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REMARKS: Secretary of State John Kerry (March 4)

March 4, 2015 Montreux, Switzerland SECRETARY KERRY:  So good afternoon to all, and thank you very, very much for your patience.  We’ve been involved in some long discussions over the past few days, and even well before that.  And before I leave Montreux, I wanted to quickly share with you where we are. From the ...
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U.S. Government Helps Georgia Promote Workers’ Rights (March 4)

On March 4, Associate Deputy Undersecretary of Labor Mark Mittelhauser unveiled a U.S. government $750,000 award for the Solidarity Center to further advance worker rights in Georgia.  “We are funding it as part of our broader work in Georgia to help to build labor market institutions,” Mr. Mittelhauser told the press.  U.S. Associate Deputy Undersecretary of ...
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Ambassador Norland joins completion ceremony for Embassy MOOC Camp on English writing (March 4)

On March 4 the U.S. Embassy hosted participants of its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Camp on academic writing.  At the completion ceremony Ambassador Norland commended the participants on their dedication to improve their English, saying it would help Georgia strengthen its capacity to thrive in the global economy and in international relations. The event ...
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Vice President Biden Announces New White House Advisor on Violence Against Women (March 4)

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Vice President Biden announced the appointment of Caroline “Carrie” Bettinger-López as the new White House Advisor on Violence Against Women. Ms. Bettinger-López is a leading advocate for gender-based equality and human rights, who has worked at local, national, and international levels to bring an end to violence against women. She is the second ...
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Readout of President Obama’s Video Conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela

President Obama today spoke about Ukraine with his counterparts from France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom as well as European Council President Tusk.  They reaffirmed their support for a peaceful resolution of the conflict in eastern Ukraine as expressed in the Implementation Plan agreed to on February 12 and the Minsk agreements signed in ...
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