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Grant Opportunity (NOFO: PD-SEOUL-FY20-01)

Funding Opportunity Title: American Spaces Makerspace Fellow Grant Program Funding Opportunity Number: PD-SEOUL-FY20-01 Deadline for Applications: March 8, 2020 CFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Type of Funding:  FY20 Smith-Mundt Public Diplomacy Funds Total Amount Available: $25,000 Length of performance period: 6 months Anticipated program start date:  May 2020 Number of awards anticipated: 1 award *** ...
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Vulnerability of North Korean People to Coronavirus Outbreak

Press Statement Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson February 13, 2020 The United States is deeply concerned about the vulnerability of the North Korean people to a coronavirus outbreak. We strongly support and encourage the work of U.S. and international aid and health organizations to counter and contain the spread of coronavirus in the DPRK. The United ...
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Health and Travel Alert: Increased Korean Government Screenings for Coronavirus

February 13, 2020 U.S. citizens who visit the Republic of Korea (ROK) may experience increased health screenings and delays in accessing routine health care while traveling in-country due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns.  Before you travel to the ROK, visit the Korea Immigration Service website for the latest information on ROK entry restrictions.  The Korean government also posts daily ...
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Readout of Deputy Special Representative for North Korea Alex Wong’s Trip to Seoul

Media Note February 12, 2020 Deputy Special Representative for North Korea Alex Wong met with officials from the Republic of Korea Blue House, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Unification to discuss the continued U.S.-ROK coordination on achieving our shared goals of complete denuclearization and bringing lasting peace to the Korean Peninsula in ...
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The United States Announces Assistance To Combat the Novel Coronavirus 

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 7, 2020 This week the State Department has facilitated the transportation of nearly 17.8 tons of donated medical supplies to the Chinese people, including masks, gowns, gauze, respirators, and other vital materials. These donations are a testament to the generosity of the American people. Today, the ...
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