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Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick Remarks at the House Democracy Partnership’s Technical Assistance Workshop

My respects to: Her Excellency Maria Angelina Lopes Sarmento, Vice President of the National Parliament of Timor-Leste; Members of Parliament; the Honorable Nick Rahall, former Congressmen from the U.S. state of West Virginia; the Honorable Erik Paulsen, former Congressmen from the U.S. state of Minnesota; Susan Epstein, retired official from the U.S. Congressional Research Service; ...
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The 2019 Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)

U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste: June 1, 2019 We are pleased to announce that U.S. Embassy Dili is an official testing site for the 2019 Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)! Registering for the FSOT is the first step in becoming a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) with the U.S. Department of State.  The mission of an FSO – as a ...
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Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick Remarks at USAID’s second International Conference of Emerging Tourism Destinations

My respects to His Excellency Dr. José Ramos-Horta; representatives from the Ministry of Tourism, Commerce and Industry and the Government of Timor-Leste; the Dili Institute of Technology; my USAID colleagues; distinguished speakers and guests.  Good afternoon. I am happy to join you today for the second International Conference of Emerging Tourism Destinations.  I would like ...
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Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick Remarks at the Anti-Corruption and Financial Investigations Conference

Thank you and good morning everyone.  I am pleased to be here to help kick off this important anti-corruption training. I would like to extend our thanks to U.S. District Judge Thomas A. Varlan from the Eastern District of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN and First Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Bennett from the District of Utah. Thank you to Maria Sarmento, ...
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Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s Press Statement after a meeting with Democratic Party Officials

I would like to thank Democratic Party President Mariano Assanami Sabino and senior PD officials for the opportunity to discuss ongoing cooperation between Timor-Leste and the United States of America. This cooperation covers a wide range of topics and supports one of Timor-Leste’s most important goals – the building of its democratic institutions. The United ...
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