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Ambassador's Letter to Congressman Don Young

Ambassador Susaia Extends Congratulation to Members of the U.S. Congress after the U.S. mid-term Elections

Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Cárdenas, Radewagen, Gabbard, Womack, Case, Sablan Introduce the Covering Our FAS Allies Act

Oct 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), along with Representatives Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Steve Womack (R-AR), Ed Case (D-HI), and Gregorio Sablan (D-MP) introduced the Covering Our FAS Allies (COFA) Act. This bipartisan bill would reinstate Medicaid eligibility for citizens of the Freely Associated States (FAS) – the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 Fri, Oct 25, 2019

“To Those of You Who Are Aiding Our Stranded Citizens Abroad: Thank You,” Says President Panuelo, Vice President George, and Governors Oliver, Sigrah, Elimo, and Falan

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Wed, Jun 10, 2020 Wed, Jun 10, 2020

Letter to Speaker: RE PIF

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Kosrae State Birth Certificate Request Form

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

President Panuelo Amends Decree Suspending Use of Special Polling Places in Guam & Honolulu; Absentee Ballots Received by March 16, 2021 to be Counted

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Amended Decree

Wed, Feb 24, 2021 Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Secretary Pompeo Tells President Panuelo: “We’re Ready to Start Negotiations on the Compact of Free Association”

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Secretary Pompeo Tells President Panuelo: “We’re Ready to Start Negotiations on the Compact of Free Association”

Mon, Aug 5, 2019 Mon, Aug 5, 2019

Amendment to Constitutional Emergency Order No. 20-01

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Thu, Mar 19, 2020

ATTENTION FSM CITIZENS CURRENTLY IN THE FSM BUT WHO PERMANENTLY RESIDE IN HAWAII OR GUAM: April 13th & April 14th Are the Last Outbound Flights for FSM Citizens for the Foreseeable Future

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Thu, Apr 9, 2020 Thu, Apr 9, 2020

e-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

FSM Passport Application Form

Thu, Feb 8, 2018

FSM National Government Begins COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign for Frontline Workers; President Panuelo Takes Vaccine to Build Trust & Confidence

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Mon, Jan 4, 2021 Mon, Jan 4, 2021

President Panuelo Discusses REAL ID and Compact of Free Association with Governor Ige of the State of Hawaii


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President Panuelo Discusses REAL ID and Compact of Free Association with Governor Ige of the State of Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii—On June 25th 2019 His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), was received by the Honorable David Y. Ige, Governor of the U.S. State of Hawaii in a courtesy call to discuss drivers licenses and the Compact of Free Association, among other topics.

Wed, Jun 26, 2019 Wed, Jun 26, 2019

The FSM Development Bank Scholarship

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

Notice To Citizens: COVID-19

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Wed, Aug 12, 2020

Press Release-CANN

Washington, DC, April 09, 2019- Wednesday, 3rd of April 2019, Mr. David Anitok from the COFA Alliance National Network (CANN), Oregon chapter and Mr. Alson Kellen, Executive Director for the Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM) Program who was also a former Mayor of Bikini atoll paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Susaia. The courtesy call granted an opportunity for the Embassy to be briefed on the current and ongoing engagements of both organizations, particularly their endeavors advocating for COFA citizens.

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

President Panuelo Visits Tomb of the Unknown Solider, Pays His Respects

(Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, May 21, 2019) –In an elaborate, solemn, and well-attended event, His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), joined his two fellow Micronesian Presidents—Her Excellency Dr. Hilda C. Heine, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and His Excellency Tommy Remengesau, Jr., President of the Republic of Palau—on Monday, May 20, 2019, in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, held at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Thu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 2019

New Zealand Ambassador Banks Paid Courtesy Call on Ambassador Susaia

Washington, D.C., January 18, 2019 - Her Excellency Ambassador Rosemary Banks, newly appointed Ambassador for New Zealand to the United States, paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Susaia on the 18th of January 2019. After the usual welcoming and exchange of pleasantries, the dialogue between the two shifted its focus to issues and matters of mutual interest for both New Zealand and FSM. They discussed issues including climate change and how best to collaborate in D.C., to further promote the interest of the Pacific region.

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

Amendment to the Public Health Emergency Declaration Per Congressional Resolution No. 21-117

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Justification for the Public Health Emergency Declaration to World Health Organization

Fri, Feb 14, 2020 Mon, Feb 3, 2020

Second Update on the Implementation of the FSM COVID-19 Framework

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Tue, Aug 18, 2020 Tue, Aug 18, 2020