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    Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the International Visitor Leadership Program

    On September 30, consul general Marcos Mandojana hosted a reception at his residence in honor of the 75th anniversary of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), one of the most important U.S. State Department exchange programs. About 400 people from the consular district have been selected to travel under these programs. 

  • Head of Government of Andorra and the consul general (Photo: U.S. Consul General Barcelona)
    Consul General Mandojana’s first official visit to Andorra

    On September 17-18 , the new consul general, Marcos Mandojana, accompanied by the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Krishna Urs, made their first official visit to the Principality of Andorra. They met with the Head of Government, Antoni Martí and the main authorities of the country. The consul general also participated in the annual meeting of the Fubright Bilateral Committee, during which he stressed the importance of the Fulbright Exchange Program, signed 15 years ago between the U.S. and Andorra. 

  • Marcos Mandojana at the IoT World Solutions Congress (Photo: U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona)
    Consul general Marcos Mandojana attends the openning ceremony of the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona

    On 16 September, the consul general was one of the keynote speakers at the opening ceremony of the first World Congress on the Internet of Things, which was held in Barcelona. The IoT Solutions World Congress attracted companies, many of them American, and prominent international experts who offered the latest developments and innovations offered by the Internet of Things applied to the industrial sector. 

  • Fire Film Festival (Photo: U.S. Consulate General)
    The Consulate General collaborates with FIRE!! Gay and Lesbian Film Fest

    For the second year, the consulate general has been a major sponsor of FIRE!! Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival. This year, as the festival marked its 20th anniversary, six American films were featured, including the documentary Regarding Susan Sontag. The consulate invited its director, Nancy Kates, to participate in its premier on July 4th. 


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