Daily Archives: January 28, 2015

USAID Administrator Shah to Deliver Keynote Address at Powering Africa Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah will deliver a keynote address at the Powering Africa Summit in Washington, D.C.  Administrator Shah will discuss how President Obama’s “Power Africa” initiative …

Remarks by the President at Farewell Tribute in Honor of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
Fort Myer, Virginia

4:37 P.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Michelle and I, as some of …

Africa: Equatorial Guinea: Concerns Regarding Arrests and Continuing Detentions

Equatorial Guinea: Concerns Regarding Arrests and Continuing Detentions

Press Statement

Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
January 28, 2015


The United States is deeply concerned by reports of the arrests and indefinite detentions of Equatoguinean

Canada’s Statement on South Sudan Peace Proces

January 28, 2015 – The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement:

“With over a million people displaced internally, and another …

Speeches: Commemorating the Third Anniversary of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Good afternoon everyone and thank you for joining us here today. I want to thank Susan for that introduction and take the opportunity to recognize USAID’s leadership in implementing the National Action Plan. The team …