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April 7, 2014

20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda

President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ambassador Samantha Power joined the international community today in marking the… more
February 6, 2014

U.S. Embassy Kigali Connects Rwandan Girls to STEM

“You represent some of the brightest minds that are aiming at the brightest stars in the sky. Success in the… more
May 12, 2013

A Critical Tool Toward Creating an AIDS-Free Generation

On Mother's Day, we celebrate the many exceptional women in our lives and around the globe. Today, and every day,… more
November 27, 2012

War's Silent Scourge: Sexual Violence Against Women

In a recent opinion piece for The Daily Beast , Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and Ambassador Peter… more
November 6, 2012

Ballots, Bagels, and Brass Bands: Celebrating American Traditions in Kigali

From late-September through mid-October, U.S. embassies and consulates around the world hosted voting events to help U.S. citizens overseas participate… more
June 14, 2012

Enhancing Africa's Infrastructure for Trade

The economic growth that sub-Saharan Africa has enjoyed over the past three decades has placed sizable demands -- and stress… more


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April 17, 2014

The Way Forward in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 16-17 to participate in bilateral meetings and a multilateral… more