Hotel Accommodation in London

The American Embassy London has a requirement on an ongoing basis for hotel rooms in the London area. The hotels must be situated within Transport for London Zone 1. Hotels are required in both four and five star categories. Lodging rooms in both star categories must include: A private bathroom Heating and air conditioning Internet ... Read More»

The Voting Rights Act at 55

When the Voting Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on August 6, 1965, a new era began in the United States. With a stroke of his pen, Johnson struck down discriminatory voting practices that had been adopted — primarily in Southern states — to disenfranchise African Americans. Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) – Countering Hostile State Influences

The Embassy of the United States in London invites eligible organizations to submit proposals to develop and implement a series of three (3) exchange visits to the United States in calendar year (CY) 2021, followed by a series of post-visit program impact amplification workshops/activities in the UK, for three cohorts of UK stakeholders exploring various ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo Travels to the U.K. to Discuss Transatlantic Partnership on Global Priorities

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to London, UK, from July 20-22, 2020. During his time in London, Secretary Pompeo will meet with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to discuss global priorities, including coordination on COVID-19 recovery and issues related to the People’s Republic of China (PRC).  He will also discuss the ongoing negotiations for a U.S.-UK Free ... Read More»

International Women in Engineering Day

Nora Stanton Blatch Barney is known as one of the first American women civil engineers, obtaining her degree in 1905 from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. However, did you know she spent her adolescence in the UK? She was born in Basingstoke, England, in the autumn of 1883. It wasn’t until the late 19th ... Read More»

World Oceans Day 2020

The ocean covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, supports billions of livelihoods worldwide, and provides more than half the oxygen we breathe through phytoplankton. The oceans are under a lot of pressure from illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and unsustainable fishing practices, marine debris and plastic litter, bycatch, and derelict fishing gear. #WorldOceansDay ... Read More»

Resisting China’s Aggression in the South China Sea

For more than seven decades, the United States-United Kingdom Special Relationship has been a cornerstone of global peace and security. Our alliance is steeped in shared values of openness and the rule of law, including a firm commitment to freedom of the seas. London and Washington have long championed a maritime order based on international ... Read More»

Ambassador Johnson’s letter to the British People

British friends, I am writing this letter on behalf of all Americans living in this great country. I know I speak for our entire community when I say that it has been an honor to witness the British people heroically pulling together against the COVID-19 pandemic. History has shown us again and again that when ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: The United States is Leading the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19

U.S. government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are mobilizing all necessary resources to respond rapidly, both at home and abroad.  As part of this comprehensive and generous U.S. response, the State Department and USAID are providing an initial investment of nearly $274 million in emergency health ... Read More»
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