of the planet and its inhabitants.  What is your commitment?

    Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22. The United States is leading efforts to reduce the impact of climate change on the world, and to make it safer and healthier.

  • Deadline for applications is May 15, 2015. Download the form here.

    Apply now to a Summer Camp Scholarship on Science, Climate Change and Environment Protection in California!

  • (April 21) The policy of the United States is clear. As President Obama said in Panama, and I quote him, “When I came to my first Summit of the Americas six years ago, I promised to begin a new chapter of engagement in this region. I believed that our nations had to break free from the old arguments, the old grievances that had too often trapped us in the past, that we had a shared responsibility to look to the future and to think and act in fresh ways. I pledged to build a new era of cooperation between our countries, as equal partners, based on mutual interest and mutual respect.”

    Remarks of Secretary of State John Kerry at the 45th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas

  • (April 15) Appendix to diplomatic correspondence of 1865; the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, late president of the United States of America, and the attempted assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and Frederick W. Seward, Assistant Secretary, on the evening of the 14th of April, 1865; expressions of condolence and sympathy inspired by these events.

    Peru was also part of the world recognition to President Abraham Lincoln, after his passed away on April 15, 1865, with letters of condolences sent by several Peruvian authorities

More News From the Embassy

  • (April 14) (El Comercio)
    Peruvian cacao is awarded in the United States! Theo Chocolate won for the second consecutive year at Seattle Fair and dedicated victory to Piura cacao producers.

    Theo Chocolate representative Denis Macray dedicated this achievement to cooperative Norandino producers, which produces cacao in several areas of Tumbes, Chulucanas (Piura) and Amazonas. 

  • (April 13)
    More Public School Teachers continue benefitting from U.S. training on English language teaching.

    At their return to Peru, teachers committed to provide students a better education of the English language. Click here to learn about the experience of one of the teachers who was trained in ASU (Arizona State University). 

  • (April 12)
    Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

    The President’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) will be the United States’ premier exchange program in the hemisphere. YLAI will provide 250 fellowships each year, beginning in 2016, to enable participants from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States to develop joint business and civil society initiatives. 

  •  (April 11)
    Remarks by President Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba Before Meeting

    President Obama: This is obviously a historic meeting. The history between the United States and Cuba is obviously complicated, and over the years a lot of mistrust has developed. But during the course of the last several months, there have been contacts between the U.S. and the Cuban government. President Castro earlier today spoke about the significant hardships that the people of Cuba have undergone over many decades. I can say with all sincerity that the essence of my policy is to do whatever I can to make sure that the people of Cuba are able to prosper and live in freedom and security, and enjoy a connection with the world where their incredible talents and ingenuity and hard work can thrive.  

  • (April 10)
    Bi-National Center will have a new building in Santiago de Surco, in Lima. U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Marcia Bosshardt and Councillor of the Santiago de Surco Municipality Alfonso Massa placed the first stone of the building.

    With this new building, the sixth Bi-National Center in Lima, English teaching and cultural programs will reach to more students in the South of Lima. 

  • (April 7)
    President Barack Obama will be in Panama April 10–11 for the seventh Summit of the Americas, and his top advisers are seeking ways for governments in the Western Hemisphere to increase their engagement with civil society groups as part of the proceedings.

    U.S. summit agenda include discussions on energy, democratic governance, health, the environment, security and migration. 

  • (March 18)
    U.S. Ambassador Brian A. Nichols along with the Minister of the Environment Manuel Pulgar-Vidal participated in the opening of the Regional Workshop on Reduction of the Use of Mercury in Small-Scale Mining

    The workshop’s objective is to avoid more damage caused by mercury to human health and the environment. Officers specialized in the fight against illegal mining of Peru, Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador participated in the workshop held March 17 -19. 

SECRETARY OF STATE KERRY AT COP20

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2014 Priorities

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