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Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 23, 2021 Today, I am announcing that Jeffrey Feltman will serve as the U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa.  This appointment underscores the Administration’s commitment to lead an international diplomatic effort to address the interlinked political, security, and humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa.  Having held senior positions in ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Open Debate on the Situation in the Middle East

Rodney Hunter Political Coordinator New York, New York April 22, 2021 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. And thank you, to you and the other members of the Council, for bearing with us as we’ve dealt with some of these technical issues this morning. And thank you again, Special Coordinator Wennesland and Acting Director Paulsen, ...
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Launching Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 23, 2021 At President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate on April 23, 2021, the United States and United Arab Emirates, with endorsement from the United Kingdom’s COP 26 Presidency, and with support from Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Israel, Singapore, and Uruguay, announced plans to launch the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for ...
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Leaders Summit on Climate Summary of Proceedings

APRIL 23, 2021 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES After fulfilling his promise to bring America back into the Paris Agreement, President Biden convened 40 world leaders in a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate this week to rally the world in tackling the climate crisis and meeting the demands of science. The United States and other countries ...
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