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Special Envoy Hochstein Visits Madagascar

The U.S. State Department Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Amos J Hochstein, visited Madagascar May 14-15, 2015.  He advises the Secretary of State on global energy security and diplomacy.  He promotes U.S. interests to ensure energy resources are used to increase economic opportunity, stability and prosperity around the world.  He also advises ...
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Remarks of Ambassador YAMATE at YALI Press Conference

Members of the media, alumni of the YALI program, family members and, especially, this year’s Mandela Fellows:  Welcome, thank you for coming, and congratulations to this year’s fellows. In 2010, President Barack Obama launched the Young African Leaders Initiative –“YALI” – to empower the incredible talent and creativity of young Africans.  Last year, President Obama ...
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U.S. Ambassador Robert Yamate Presents the 2015 Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellows from Madagascar and Comoros

On May 12, U.S. Ambassador Robert T. Yamate along with USAID Director Susan Riley announced the nine young people from Madagascar and Comoros who have been invited to participate in the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship this year.  These YALI Fellows – six from Madagascar and three from Comoros – along with 500 ...
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