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Remarks by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard at the Second Annual U.S.-AU CVE Week

Remarks by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard at the Second Annual U.S.-AU CVE Week African Union Commission, Addis Ababa Monday, October 29, 2018   Thank you.  Welcome to Addis, Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism Alina Romanowski. Good morning, everyone.  What a fabulous crowd! It is my distinct honor to be here today to open the Second ...
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TRANSCRIPT: Press Briefing on U.S. policy in Africa with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.

Africa Regional Media Hub Press Briefing on U.S. policy in Africa with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. via Teleconference, Washington, D.C. October 23, 2018 Audio file: OPERATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by and welcome to the briefing from Assistant Secretary Nagy. At this time all ...
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Statement by Ambassador Leonard at the Open AU PSC Open Session on the Role of Women in Conflict Prevention and Peace building at the Community Level

Mr. Chairperson, distinguished panelists, excellencies, I am very grateful for the opportunity to address this session on the role of women in conflict prevention and peace building. Supporting women’s participation, voice, and empowerment in decision-making about security issues is key to achieving our shared efforts to achieve lasting peace and stability. Last year, when President ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. at Swearing-in Ceremony

Remarks Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Washington, DC September 17, 2018   Good afternoon distinguished ladies and gentlemen and thank you Mr. Secretary. I am grateful for the many friends, family, and colleagues who are here today – literally from around the nation and the world. And I greatly appreciate the ...
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Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Term of Appointment: 07/23/2018 to present Ambassador Nagy, a retired career Foreign Service Officer, spent 32 years in government service, including over 20 years in assignments across Africa. He served as the United States Ambassador to Ethiopia (1999-2002), United States Ambassador to Guinea (1996-1999) as well as the Deputy Chief of ...
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