U.S. to Facilitate Next Congo Basin Forest Partnership

U.S. to Facilitate Next Congo Basin Forest Partnership

Office of the Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC December 18, 2012 Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Cynthia Akuetteh today announced the appointment of the next facilitator of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP). Matthew Cassetta, […]

President Obama Calls President Kagame – Readout

President Obama Calls President Kagame – Readout

Photo courtesy of makingitmagazine.net Office of the Press Secretary The White House Washington, DC December 18, 2012 President Obama spoke today with President Kagame to discuss the situation in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). President Obama underscored that any support to the rebel group M23 is inconsistent with Rwanda’s desire for stability and […]

U.S. Issues Statement on International Migrants Day, 2012

U.S. Issues Statement on International Migrants Day, 2012

Victoria Nuland Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 18, 2012 On this 12th International Migrants Day, the United States recognizes the more than 214 million migrants in the world today, who constitute more than three percent of the world’s population. The United States’ overarching migration mission is to protect and assist asylum-seekers […]

President Sirleaf Launches WHO Reports On Women?s Health, World Malaria 2012

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on all health partners to identify ways in which, working together, Africa can continue to ensure that the progress made is maintained and enhanced regarding women’s health and in combating malaria in the African region. According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf, who is Honorary President of the […]