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Statement by the President on South Sudan

I welcome today’s signing of a cessation of hostilities agreement in South Sudan, which is a critical first step toward building a lasting peace.  Now, South Sudan’s leaders need to work to fully and immediately implement the agreement and start an inclusive political dialogue to resolve the underlying causes of the conflict.  The full participation ...
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Wings to Fly Scholar Inauguration Ceremony Remarks by Ambassador Robert F. Godec

Your Excellency, the President of the Republic of Kenya, The Honorable Uhuru Kenyatta, Cabinet Secretary for Education, Professor Jacob Kaimenyi, Chairman of Equity Bank, Mr. Peter Munga, Equity Bank Group Managing Director and CEO, Mr. James Mwangi, Equity Group Foundation Managing Director, Dr. Helen Gichohi, President and CEO of the MasterCard Foundation, Ms. Reeta Roy, ...
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Ambassador Speaks at Conference on Countering Violent Extremism in Kenya

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec commended the Government of Kenya for their strong efforts to combat violent extremism at the First National Conference on Security and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) in Kenya, which took place in Nairobi January 14 to 16.  The Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) partnered with USAID, the United ...
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Isiolo residents participated in a pilot of the energy efficient Jiko Ndoo cook stove

This innovative, hybrid approach to fuel-efficient cooking in Kenya’s arid lands combines livelihoods diversification through local production, marketing and sales of energy efficient Jiko Ndoo cook stoves along with generation of community revenues that can fund social infrastructure and other priorities in Community Development Action Plans (CDAPs) thanks to the reduction of green house gas ...
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