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Grow up with the U.S. at the American Film Festival!

The Seventh Annual American Film Festival, organized by the U.S. Embassy Tashkent in cooperation with the National Agency Uzbekkino, will be held at the Alisher Navoi Cinema Palace September 26-28, 2014. The theme of this year’s Festival is “Growing up in America.”  The selected films will tell different stories of growing up in America and ...
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Ecotourism Expert Dean Reeder Visits Uzbekistan

Mr. Dean Reeder, former National Tourism Director for the U.S. National Park Service and ecotourism expert visited Uzbekistan from September 8-14.  Supported by Embassy Tashkent, Mr. Reeder led seminars on “Ecotourism Development” for Government of Uzbekistan officials at the Zaamin National Park and at the headquarters of the Main Forestry Department in Tashkent.  He also ...
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Absentee Voting Week – September 29-October 6, 2014

Absentee Voting Week is September 29-October 6 Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2014 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In many states, the voter registration deadline for the November 2014 elections is October 6.  For some voters this might mean their paper voter registration and ...
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Embassy Conducts Seminar on Combating Human Trafficking

The U.S. Embassy, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the anti-trafficking NGO Istiqbolli Avlod jointly facilitated a seminar August 18-21 in Tashkent on combating trafficking in persons (TIP).  This seminar, the second in a multi-part series, exposed participants to a variety of mechanisms to combat human trafficking and promoted greater public-private ...
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Secretary Kerry on Uzbekistan Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Uzbekistan as you celebrate 23 years of independence. Your Foreign Minister, Abdulaziz Kamilov, visited Washington, D.C., in my first month as Secretary of State. We discussed Uzbekistan’s important role in bringing peace and prosperity to the entire region. ...
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