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Statement by the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Ambassador Donald Booth on his Visit to Sudan

August 29, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan – My delegation and I completed our visit to Sudan on August 29. We engaged the Government of Sudan on the full range of issues that frame our bilateral relationship. My visit also included constructive discussions with civil society representatives, business leaders, political parties, humanitarian actors, and other Sudanese citizens. ...
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United States Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

July 27, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan – On July 26, the United States celebrated the 25th anniversary of passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination based on physical or mental disability in all areas of public life and promotes accessibility to jobs, schools, transportation, and places open to the general public. The ...
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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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