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  • Ambassador Suzi LeVine gives a presentation on communication to students in Neuchatel, as a student reviews the U.S. Embassy Bern Facebook page.

    Ambassador LeVine Visits the Academy for Journalism and Media of the University Neuchatel

  • (from left) Benjamin Miller from RUAG, Thomas DeFee from the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security, Pete Walker from the Commerce Department’s Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing, Rola Hariri from the State Department’s Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Dr. Judd Stitziel from the State Department’s Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Meredith Sundlof from the State Department’s Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Nadia De Pietro from RUAG, Alexandre Leuba from RUAG, and Chad Leezer from the State Department’s Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance.

    U.S. Depts of State and Commerce Increase Understanding of Defense Export Controls

  • Ambassador LeVine addresses Swiss manufacturers at the U.S. Embassy’s U.S. Export Controls Seminar, joined by Embassy Bern Economic Officer Jeremy Beer, Mr. Eric LeVine, and Mr. Erwin Bollinger, Head of SECO’s Export Controls and Sanctions Office.

    U.S. Embassy Bern Hosts Export Control Seminar for Swiss Industry Leaders

  • Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Cellars and Massachusetts-Basel Exchange Students (Credit:Basel-Stadt)

    Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Cellars and Massachusetts-Basel Exchange Students

  • Stu Huffman - Iran Sanctions Team Lead, Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, U.S. Dept. of State; Sarah Liebschutz - Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief Counsel, Foreign Assets Control, Dept. of Treasury; John Smith Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Dept. of Treasury; Amb. Livea – Head of Bilateral Economic Relations at Switzerland’s Federal Department of Economic Affairs (SECO); YJ Fischer - Assistant Coordinator for Diplomatic Engagement - Office of Iran Nuclear Implementation, Dept. of Treasury – addressing members of the Swiss banking, finance, and insurance industries on Iran sanctions implementation.

    Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Brings Delegation to Switzerland

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