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2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The American Embassy is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program.  This one-year, full scholarship program is offered to mid-level professionals who have a proven record of leadership, commitment to public service, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at a leading ...
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2017 Madagascar Human Rights Report

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017 Full Report English  (PDF 185K) French  (PDF 714K) Malagasy  (PDF 641K) Madagascar is a semipresidential democratic republic with a popularly elected president, a bicameral legislature (Senate and National Assembly), prime minister, and cabinet. The current president and National Assembly were elected in 2013, the first national elections after the 2009 ...
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Alert: Demonstrations – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the Coliseum in Antsonjombe and near the downtown and surrounding neighborhoods of City Hall in Analakely, Antananarivo. Event: Demonstrations expected to take place on May 26 beginning at 10:00 am.  Supporters of the current President will gather at the Coliseum and the opposition groups will gather downtown. ...
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Chargé Wilson Swears-in 44 New Peace corps Volunteers in Health and Agriculture Fields

ANTANANARIVO – On May 17th, 44 new Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn-in to service by the Chargé d’ Affaires Stuart R. Wilson in a ceremony at the Peace Corps Training Center in Mantasoa.  The new Volunteers will work in the fields of health and agriculture.  Volunteers recently finished 11 weeks of intensive cultural, language, and ...
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The United States reiterates the importance of non-violence

Charge d’Affaires Stuart Wilson paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Defense and Minister of Public Safety today. The United States reiterated the importance of non-violence, presented condolences to the families of those who lost their lives during the events of April 21, and supported the statement by the security forces who underscore respect for ...
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