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Stories of Empowerment from the Young African Leaders Initiative

By  Elizabeth Georgakopoulos  on August 6, 2019 For Mandela Washington Fellows Leah and Augustine, the Summit marks the official end of their U.S. State Department-sponsored fellowship, but for these leaders, it marks the beginning of a new stage in their commitment to lead innovation in their home countries. The kickoff to the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit ...
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Stories of Empowerment from the Young African Leaders Initiative

Mandela Washington Fellows pose for photos and celebrate at a recent YALI Summit. Stories of Empowerment from the Young African Leaders Initiative By  Elizabeth Georgakopoulos  on August 6, 2019 For Mandela Washington Fellows Leah and Augustine, the Summit marks the official end of their U.S. State Department-sponsored fellowship, but for these leaders, it marks the beginning of ...
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On the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

U.S. Department of State Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Susan and I extend our warmest wishes to Muslims around the world who are celebrating Eid al-Adha – from our friends and allies to our Muslim colleagues across the State Department.  Eid al-Adha marks the end of the Hajj, in which millions of ...
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United States Strongly Support G5 Sahel Joint Force

In a ceremony today, attended by the Mauritanian Minister of Defense, Yahya Ould Hademine, United States Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and United States Representative to the Permanent Secretariat of the G5 Sahel, Michael Dodman, delivered to the Armed Forces of Mauritania $15 million in equipment, and related training, that will support the ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump Announce Partnerships and new Projects through the Women’s Global Development

For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Office of Press Relations Today, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator (USAID) Mark Green and Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, announced 14 new projects with more than 200 public- and private-sector partners across 22 countries to support the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative. These partnerships, ...
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