Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman for World Press Freedom Day

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman for World Press Freedom Day May 3, 2018 In the dark days of September 1962 in my home state of Mississippi, after the U.S. Federal Government was forced to send in the army to enroll the ...
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Ambassador Pittman remarks for the World Malaria Day Celebrations

Ambassador Pittman’s participation at the World Malaria Day Celebrations Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Campus da Lhanguene – Universidade Pedagógica (UP), Maputo City 8:30 – 11:00 Honorable Minister of Health, Dra. Nazira Abdula, Honorable Representative of Maputo City, Respected Representatives from Donor Partners and Implementing Partners Organizations, Respected Representatives from Exxon-Mobil Dear Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: ...
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Ambassador Pittman remarks for Earth Networks PPP Agreement Signing with INAM

Ceremony and Remarks for Earth Networks PPP Agreement Signing with National Meteorology Institute (INAM) Monday, April 16, 2018; 16:00-18:00 pm Polana Serena Hotel Delagoa Lounge Your Excellency, Ms. Manuela Ribeiro, Vice-Minister of Transportation and Communication Aderito Aramuge, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia de Moçambique (INAM) Mr. Ari Davidov, Director for international Development at Earth Networks Honorable ...
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Dra. Jennifer Adams USAID Mission Director to Mozambique Op.Ed on World TB Day, March 24, 2018

Did you know that tuberculosis is a lung disease that infected over 10 million people in the world last year?  We hear every day about malaria.  We hear every day about HIV.  Rightfully so.  But did you know that tuberculosis, or ‘TB’, was the ninth leading cause of death in the world killing nearly 1.7 ...
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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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Swearing-In Ceremony for 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Swearing-In Ceremony for 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Mozambique November 30, 2017 – The U.S. Peace Corps announces the swearing-in ceremony of a diverse group of 54 Volunteers that will serve for two years in the Education sector throughout Mozambique. The ceremony ...
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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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Ambassador Pittman’s Participation in the Conference on Doing Business in Mozambique

Boa Tarde Your Excellence President Nyusi, Your Excellence Minister Tonela, Dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today, and an honor to speak about such an important topic.  I applaud the leadership of Minister Tonela to host such a conference, and of President Nyusi to signal his commitment to improving ...
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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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 PEPFAR Small Grants signing ceremony involving 30 organizations

The Ambassador Pittman on Thursday, 21 September 2017, approved 30 community-based projects belonging to Mozambican organizations that contribute to the control of the HIV / AIDS epidemic in the priority districts of Mozambique. Funded by PEPFAR (The U.S.President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ), the program disbursed about US $ 809,000 to support important actions in ...
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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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Congratulations to President Nyusi and Renamo Leader Dhlakama

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE Congratulations to President Nyusi and Renamo Leader Dhlakama August 7, 2017 – The United States Government offers its sincere congratulations to the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the leader of Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama, on the occasion ...
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Mozambique-USA Alumni Association (MUSAA) Conference – “Alumni and the Spirit of Leadership”

Ambassador Pittman’s Remarks at Mozambique-USA Alumni Association (MUSAA) Conference “Alumni and the Spirit of Leadership” Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Maputo Esteemed MUSAA Board of Directors Members of the General Assembly Council Representatives And Assembled Alumni It is my pleasure to join you for this first formal meeting of MUSAA – a milestone that has been ...
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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Bryan Hunt at Opening of Third Cohort of YALI RLC in Maputo

Dr. Pedro Búfalo Dr. Esselina Macome Sr. Sipuka Olwethu Sra. Tania Tome YALI Regional Leadership Center participants Senhoras e Senhores, Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us at this important event. On behalf of the U.S. Government I would like to welcome you to the first day of your YALI training at the ...
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Statement by Ambassador Nikki R. Haley on World Refugee Day

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Statement by Ambassador Nikki R. Haley on World Refugee Day Statement by Ambassador Nikki R. Haley on World Refugee Day Share June 20, 2017 “As a wife and mother, it is hard to imagine the kind of terror that leads to families leaving their homes for the unknown. The Syrian refugee parents we met on our trip to Jordan ...
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Ambassador’s speech at Comité de Coordenação Sectorial (CCS) do Ministério da Saúde

Speech from CCS Meeting   Your Excellency Dra. Nazira Abdula, Minister of Health, Your Excellency Dr. Mouzinho Saide, Vice – Minister of Health, Honorable representatives of the Embassies and United Nations organizations supporting the health sector here today, Senhoras e Senhores, Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us for this important event. A ...
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Ambassador Dean Pittman’s Op-Ed for World TB Day, March 24

World TB Day, March 24 More than a century ago, in 1882, German doctor Robert Koch announced the discovery of the TB bacillus, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB).  At the time, TB killed one in seven people worldwide.  Koch became known as the Father of Bacteriology, and his discovery made possible the development of ...
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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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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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Remarks by the President at Global Entrepreneurship Summit and Conversation with Mark Zuckerberg and Entrepreneurs

Stanford University Stanford, California  […] The world has shrunk.  It is interconnected.  All of you represent that interconnection.  Many of you are catalyzing it and accelerating it.  It promises to bring extraordinary benefits.  But it also has challenges.  And it also evokes concerns and fears.  And so part of why this Global Entrepreneurship Summit has ...
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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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PEPFAR COP 16 Civil Society Engagement Meeting

Ambassador Pittman Remarks PEPFAR COP 16 Civil Society Engagement Meeting Radisson Blue Hotel Ambassador’s Opening Remarks Good morning and thank you for joining us here today. I am honored to be standing here before you to open this meeting which represents a concerted effort to strengthen our partnership with you as leaders of local organizations ...
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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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