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On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 16, 2021 This year’s May 17 marks 16 years since the first International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). In the intervening period, the United States has endeavored to reaffirm the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all persons, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, ...
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Independence Day remarks by Ambassador Tracey Jacobson, as delivered

Friday, May 13, 2022, U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa  Endet Ameshachihu (Good evening) Honored former presidents, distinguished ministers and ambassadors, guests, friends. We are thrilled to have you here tonight. We haven’t been able to gather like this at the American Embassy for two years, so I would like to start by acknowledging the public health ...
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The U.S Embassy, UNESCO, and International Missions Visit Lalibela, World Heritage Site in Ethiopia

Press Release Addis Ababa, May10, 2022 – Ambassador Tracey Ann Jacobson, Chargé d’Affaires of the United States to Ethiopia, and leaders from other international missions visited Lalibela, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site in Ethiopia over the weekend. Ambassador Jacobson was joined by Dr. Catherine Sozi, UN Resident Coordinator; ...
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USAID Launches New Malaria Surveillance Program to Help Ethiopia Eliminate Malaria by 2030

Adama, Ethiopia, April 29, 2022 – The United States launched a new $9.5 million malaria elimination program in Adama city that will work hand-in-hand with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (MOH) to help end malaria in Ethiopia by 2030. The USAID Surveillance for Malaria Elimination activity will rapidly track malaria cases and accurately identify ...
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