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Nouakchott Migration Declaration

International Conference on Migration  Challenges and Potential: Understanding Migration and Building a Promising Future in Mauritania  Stay. Strive. Succeed.  February 13, 2024 We, the participants of the international conference on irregular migration, convened in Nouakchott under the theme “Challenges and Potential: Understanding Migration and Building a Promising Future in Mauritania,” hereby declare that we are ... Read More»

International Conference on Migration

Remarks by Ambassador Kierscht Dear Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Dear Members of the government, Dear Fellow Ambassadors, Representatives of international organizations, Representatives from the Private Sector, Members of the Diplomatic Community, Representatives from Civil Society, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for joining us at this important conference today. Ladies and Gentlemen, ... Read More»

Sixth Cohort Graduates from a Health Program

Dear Minister of Health, Dear Representative of the World Health Organization, Dear Representative of the REDDISE Program, Dear AFENET Resident Advisor, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to be with you today to celebrate the graduation of this sixth cohort of the field epidemiology training program (FETP) in Mauritania.  The United States Center for Disease ... Read More»

Repatriation of Mauritanian Nationals from the U.S.

Nouakchott, January 31, 2024 – The United States concluded another repatriation flight to Mauritania, returning a significant number of Mauritanian nationals without legal authorization to reside and work in the U.S. This marks the third flight in response to a surge of Mauritanians irregularly crossing the U.S. border. Before being removed from the United States, ... Read More»