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2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Kenya

The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights 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 reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states ...
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Ambassador Kyle McCarter Remarks at the NCTC-UK-US event on CVE County Action Plans

Good afternoon and thank you for joining us today. I stand here alongside incredible partners engaged in some of the most important work in Kenya today – countering extremism and stopping terrorism before it starts.  Specifically: The brave Kenyan men and women, including many civil society CVE champions, who in many cases risk their lives ...
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AMBASSADOR NATHAN A. SALES Coordinator for Counterterrorism UN CT Regional Conference

AMBASSADOR NATHAN A. SALES Coordinator for Counterterrorism UN CT Regional Conference Counter-Terrorism in Africa –  Innovation, Lessons Learned and Staying Ahead of the Threat Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, July 10, 2019 REMARKS Ladies and gentlemen, this conference comes at a critical moment.  The terrorist threat in Africa is real and growing.  But, so too is the ...
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A Salute to America – Ambassador Kyle McCarter’s Remarks at the July 4th Celebrations

A Salute to America (As Prepared for Delivery) On July 4, 1776, America’s Founding Fathers adopted the Declaration of Independence which would transform 13 English colonies into one United States of America. You have just heard those stirring words that established the foundation of American values: That all are created equal That all are endowed ...
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New Kenyan Currency Now Accepted for Consular Appointments

U.S. EMBASSY NAIROBI Message for Consular Applicants June 18, 2019 New Kenyan Currency Now Accepted for Consular Appointments After coordination with the Central Bank of Kenya, the U.S. Embassy has been provided the equipment upgrades and training necessary to accept the new Kenyan currency.  We now accept the new currency as well as the legacy currency ...
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