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MCC Celebrates Launch of New Gender Unit in Côte d’Ivoire during W-GDP Trip

Press Release Millennium Challenge Corporation Celebrates Launch of New Gender Unit in Côte d’Ivoire during W-GDP Trip For Immediate Release April 16, 2019 Contact: 202-521-3880 Email:  press@mcc.gov ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, April 17, 2019 – Officials from the U.S. government and Côte d’Ivoire together celebrated Tuesday the launching of a new gender unit within the Ivoirian Ministry ...
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Readout of State Dinner with the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire

Press Release Abidjan April 17, 2019 ABIDJAN – Following the World Bank Summit, the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, Dominique Ouattara, hosted a state dinner for Summit dignitaries, including Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, the U.S. Congressional Delegation led by Senator Lindsey Graham and USAID Administrator Mark Green.  Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the ...
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Readout of Visit to Cocoa Farm in Adzope, Cote d’Ivoire

Press Release Abidjan April 17, 2019 Readout of Visit to Cocoa Farm in Adzope, Cote d’Ivoire and Announcement of New Public-Private Partnership for Women in the Cocoa Industry ABIDJAN – Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and USAID Administrator Mark Green met female cocoa farmers and entrepreneurs at a cocoa farm in Adzope, Côte d’Ivoire. The delegation ...
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Readout of United States Embassy Meet and Greet

ABIDJAN – Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and USAID Administrator Mark Green met with the staff and families of the United States Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire.  During the meeting, Ms. Trump thanked the staff for their service and commitment, acknowledging the efforts made to advance U.S. security and economic interests in the region.  She ...
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Africa Regional Services (ARS) Speaker Trains communications officers of government ministries

From March 18 to March 19, 2019 Africa Regional Services (ARS) trainer Eduardo Cue spent two days with the communications officers of various government ministries, working with them on communications techniques and strategies. The trainer emphasized the importance of rapid and consistent communication with citizens, as well as with journalists.  The sessions also included practical ...
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