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  • From left to right: Sandor Galambos, Economic Officer Scott Woodard, Chargé d’Affaires Jeffrey Cellars, Dr. Doran Zimmermann and Mr. Beat Schüpbach (State Department Photo)

    Embassy officials visit Swissgrid (April 9, 2014)

  • Pictured (L to R): Roman Schlager (MCH Group), Chargé Jeffrey Cellars, Christoph Lanz (MCH Group Executive Board), Economic/Commercial Officer Scott Woodard, Patrick Graber (MCH Group) Christoph Lanz, representing the MCH Group, which owns and operates Baselworld, provided the Chargé with a guided tour of the show, explaining key elements and introducing him to several U.S. exhibitors. (Photo Courtesy of MCH Group)

    Chargé promotes U.S. exports at Baselworld, the world’s premiere watch and jewelry trade show (March 27, 2014)

  • Jeffrey R. Cellars, Chargé d'Affaires and Marco Castellaneta, Head of Museum Operations/Member of the Management (State Department Photo)

    Chargé d’Affaires visits the Swiss Landesmuseum in Zürich (March 19, 2014)

  • From left to right: J. Incandela; J. R. Cellars and Bethanne Cellars, Dr. Rüdiger Voss and Ashley Wennersherron (Picture taken by CERN official)

    U.S. Embassy Bern officials visit CERN in Geneva (March 17, 2014)

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry holds a news conference after a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov focused on deescalating tensions in Ukraine in London, United Kingdom, on March 14, 2014. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

    Watch U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's news conference after a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (March 14, 2014)

  • E-Journal USA "Power Plays, Celebrating Women's achievements" (PDF, 12MB)

    In honor of March as Women's History Month, check out this E-Journal from the Department of State entitled "Power Plays, Celebrating Women's achievements" (PDF, 12MB)

  • Date: 03/01/2014 Description: The UN Security Council convenes to discuss the developing crisis in Ukraine, on March 1, 2014, in the United Nations headquarters.  (© AP Image)

    Read Secretary of State John Kerry's full remarks regarding the situation in Ukraine from March 1, 2014

  • Chargé d’Affaires Jeffrey R. Cellars answers student's questions at the U.S. Ambassador's residence in Bern (State Department Photo)

    Chargé d’Affaires hosts students from The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (February 13, 2014)

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  • Chargé d’Affaires Jeffrey Cellars speaks with pioneer and adventurer Bertrand Piccard (State Department Photo)
    Embassy Bern assists the unveiling of Solar Impulse II
    Payerne Airport - Canton of Vaud, Switzerland (April 9, 2014)
    Chargé d’Affaires assists the unveiling of Solar Impulse II and meets pilot, pioneer and adventurer Bertrand Piccard.  Solar Impulse II is scheduled for the first-ever round-the-world, solar-powered flight in 2015. 
  • Benjamin Neufeld's hybrid 1963 Corvette Stinger "Big Foot" in Davos (State Department Photo)
    #usofch March: A rare sighting of "Big Foot" in Davos
    Davos, Switzerland (March 2014)
    The car in the picture is indeed a Chevrolet Corvette, a U.S. sports car. Learn more about the car and its owner, Benjamin Neufeld in the link above. First correctly guessed by Facebooker Ac Spraggins.
  • Portrait of Candace Goforth (State Department Photo)
    High-Tech export control expert visits Switzerland
    Bern, Switzerland (March 27, 2014)
    Candace Goforth, High-Tech export control expert, visited Switzerland to speak for Swiss audiences about U.S. regulatory reform of its high-tech export control regime.  
  • The Spiez Laboratory (Photo Courtesy of Spiez Laboratory)
    Spiez Laboratory hosts Embassy officials
    Spiez, Switzerland (March 18, 2014)
    Laboratory Director Dr. Marc Cadisch welcomed the Charge d’Affaires and his team to Spiez Laboratory, Switzerland’s Institute for Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Protection.
  • Ella Fitzgerald's statue in Montreux (State Department Photo)
    #usofch: February - The First Lady of Song
    Montreux, Vaud (Clue from February 2014)
    Our tour of the United States of Switzerland took us to Montreaux to highlight "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald.  The answer was first correctly guessed on Twitter by user @schwarzd.

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