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Secretary Pompeo on The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement by Secretary Pompeo Office of the Spokesperson November 23, 2018Violence against women is a global issue that affects millions of people annually. Every woman and girl deserves a life free from violence. The Unites States is committed to advancing gender equality and preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women and girls, ...
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USAID Supports the Launch of Egypt’s First Women Entrepreneurs Network

November 18, 2018 Cairo – As part of the U.S. government’s support for entrepreneurship in Egypt in general and as part of the U.S. Embassy’s long-standing commitment to economic development in Egypt, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has cooperated with a number of Egyptian organizations to launch the Women Entrepreneurs Network (WEN).  The ...
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Palermo Conference on Libya – STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC November 13, 2018 The United States welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the November 12-13 conference on Libya in Palermo, which brought Libyan and international leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya’s institutions break their political deadlock and ensure a ...
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INJAZ Egypt and U.S. Embassy Cairo Launch Startup Egypt 2019

November 13, 2018 Cairo – At an event marking Global Entrepreneurship Week, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and INJAZ Egypt announced the launch of Startup Egypt, one of the largest entrepreneurship pipelines in the country. Startup Egypt takes a sustainable, long-term approach to entrepreneurship by enrolling enthusiastic and creative graduates between the ages of 21 ...
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