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USAID, DFC and AUDA-NEPAD Collaborate on the “100,000 MSMEs” Initiative

Johannesburg, June 21, 2021 – The U.S. Mission to the African Union, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) have announced their collaboration on the “100,000 MSMEs Initiative.” This Initiative contributes to the “1 Million Jobs Initiative” of the African Union ...
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U.S. Mission to the African Union Launches Intellectual Property Rights Forum For African Creative Artists

ATTN:  U.S. Mission to the African Union Launches Intellectual Property Rights Forum   DATE: May 18, 2021 3:30pm – 6pm Ethiopia Time  LOCATION: Virtual   MEMO:  An initiative hosted by the U.S. Mission to the African Union  and the Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) The U.S. Mission to the African Union is pleased to announce the launch of the first Intellectual Property Rights Forum ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Jessye Lapenn at the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) Open Session

Jessye Lapenn U.S. Ambassador to the African Union at the African Union Peace and Security Council Open Session on Hate Crimes and Fighting Genocide Ideology in Africa April 12, 2021 (As delivered)   Distinguished Chairperson, Excellencies, and Colleagues, thank you for the opportunity to speak on this important topic, Hate Crimes and Fighting Genocide Ideology in Africa. This ...
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Portraits of African Women in Action Photography Contest 2021 Official Rules

U.S. Mission to the African Union Official Photo Contest Rules Portraits of African Women in Action Photography Contest 2021 I. Contest Organizer Portraits of African Women in Action Photography Contest 2021 is organized by the U.S. Mission to the African Union (USAU). II. Description of the Contest Objectives As part of celebrating Women’s History Month, ...
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Statement from the U.S. Mission to the African Union – Storming of the U.S. Capitol

STATEMENT FROM THE U.S. MISSION TO THE AFRICAN UNION January 8, 2021 Storming of the U.S. Capitol The United States Congress has completed its Constitutionally mandated count of the Electoral College vote and affirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala D. Harris. They will be sworn into office and a peaceful transfer ...
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