US Funds $500,000 Project to Combat Trafficking in Persons

(The speech as prepared) Excellency the Minister of Justice Mr. Commissioner for Human Rights, Humanitarian Action and Relations with Civil Society Mr. Representative of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Representatives of the Judicial Family, Representatives of the Civil Society Organizations, Esteemed members of the Diplomatic Corps Dear Participants, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a …

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US Government donates $620,000 to support Mauritania’s ability to respond to health threats

(The speech as prepared) Minister, Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you for the opportunity you are giving me today to be among you to salute our joint efforts to improve epidemiological surveillance in Mauritania. Indeed, this training in 2022 of the first cohort demonstrates Mauritania’s commitment to improving its epidemiological surveillance through the continuous technical training …

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Mauritanian Government signs Important Agreement with USGS

Minister, Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be with you today to sign, on behalf of the United States government, this important $9.5 million, 22 month agreement that will provide Mauritania with important data on groundwater resources, in the northern regions of the country. This ceremony gives me the opportunity to reflect: the desert …

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Ambassador Kierscht attends McGovern-Dole sustainability workshop

Minister of Education, Ladies and gentlemen, It is always with great pleasure that I participate in activities that have a direct and tangible impact on the education and health of our children, the leaders of tomorrow. The McGovern-Dole Program is one of them. Indeed, this flagship project of the United States Government has demonstrated two …

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United States Strongly Support Mauritania’s Battalion to the G5 Sahel Joint Force

General Rayess, honored guests, Thank you for attending today’s handover ceremony. It gives me great pleasure to be here with you today to commemorate another significant milestone in the strong and proud relationship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. We stand with you today, as we have for the last 61 …

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Remarks by President Biden Before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

10:01 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, my fellow delegates, to all those who dedicate themselves to this noble mission of this institution: It’s my honor to speak to you for the first time as President of the United States. We meet this year in a moment of — intermingled with great pain …

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DCM’s Opening Remarks for UNODC Workshop

Mr. Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice, Mr. Secretary General of the Ministry of Interior, Mr. UN Resident Coordinator in Mauritania, Representatives of the Judicial Family, Representatives of the Security Forces, Representatives of the Civil Society Organizations, Dear Participants, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to be here on behalf …

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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages America …

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Remarks for Ambassador’s Participation in the Opening Remarks of The Good Governance of the Private…

Remarks for Ambassador’s Participation in the Opening Remarks of The Good Governance of the Private Sector Conference Co-hosted by the U.S. Embassy and CIPE March 6, 2019, at 3:00pm Delivered in French   Thank you all for coming. When we built this embassy, we designed this room to be used for events exactly like this, …

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Launch of the United States-Mauritania Business Forum

Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Honorable Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Colleagues from the diplomatic community, Representatives of the chambers of commerce and the Mauritanian business community, Members of the United States-Mauritania Business Forum, Dear guests, Welcome, good evening, Thanks to all of you for joining me for this important event. Today …

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President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address

Issued on: January 30, 2018 TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: Less than 1 year has passed since I first stood at this podium, in this majestic chamber, to speak on behalf of the American People …

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