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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Scheduled Demonstration in Istanbul (February 26, 2014)

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul informs U.S. citizens of news reports that a protest regarding recent corruption allegations is scheduled to take place at Taksim Square in Istanbul, Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at 12:00 p.m.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests. U.S. citizens ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Scheduled Demonstration in Istanbul (February 21, 2014)

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul informs U.S. citizens of news reports that a protest against recent legislation expanding the government’s power to regulate Internet content is scheduled to take place at Taksim Square in Istanbul, Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of ...
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Ufuk Atalay shares his International Visitor Leadership Program Experiences

Ufuk Atalay is the president of “Youth for Understanding, Turkey” and “Youth Development Association”. He participated in International Visitor Leadership Program on “Exploring Youth Policies and Expanding Opportunities for Young People” in 2011. During his exchange program, he had a chance to visit 10 cities in 6 states. He met with various youth policy actors ...
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Legislative Fellowship Program 2013 Participant Baris Urhan Shares His Experience

In 2013, Mr. Barış Urhan participated in a six-week Legislative Fellowship Program in the USA. Within the scope of the program, he first attended a one-week orientation program in Washington, and then worked for four weeks at the office of Congressman Jim McDermott, House of Representatives. Thanks to his open door practice, Mr. Urhan had ...
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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows From Turkey shared her views about the program

Cisem Dincer is working as a sales manager responsible for retail banking branches at a public bank. She also has more than fourteen years of experience in internal control, audit and financial analysis. Cisem Dincer participated in the U.S. Department of State’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at Boston University, studying “finance” during 2011 and ...
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