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U.S. Embassy Statement on Supreme Court Appointments

The U.S. Embassy is disappointed that, once again, Parliament is moving forward with Supreme Court appointments before it has completed an independent assessment of the previous waves of judicial reform, as Parliament’s leaders agreed to do.  We are also concerned that judicial appointments are proceeding without the participation of non-judge members of the High Council ...
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Time to end violence against women and girls in Georgia

This joint statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is issued by the United Nations system in Georgia, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, the Council of Europe Office in Georgia, the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia and the Embassies to Georgia of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, ...
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Observance of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE Preventing and responding to gender-based violence (GBV) is a human rights imperative and one this Administration is committed to championing.  Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, GBV impeded women and girls’ free and full participation in society.  The pandemic has only exacerbated existing gender inequities, including increasing women’s economic insecurity; ...
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U.S. Thanksgiving resembles festivals around the world

By  ShareAmerica The holiday of Thanksgiving may seem uniquely American, but it echoes fall festivals that have been held throughout the world for centuries. Like its cousins Sukkot, Chuseok,  Day of the Dead , and others, Thanksgiving centers around giving thanks for the harvest, enjoying bountiful food, and spending time with family and friends. Harvest festivals started in an agrarian ...
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U.S. to expand vaccine production by 1 billion doses

By Leigh Hartman The Biden-Harris administration is working to ramp up global COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing by 1 billion doses a year to share with the world. “We’re taking another major step to bolster vaccine manufacturing both for this pandemic and to prepare for any future threats,” White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeffrey Zients said on ...
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