Our thoughts and prayers are with the young girls who are victims of this horrendous kidnapping and their families. President Obama has directed that the U.S government do everything we can to help the Nigerian government find and free these girls.
Ambassador Liberi giving interview to local media. On her left Burundian Minister of Health and the Fight against AIDS, Sabine Ntakarutimana and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary from the Bureau of African Affairs, Mr. David Gilmour.
Supporting Palm oil producers in Rumonge
December 12 – Ambassador Liberi visits APROPABU, recipient of an African Development Foundation grant of $8,000 for the purchase and installation of a palm oil extractor in Rumonge, Bururi.
Funding green energy for the Batwa
December 11 – Ambassador Liberi visited Action Batwa in Gitega, an organization funded in 2012 by the Self Help Program with $15,000 to set up a solar panel at a boarding home for Batwa children.
Elimination of violence against women
December 10 – Ambassador hosts the showing of a film on victims of sexual violence produced by Association for Reconciliation and Development through English with a Democracy and Human Rights grant.
Secretary Kerry: Threat of ISIS
In a polarized region and a complicated world, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria presents a unifying threat to a broad array of countries, including the United States. What’s needed to confront its nihilistic vision and genocidal agenda is a global coalition using political, humanitarian, economic, law enforcement and intelligence tools to support military force.
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