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FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Advances Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

Newly announced initial partners represent about 90 percent of the Western Hemisphere’s GDP January 27, 2023, White House Briefing Room. At the opening ceremony of the Summit of the Americas, President Biden announced the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity (Americas Partnership), a historic new initiative to drive the hemisphere’s economic growth, tackle the core issues ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity 2023

The Public Affairs Sections of the U.S. Embassy in Quito and U.S. Consulate in Guayaquil, under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State, are pleased to announce available funding through the Public Diplomacy Federal Awards Program. This is an open competition, outlining funding priorities, strategic themes of importance, and the procedures for submitting requests ...
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Funding Opportunity: Julia Taft Refugee Fund 2023 

The U.S. Mission in Ecuador, in collaboration with the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), is pleased to welcome proposals for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund.  Proposals may be submitted by non-governmental organizations working in refugee protection and assistance in Ecuador.  The Julia Taft Refugee Fund is meant to meet one-time, low-cost gaps ...
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DHS Continues to Prepare for End of Title 42; Announces New Border Enforcement Measures and Additional Safe and Orderly Processes

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Release Date: January 5, 2023 WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to prepare for the end of the Title 42 public health order, which is currently the subject of multiple court orders, and a return to processing all noncitizens under the Department’s Title 8 immigration authorities. To ...
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Youth Ambassadors, a U.S. cultural exchange program, celebrated 15 years in Ecuador

In addition to the celebration of the 15th anniversary, the 2022 Youth Ambassadors graduated and presented results from the projects they have implemented in their communities.  Quito, December 28, 2022. The U.S. Department of State’s Youth Ambassadors cultural exchange program celebrated its 15th anniversary in Ecuador. The program, aimed at outstanding high school students from ...
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