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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 6, 2022 Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba today in Libreville. Deputy Secretary Sherman and President Bongo Ondimba had a productive conversation on potential new avenues for deepening our strong relations. They discussed environmental protection and climate resilience, Congo Basin conservation efforts, ...
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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Travel to South Africa, Angola, Gabon, and France

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 29, 2022 Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will travel to South Africa, Angola, Gabon, and France from May 2 to 7. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Molly Phee and National Security Council Senior Director for Africa Dana Banks will join the Deputy Secretary’s delegation. In South Africa, Deputy Secretary ...
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“Women’s coffee with Chargé” to celebrate International Women’s Day

Chargé Watson hosted a “Women’s coffee with Chargé” to celebrate International Women’s Day.  Fifteen women leaders representing NGOs, entrepreneurs, civil servants, media professionals, members of the AWEP network, and other alumni discussed the challenges Gabonese women face to gender equality, education, gender assumptions, and more. Chief of Staff to the Minister of Good Governance and ...
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Sao Tome and Principe- Level 1:  Exercise Normal Precautions H

Sao Tome and Principe- Level 1:  Exercise Normal Precautions             H Exercise normal precautions in Sao Tome and Principe. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1  Travel Health Notice for Sao Tome and Principe due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in ...
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Gabon – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution C H

Gabon – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution       C H Exercise increased caution in Gabon due to COVID-19.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire travel advisory. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Gabon due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 ...
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