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Joint Statement from U.S.-Mongolia TIFA Talks

Today, senior U.S. Government officials and officials from the Government of Mongolia convened in Ulaanbaatar to resume the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)—talks last held in 2008. TIFA serves as an important forum for fostering the U.S.-Mongolia trade and investment relationship. With the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Mongolia’s “decision for democracy,” these ... Read More»

The 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, Kenya

President Obama elevated entrepreneurship to the forefront of the United States’ engagement agenda during a historic speech in Cairo in 2009. Since 2010, when the U.S. hosted the first Summit in Washington, D.C., GES has expanded to a global event, subsequently hosted by the governments of Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, and Morocco. The ... Read More»

U.S. Delegation Led by Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Holleyman Restarts Trade and Investment Framework Talks in Mongolia

On May 18, U.S. and Mongolian government officials will meet in Ulaanbaatar to restart Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) talks after a seven-year hiatus.  The TIFA Talks offer the United States and Mongolia a key venue to deepen our long-standing cooperation on a number of bilateral trade issues.  Specifically, the TIFA lets the U.S. and ... Read More»

Celebrating the International Migratory Bird Day, the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar is Screening “Winged Migration” Film

The U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar will screen the film, “Winged Migration,” at the American Cultural and Information Center  in celebration of this month’s International Migratory Bird Day on Wednesday May 27, 2015 at 4:00PM. An exquisitely photographed film, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents, “Winged Migration” offers a view of the world through the eyes ... Read More»

Two Mongolian Alumni Projects Won 2015 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund Grants

This year the U.S. Department of State hosted its fifth annual Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) project competition, and two projects proposed by Mongolian teams are being granted funding. The projects, “Equal Access: Crowdsourcing a Wheelchair Map” and “Empowering Women and Girls through Entrepreneurship,” were planned by alumni of U.S. government exchange programs. Forty-eight innovative ... Read More»