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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

These annual reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits annual reports on all countries receiving assistance and all UN member states to the U.S. Congress in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act ...
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Ramadan Drive

June 29, 2015 Each year, over 8 million Muslims celebrate Ramadan in the United States at the same time the Sudanese are celebrating. In the spirit of celebrating our common ties, U.S. Embassy Khartoum staff distributed over 85 Ramadan food packages to its Sudanese neighbors living near U.S. Embassy grounds. Food packages included items such ...
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“Let Girls Learn”

“Win-win: Educating girls helps everyone.” First lady Michelle Obama met with pupils and teachers at London’s Mulberry School for Girls. During her June 16 visit to London, first lady Michelle Obama ( https://share.america.gov/five-little-known-facts-about-michelle-obama/ ) announced that the United States and the United Kingdom are launching new partnerships worth nearly $200 million to support education for adolescent ...
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Sudan Travel Warning

June 15, 2015 The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Sudan. We urge U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to the Darfur region of Sudan, and to Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states, and advise U.S. citizens to consider carefully the risks of travel in other areas of Sudan. This ...
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America Partners With Dal Group To Advance Education And Nutrition Through Dairy Distribution

June 1, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan — The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), signed an agreement on Sunday with DAL Food to provide locally sourced, pasteurized milk to 5000 malnourished school children in Red Sea State, as part of a public-private partnership to improve education and nutrition through dairy distribution. DAL Dairy ...
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