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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at the Launch of the Advancing Economic Diversification in Ethiopia Project

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Launch of the Advancing Economic Diversification in Ethiopia Project Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa August 23, 2019 (As prepared for delivery)   Your Excellencies, It’s a great pleasure and honor for me to be here this morning to highlight an important centerpiece in the partnership between Ethiopia and ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Successful Conclusion of Ethiopia Debates! Competition

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa celebrated the successful conclusion of the first Ethiopia Debates! Competition on August 21, 2019 in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia Debates! is a nationwide program that creates an interactive platform for university students to engage in a series of debate competitions, during which they learn public speaking skills, constructive dialogue, and ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at the First Ethiopia Debates! Final Competition and Closing Ceremony

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the First Ethiopia Debates! Final Competition and Closing Ceremony Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa August 21, 2019 (As prepared for delivery)   Your Excellencies, Good afternoon, and thank you all for being here for the first-ever Ethiopia Debates! final competition and closing ceremony. I’m very pleased and honored to ...
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The United States and Ethiopia Sign Agreement to Exchange Terrorist Screening Information

The United States and Ethiopia recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Exchange of Terrorist Screening Information. Signing for the United States was the Assistant Director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Director of the United States Terrorist Screening Center, Charles H. Kable, and signing for Ethiopia was the Director General of the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at SolveIt Closing Ceremony

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the SolveIt Closing Ceremony Addis Ababa August 19, 2019 (As prepared for delivery)   The Honorable Ambassador of Japan, Mr. Daisuke Matsunaga, The Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, Mr. Makoto Shinkawa, Distinguished guests, colleagues, and friends, And most importantly, the wonderful and very impressive participants in ...
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