Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows Departure Reception

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows Departure Reception U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa May 24, 2019 (As prepared for delivery)   Good evening, It’s wonderful to see so many past and present Mandela Washington Fellows here tonight, and to have this chance to send off the latest group for what I …

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2018 U.S. Exchange Program Alumni Conference “Partners for a Brighter Future in Ethiopia”

The 2018 U.S. Exchange Program Alumni Conference – “Partners for a Brighter Future in Ethiopia” – was organized by the U.S. Embassy and brought together 250 alumni from all over Ethiopia.  Discussions focused on how participants could contribute to Ethiopia in areas such as volunteerism, women’s empowerment, disability and inclusiveness, business and entrepreneurship, learning across …

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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor At the Conference of Alumni of State Department Exchange Programs

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Conference of Alumni of State Department  Exchange Programs UNECA, Addis Ababa April 21, 2018 (As prepared for delivery)                      Good morning, and thank you all so much for being here. It’s great to see so many U.S. Government …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michael A. Raynor at the Alumni Global Health Workshop

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Alumni Global Health Workshop Capital Hotel, Ethiopia February 7, 2018 (As prepared for delivery) Good evening, and welcome to Ethiopia! Thank you for making time in your very busy lives to participate in our first “Alumni Global Health Workshop,” here in Addis Ababa. And please accept my …

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U.S. Alumni Global Health Workshop Kicks off in Addis

U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor officially opened a three-day regional U.S. Alumni Global Health workshop on February 6, 2018 at the Capital Hotel. The workshop brings together twenty two alumni of U.S.-government sponsored exchange programs from Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, and Tanzania, with the aim of sharing best practices for communicating public health information.  The workshop …

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U.S. Embassy Highlights Importance of Youth in Bahir Dar through Photo Exhibition

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, October 11, 2017: The United States Embassy partnered with Bahir Dar University to bring a photo exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy.  The exhibition, which commemorates President Kennedy’s life and work, will be open to the public at the Bahir Dar American Corner located at …

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