ADIPEC Kick-Off Breakfast

Chargé d’Affaires Steve Bondy kicked off AmCham Abu Dhabi’s breakfast before ADIPEC 2018 began. The U.S. delegation is led by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Gas Shawn Bennett. Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) is intended for international and regional Oil and Gas professionals, who are involved in both the technical and non-technical ...
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The Walk Unified Event

The U.S. Embassy was delighted to take part in the Walk Unified at Umm Al Emarat Park on November 9, 2018, as part of the Walk of Tolerance during the Tolerance National Festival. The walk was led by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, the UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation amid a massive ...
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The United States Mission to the UAE Launches Discover America 2018

The United States’ Mission to the UAE and the U.S. Commercial Service are delighted to launch Discover America 2018, a series of trade promotion events celebrating the multitude of connections between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates.   During Discover America 2018, which will take place from October 15 to October 31, the U.S. ...
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U.S. Mission to the UAE and ISN organize American Education Expo 2018

The International Student Network (ISN), in partnership with United States Mission to the UAE and EducationUSA, will stage this year’s annual American Education Expo education fair in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.   Accredited U.S. universities and educational institutions will present university programs from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, September 28, in Abu Dhabi ...
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Embassy Ramadan Iftar

On May 29, the Chargé d’Affaires hosted an iftar dinner for 100 Emirati guests, including community leaders, business contacts, and ambassadors, where he spoke about the significance of Ramadan as a month of giving and “a very special time to reconnect with family and friends.” Following the event, the Embassy donated the remaining food to the ...
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Remarks by Knox Thames Special Advisor for Religious Minorities at the International Muslim Communities Congress.

Statement by Knox Thames Special Advisor for Religious Minorities in the Near East and South/Central Asia U.S. Department of State The Future of Muslim Minorities: Opportunities and Challenges Abu Dhabi, UAE May 7-8, 2018 Promoting and protecting religious minorities is a foundational tenet of the United States, established in our constitution domestically and mandated in ...
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President Donald J. Trump Announces Enhanced National Security Measures

September 24, 2017 New security measures establish minimum requirements for international cooperation to support U.S. visa and immigration vetting Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the establishment of enhanced national security measures, aimed at creating—for the first time in history—minimum requirements for international cooperation to support visa and immigration vetting and adjudications for individuals seeking ...
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Tolerance is Happiness Gala

U.S. Consul General Paul Malik spoke about the importance of tolerance at the Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Network of the UAE’s second annual gala dinner on May 18 in Dubai. Please see his full remarks (as prepared for delivery) below. Your excellency, Sheikha Lubna, ladies and gentleman, friends – good evening. I am very pleased ...
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U.S. Consul General Paul Malik participated in the Solar Decathlon Middle East Workshop

U.S. Consul General Paul Malik participated in the Solar Decathlon Middle East Workshop on April 30. Below is the full text of his remarks: “Good morning. Thank you for the kind invitation to address the Solar Decathlon Middle East workshop this morning. I would like to congratulate HE Saeed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO ...
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Statement by President Trump on Syria

April 6, 2017 The President: My fellow Americans: On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians. Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children. It was a slow and brutal death for so many. Even beautiful babies were cruelly murdered in ...
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Ambassador Leaf Hosts UAE OTC delegation.

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. OTC is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry featuring more than 2,300 exhibitors, and attendees representing 100 countries. Founded in 1969, OTC’s ...
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U.S. Ambassador Inaugurates the US Pavilion at IDEX 2017 

U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi is Pleased to Announce Its Support for The U.S. Presence at IDEX2017. IDEX 2017, a U.S. Department of Commerce-certified trade show, is the premier land and naval defense exhibition serving the Middle East and Africa region. Over 110 American firms will participate in the show as part of the official ...
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Students at Ajman Modern School Enjoying Red Baraat ‘s Music.

Red Baraat’s UAE Concert Tour! The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai are proud to sponsor the musical tour of the American band “Red Baraat” here in the UAE. (see details of concerts in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah below) Dubbed “the best party band in years”, Red Baraat’s ...
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On the Occasion of U.S. National Day

Your Excellency, Dr. Maitha Al Shamsi; Your Highnesses, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, my fellow Americans; Welcome. As you know, Independence Day as we call our beloved Fourth of July, is a celebration that is pretty challenging to pull off here in the slightly elevated temperatures of an Emirati summer. But February we find is an ...
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U.S. Ambassador Barbara A. Leaf remarks at the National Day Celebration in Abu Dhabi on February 18, 2015

U.S. Ambassador Barbara A. Leaf On the Occasion of U.S. National Day Wednesday, February 18, 2015 The Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi, UAE   Your Excellency, Shaikha Lubna Al Qassimi, Minister for International Cooperation and Development; Your Highnesses, Ladies and Gentlemen, fellow Americans; Let me start by welcoming you all to our National Day celebration. ...
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