Ambassador

Our Annual Iftar

Our Annual Iftar

On July 10.2013, U.S. Ambassador  to Belgium Howard Gutman welcomed 150 teachers, community and religious leaders, diplomats, and friends to his home – and America’s home in Belgium – for an iftar, celebrating the start of the holy month of Ramadan. In his speech – one of the last he [...]

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A Very Special Last Post in Ypres

Every night starting in 1928, the Last Post has been played at 8:00pm under the Menin Gate Memorial in Ieper, Belgium to honor the British and Allied soldiers who fell in combat during the Ypres Salient in World War I. At present, this solemn salute has been played over 29,000 [...]

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2012 U.S. Elections Event in Brussels

2012 U.S. Elections Event in Brussels

On November 7, 2012, The U.S. Embassy to Belgium, the U.S. Mission to the EU, and the U.S. Mission to NATO, organized an event to celebrate the 2012 U.S. elections. In the Brussels city hall, American and Belgian guests and journalists were able to follow the live election results from [...]

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Visit to La Louvière

Visit to La Louvière

On July 19, 2012, as part of his “City Trips Initiative”, Ambassador Howard Gutman was welcomed to the city of La Louvière. The visit began with a presentation of the city at the Hotel de Ville, given by Mayor Jacques Gobert. Mayor Gobert, along with representatives from the city council, [...]

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