Notice Regarding Scam Using US Embassy Name

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Notice Regarding Scam Using US Embassy Name August 8, 2018 – The U.S. Embassy Mozambique is aware of an ongoing tender scam using our name to fraudulently request sample items or money.  If your business receives a tender from a “Mr. Kerry ...
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Secretary Tillerson Meets With African Foreign Ministers

Secretary Tillerson Meets With African Foreign Ministers Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 22, 2017   Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with delegations from 37 countries and the African Union Commission, in addition to representatives from the U.S. and African private sectors and civil society on November 17 to address our ...
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Secretary Tillerson’s Remarks on the 2016 International Religious Freedom Annual Report

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Morning, all. We are releasing today the  2016 International Religious Freedom Report.  This report is a requirement pursuant to the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 – legislation that upholds religious freedom as a core American value under the Constitution’s First Amendment, as well as a universal human right. This law calls for the government to, quote, “[Stand] for ...
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On the Latest DPRK Provocation

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC July 28, 2017 The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the second this month, in blatant violation of multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions that reflect the will of the international community. All nations should take a strong public ...
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President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress

President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — and citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our nation’s path towards civil rights and the work that still remains ...
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Secretary Tillerson’s Welcome Remarks to State Department Employees

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, good morning, all. We apologize for being late. It seemed that this year’s prayer breakfast, people felt the need to pray a little longer. (Laughter.) But I certainly welcomed them all, so – thank you for such a warm reception. And it’s a pleasure to be here, obviously. I’ve been anxious to ...
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President Trump’s inaugural address

President Trump delivered this inaugural address on January 20, 2017. THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Pittman at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo

Remarks at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo Maputo, Eduardo Mondlane University Monday, October 31, 2016   Dr. Quilambo Dr. Macome Professor Moche Dr. Mokate Ms. Machanguana YALI Regional Leadership Center participants, good morning. On behalf of the U.S. government I would like to welcome you to the opening of the Maputo satellite ...
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Ambassador Pittman at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo

In July 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama announced the creation of four Regional Leadership Centers (RLCs), located in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.  The Maputo Center, which opened in October, is a branch of the South Africa Center, focusing on Lusophone participants. These centers are part of the broader program under YALI to empower ...
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Remarks by President Obama at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

September 21, 2016 Plaza Hotel New York, New York As President, I’ve worked to transform our relationship with Africa so that we’re working together, as equal partners.  I’m proud to be the first American President to visit sub-Saharan Africa four times; the first to visit Ethiopia and speak before the African Union; the first to ...
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IUCN World Conservation Congress

The #IUCNcongress will meet from September 1-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to address the most pressing challenges we face as our planet struggles to meet human needs. Held every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress gathers thousands of people who work on conservation issues from around the world and provides a forum for them to work ...
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Presidential Proclamation – Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation As a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States ...
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Presidential Proclamation – Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Dallas, Texas

By the President of the United States of America  A Proclamation As a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Dallas, Texas, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of ...
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International Albinism Awareness Day

Ambassador Pittman Remarks International Albinism Awareness Day Maputo Municipal Council I am honored to be able to share this special day with you.  I thank you for your invitation and I thank the organizers for preparing this event as we recognize the contributions of people with albinism to society and seek to increase their protection.  ...
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2015 Country Human Rights Practices

Release of the 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC Secretary Kerry: Good afternoon, everybody. Thanks for being here. I’m going to make a statement and I have to run from here to an NSC meeting on a number of issues, so forgive me ...
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Op-Ed of Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Africa: U.S. to Africa’s Leaders – ‘Embrace Life After the Presidency!’ Transitions and Democracy This is a crucial year for democracy in Africa. Six countries have already held presidential elections in 2016, and 11 more are preparing for elections.African leaders have the opportunity to advance democracy and cement their legacies by establishing the conditions for peaceful transitions of power. Their actions will determine democracy’s trajectory across ...
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International Women’s Day

John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the world’s women—past, present, and future—and recognize their many contributions and reflect on what more needs to be done to empower over half of the world’s population. We remember the extraordinary achievements of women throughout history, and we applaud the women of ...
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Secretary Kerry at Washington Post Event

John Kerry Secretary of State The Washington Post Headquarters Washington, DC (Excerpts) Secretary Kerry:  When the Post last time inaugurated its headquarters, it was 1972. The dedication of this building is a neon sign of faith in the future of journalism, the future of newspapers themselves.  And we’ve all heard the modern-day Cassandras’ prophecy that – ...
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