Embassy Statement on Falsehoods regarding the Operating Status of the U.S. Mission to Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Falsehoods regarding the Operating Status of the U.S. Mission to Mozambique July 2, 2018 – Irresponsible parties are circulating falsehoods on social media regarding the operating status of the U.S. Mission to Mozambique. The rumor that the United States …

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Embassy Statement on Shooting in Parkland, Florida

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Shooting in Parkland, Florida February 16, 2018 – As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018, President Trump has ordered …

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President Donald J. Trump’s First State of the Union

President Trump delivered a strong message to his country and the world in his State of the Union address on January 30, saying that as Americans regain strength and confidence at home, “we are also restoring our strength and standing abroad.” From fair trade to fighting ISIS to preventing North Korea and Iran from becoming …

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Presidential Proclamation on World AIDS Day, 2017

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2017 WORLD AIDS DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The first documented cases of the human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) 36 years …

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Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada

Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Our Nation is heartbroken.  We mourn with all whose loved ones were murdered and injured …

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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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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around the world. America honors the celebrated women pioneers and leaders in our history, as well as those unsung women heroes of our …

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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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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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