Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson’s Travel To Istanbul

July 9-10, 2017 Istanbul Secretary Tillerson traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, July 9–10, where he met with senior Turkish officials to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. Remarks to the Staff of the U.S. Consulate General Istanbul ;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, Istanbul, Turkey Remarks at the World Petroleum Council Congress Opening Ceremony ;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Istanbul, Turkey
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#SWTTurkey Photo Contest Winners

Our Summer Work & Travel Turkey Photo Contest Reception took place with the participation of our Consul General Jennifer Davis and Ambassador John Bass where the runner-ups of our contest received their prizes. We would also like to congratulate our winner, Ipek Dolu! Thank you to all who shared their photos this summer with #SWTTurkey ...
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TechCamp Istanbul

October 13-14, 2016 | Istanbul The U.S. Mission to Turkey in partnership with International Medical Corps hosted “TechCamp Istanbul: Digital Solutions for Displaced Populations” on October 13-14 in Istanbul.The event brought together more than 80 service providers and tech experts from Turkey, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Italy, and the U.S. to empower NGOs and civil society ...
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Ambassador John Bass is hosting students to watch the U.S. Presidential Elections

The vote today (November 8, 2016) is the 58th U.S. presidential election. U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John Bass is watching the elections with academics, alumni from the YES program, and other invited guests at his residence in Ankara. The YES (Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study) program is a fully-funded exchange program for high school students ...
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Consul General Davis Visited Istanbul Governor Vasip Şahin

Jennifer Davis officially began her tenure as U.S. Consul General in Istanbul on October 14 after her introductory meeting with Istanbul Governor Vasip Şahin. “Very honored to meet Istanbul Governor Vasip Şahin and discuss the importance of the U.S.-Turkey bilateral relationship”, Consul General Davis said after the meeting.
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Presentation on U.S. Elections 2016 – Hacettepe University on October 11, 2016

U.S. Embassy Consular Officer, Joseph Yackley gave a talk on the U.S. election system on October 11, 2016 at Hacettepe University to American Culture and Literature Department students.  His presentation focused on the U.S. election system, selection of candidates and general information about electoral system. After his presentation, Yackley opened the floor for questions and engaged ...
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Ambassador Bass Visited The Resettlement Support Center in Turkey

September 23, 2016 | Istanbul US Ambassador John Bass and Holly Holzer Bass visited the Resettlement Support Center (“RSC”) in Turkey where refugees who are referred to the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (“USRAP”) have their cases screened and then adjudicated for resettlement by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”). Once they are found eligible ...
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Ambassador John Bass’ Speech At the 240th Independence Day Reception

"It has been a difficult, painful year since Holly Hanım and I hosted many of you last year at this event. Both of our societies have suffered pain and loss at the hands of terrorists. We feel the losses here in Turkey deeply, and we again extend our deep condolences to everyone here and across ...
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Let’s Up Demo Days

Student entrepreneurship is on the rise and becoming even more important, both for students as they develop long-term leadership skills, and business connections in Turkey. Additionally, entrepreneurship is an activity that cannot only enhance students’ success academically, but strengthen confidence and instill qualities and skills conducive to success upon graduation. To foster the ecosystem in ...
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