In an important symbol of America’s commitment to an enduring...
New Embassy Compound in Panama City, Panama. Completed in June 30, 2007
The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) directs the worldwide overseas building program for the Department of State and the U.S. Government community serving abroad under the authority of the chiefs of mission. In concert with other State Department bureaus, foreign affairs agencies, and Congress, OBO sets worldwide priorities for the design, construction, acquisition, maintenance, use, and sale of real properties and the use of sales proceeds.
OBO’s mission is to provide safe, secure and functional facilities that represent the U.S. Government to the host nation and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives.
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At times angry and choked with emotion,...
The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has shortlisted...
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