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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Steven Feldstein is a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL). He is responsible for DRL’s work in Africa, international labor affairs, and international religious freedom. Previously, Mr. Feldstein served as the Director of the Office of Policy in the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning at ...
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Press Briefing with the U.S. Delegation to the African Union Summit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

USAID Administrator Gayle Smith Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield Transcript of AU Summit Press Briefing with US Delegation (PDF 228 KB)   (Download Adobe Reader ) MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Welcome and thank you for joining us for today’s press conference with our U.S. Delegation to the African Union Summit.  Today, here, we have at the front table USAID Administrator Gayle Smith and the Assistant Secretary ...
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Secretary Kerry Statement on First round of Elections

The peaceful conduct and high turnout in the first round of presidential and parliamentary elections in the Central African Republic are clear signs that Central Africans seek a new beginning for their country, and a future based on democratic governance and free from the violence and instability that have plagued the country for far too long. We ...
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Yali December 2015

YALI alumni Cedric Zouade, Stephane Youfeina, and Cedric Ouanekponé gave a presentation on climate change in CAR at the National Youth Assembly on December 26. Cedric Zouade recently participated in a global summit in Bangkok, Thailand, where he discussed the same topic with young leaders from around the world. Be a leader! #YALI
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Central African Republic National Day

Dear Madam President: On behalf of the people of the United States, it is with great pleasure that I congratulate you and the people of the Central African Republic as you celebrate your national day on December 1. The United States remains deeply committed to the transitional authorities and the people of the Central African ...
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