Let’s Save our Oceans!

On Friday January 13, Juliette Bengone Ngoua, an active member of the Embassy’s Book Club and AWEP Gabon member, launched the “Youth and Environment” (Jeunesse et L’Environment) initiative to raise awareness among youth regarding the importance of protecting our oceans in a conference funded by a grant from Embassy Libreville. Building on ideas presented during ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry: Sao Tome and Principe National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principeon the 40th anniversary of your independence on July 12. Sao Tome and Principe and the United States share a commitment to democracy and the rule of law.  Our nations continue ...
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Ambassador Cynthia Akuetteh – Remarks for the Announcement of Dates for the 2015 AGOA Forum

Mr. Minister, Distinguished Guests. I am grateful for the opportunity to be here today, and I want to thank Minister Tchango for the invitation. And thank you to all of you for coming out today.  Your attendance – and your hard work – is a testament to the commitment between the United States and Gabon ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and 16 Days of Activism

Today, we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. Over the next two weeks, U.S. embassies and missions around the world will all be working to raise awareness of the irreparable harm caused by gender-based violence. This issue is seared ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry: International Education Week

The Departments of State and Education celebrate the 15th annual International Education Week November 17-21, 2014. During this week, literally thousands of events will be held around the world to highlight the benefits of global learning and student exchanges. To understand why this is important, we have only to consider the consequences when people lack ...
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