Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. William Taylor at a Reception Commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. William Taylor at a Reception Commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

December 10, 2019 Today is International Human Rights Day and we are very happy to welcome you here today. It’s also the last day of 16 days of activism to prevent gender-based violence. Everyone here has their white ribbon on, and this white ribbon is a commitment for all of us. This white ribbon, I’m …

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. William Taylor at the American Chamber of Commerce Annual General Membership Meeting

December 5, 2019 Good evening.  Andy, thank you very much, that was delightful.  I’m honored to be here.  I’m humbled by your introductions, so thank you very much.  I want to reinforce what Andy just said about the embassy team that is here to work with all of you and they are sitting right here.  …

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Demonstration Alert– U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (December 8, 2019)

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event: On December 8, 2019, at 1:00 PM, there is a planned large-scale protest at Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti) and Bankova Street near the Presidential Administration. Thousands of protesters and 3000 police are expected to be present.  Actions to Take: Avoid demonstrations and crowds. Expect street closures, restrictions, and searches. Be aware of your surroundings and employ good situational awareness skills …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (December 8, 2019)

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event: On December 8, 2019, at 1:00 PM, there is a planned large-scale protest at Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti) and Bankova Street near the Presidential Administration. Thousands of protesters and 3000 police are expected to be present. Actions to Take: Avoid demonstrations and crowds. Expect street closures, restrictions, and searches. Be aware of your surroundings and employ good situational awareness skills …

The United States Reaffirms Its Support for Ukraine at the Normandy Format Summit

December 7,  2019 The United States reaffirms our unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the lead up to the Normandy Format Summit. The United States is committed to working with our Allies and partners to keep pressure on Russia to live up to its commitments and to begin the process of peacefully restoring …

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Kharkiv on December 10, 2019

Event:  A U.S. consular officer will visit Kharkiv in the morning on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site.  These include  notary services , acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications.  In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure …

Remarks by Charge d’ Affaires a.i. William Taylor at the 8th Annual Civil Society Development Forum

December 5, 2019 Dobriy den [Good day]. So, ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to be here with you today for this 8th annual assembly of civil society in Ukraine. This is a great opportunity for us and a great opportunity for you. So eight years ago when you started there were, I understand, about …

Acting Assistant Secretary Philip Reeker Official Visit to Ukraine

December 5, 2019 During his official visit to Ukraine on December 3-4, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker held productive discussions with Ukrainian government officials, National Bank of Ukraine officials, and representatives of civil society.  On behalf of the American people, Ambassador Reeker visited the Memorial to the Fallen in …

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Vinnytsia on December 5, 2019

The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site. These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  renewal applications. In addition to any required documents listed on our  website , please make sure you have photocopies of all your originals and translations with you. If you need a passport for someone  under the age of 16 , please understand that in almost every circumstance both parents …