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Women Play a Central Role in Peace By John Kerry

International Women’s Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and prosperous place – but to recognize that a world where opportunities for women grow, is a world where the possibilities for peace, prosperity, and stability ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks: National Assembly Inauguration of Rehabilitated Speaker’s Office

  Excellency the President of the National Assembly, Distinguished First Vice President of the National Assembly, Distinguished Vice Presidents of the National Assembly, Distinguished Parliamentarians of Côte d’Ivoire, It is a pleasure to be here today to celebrate the official inauguration of the rehabilitated National Assembly Speaker’s Office. Since my arrival late last year, I ...
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The United States Supports Rehabilitation of the Office of the Speaker of the National Assembly

ABIDJAN – United States Ambassador Terence McCulley joined National Assembly Speaker Guillaume Soro today for the reopening of the Speaker’s Office at the National Assembly following its rehabilitation.  The United States Government provided over $300,000 to repair and furnish the office that had been severely damaged by fire in 2009 and looted during the 2010-2011 ...
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U.S. Embassy/Abidjan, Cote-d’Ivoire: Security Message for U.S. Citizens: President Arrival

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens to the announcement that President Alassane Ouattara is expected to return to Abidjan tomorrow Sunday, March 2, between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  U.S. citizens should be prepared for lengthy traffic jams and large crowds throughout the city of Abidjan.  While no violence is expected, American Citizens are advised ...
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Welcoming Remarks by Ambassador Terence P. McCulley: Human Rights Coffee at the CMR (February 13, 2014)

Good evening.  Thank you very much for joining us here today for an opportunity to come together and discuss what has always been and remains an extremely pressing issue around the world – the issue of human rights.  Most of you here today represent some part of civil society and many of you are from ...
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