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Micronesia - President Addresses General Debate, 74th Session

26 Sep 2019 - David Panuelo, President and Head of Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, addresses the general debate of the 74th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 24 – 30 September 2019).

United NationsThu, Sep 26, 2019 Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Micronesia - President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

25 Sep 2020 - David Panuelo, President and Head of Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 22 – 29 September 2020).

United NationsFri, Sep 25, 2020 Sat, Sep 26, 2020

ENR Reviews U.S. Interests in the Freely Associated States

(U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources – Tue, Jul 23, 2019) U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today chaired a hearing to examine U.S. interests in the Freely Associated States (FAS), which include the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. Relations between the U.S. and FAS began during World War II, when the United States ended Japanese occupation of the region.

U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural ResourcesTue, Jul 23, 2019 Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Full Committee Hearing on the Freely Associated States

Full video of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural ResourcesTue, Jul 23, 2019 Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Congressman Young Sends Two Bills to the President’s Desk

Today, with Senate approval two of Alaska Congressman Don Young’s bills are going to the President’s desk for signature. Congressman Young introduced H.R. 1417, the National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act, and H.R. 3398, the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act, during the 115th Congress.

U.S. Congressman Don Young's WebsiteThu, Dec 6, 2018 Mon, Dec 10, 2018

FSM President Peter Christian's Address to the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly

Statement Summary:

General Assembly of the United NationsThu, Sep 27, 2018 Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Address by H. E. David W. Panuelo On the Occasion of the 34th Day of FSM Independence

Click the large video image below for H.E. David W. Panuelo's 34th FSM Independence Day Address. The transcript of the address is below the video.

My fellow Micronesians,

Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaTue, Nov 3, 2020 Tue, Nov 3, 2020

FSM Joint National Inauguration Ceremony Livestream

The Joint National Inauguration Ceremony will be livestreamed, with the program proper starting at 10:00am today July 29 2019 PONT. The link is here and already live.

Click here to access the Inaugural Address of His Excellency David W. Panuelo, Ninth President of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaSun, Jul 28, 2019 Mon, Jul 29, 2019

President Panuelo & Vice President George Receive Ambassador Cantor, $7,700,000 via an Act Demonstrating that the United States CARES for the FSM-US Enduring Partnership

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Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaThu, Apr 30, 2020 Thu, Apr 30, 2020

New FSM Ambassador to the United States of America

Palikir, Pohnpei, 10 Jan 2017 – A brief ceremony was held on January 9th at the President’s Office in Palikir for the swearing in of Ambassador-designate Akillino H. Susaia as the next Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Ambassador to the United States of America.

Office of the President of the Federated States of MicronesiaTue, Jan 10, 2017 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Pacific Island nationals in Washington could get health coverage help

8 Mar 2017 - Micronesian, Marshallese and Palauan nationals who live in Washington might see increased state support of their health insurance, as a bill winds its way through the Washington state legislature this session.

The Seatle GlobalistWed, Mar 8, 2017 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Employment Authorization Form

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

FSM Entry Permit Application

A permit is not required for a person visiting the FSM for 30 days of less. A person needs a permit for a visit in execs of 30 days. Citizens or nationals of the United States, Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands may be issued an entry permit for the duration of the visit which shall not exceed one year. An entry permit for other nationals, however, shall not exceed 90 days. ...

Mon, Apr 10, 2017

President David W. Panuelo Explores Possible Cooperation with Powerhouse Nonprofit Environmental Organizations and Philanthropists while in D.C.

Washington D.C. – On May 23rd, 2019, His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), hosted a breakfast meeting with powerhouse D.C-based nonprofit organizations (NGOs) for potential cooperation. He met with Mr. Tracy R. Wolstencroft, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Geographic Society (NGS), and also in attendance were Mr. Dan Myer, Director of Public Policy at NGS; Mr. Seth Horstmeyer, Program Director of Oceans5; and Ms. Kathryn J. Mengerink, J.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of the Waitt Foundation.

Tue, May 28, 2019 Tue, May 28, 2019

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available for All Eligible Citizens (18+) in All FSM States

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Mon, Feb 22, 2021 Mon, Feb 22, 2021

New Release-Idaho Visit

Mon, Apr 8, 2019

Travelers Encouraged to Stay Home; if Travel to the FSM is Necessary, You Will Be Subject to Quarantine/Isolation Requirements; Travel to Chuuk Banned Until March 29th, 2020

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Thu, Mar 19, 2020 Fri, Mar 20, 2020

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) FSM DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL AFFAIRS:

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Tue, Apr 28, 2020

Senate Eyes Telehealth to Help Pacific Island Veterans Access Care

Washington DC, May 03, 2019- The Embassy of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in D.C., continues to engage on the Capitol Hill with the U.S. Congress on a variety of issues including advocacy work on FSM veterans’ affairs issues. Through these collaborations, a recent bill was introduced by Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) regarding a pilot project that would enable US veterans in the Pacific islands including the Freely Associated States have the ability to access support from the U.S. Government while in the islands.

Fri, May 3, 2019 Fri, May 3, 2019

United States Congress Votes to Restore Medicaid Eligibility for FSM Citizens Lawfully Residing in the U.S.

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Wed, Dec 23, 2020 Wed, Dec 23, 2020