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National Human Trafficking Prevention Month 2023

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 19, 2023 Human trafficking is a crime that deprives millions of people of their dignity and freedom. An estimated 27.6 million are currently victims of trafficking worldwide, and, sadly, many of them are often hidden right in front of us. To properly tackle this crime, it will take a commitment from each ...
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Vision Statement for the U.S.-Africa Partnership

On the occasion of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., the United States and the African Union, under the leadership of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of Senegal and Chair of the African Union Macky Sall, and African Union Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat, affirm our commitment to reinforce longstanding areas of cooperation ...
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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Angolan Foreign Minister Antonio

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 15, 2022 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Foreign Minister of Angola Tete Antonio yesterday in Washington, D.C. on the margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Deputy Secretary Sherman reiterated the importance the United States places on its relationship with Angola and expressed appreciation ...
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Private Sector Partnerships Support the African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum

Private Sector Partnerships Support the African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum Office of the Spokesperson The Department of State’s  Office of Global Partnerships   announces three partnerships with private sector partners to collaborate on the  African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum  , part of the larger  U.S. Africa Leaders Summit  . These partners, African Diaspora Network, Atlantic Council’s Africa Center, and Netflix are leveraging their expertise to support the Forum’s theme of “Amplifying Voices: Building Partnerships that Last”. The Department of State ...
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