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U.S. State Department Launches the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) launched AWE a new initiative supporting women entrepreneurs around the world. The Academy, in support of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, will equip women with the practical skills needed to create sustainable businesses and enterprises. AWE is built around three ...
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Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Press Conference

Good morning.  I am delighted to be here today to recognize the great work of The Bahamas’ Committee on Trafficking In Persons – commonly known as TIP.  We recognize the Committee’s tireless efforts which enabled The Bahamas to retain a Tier 1 placement in the U.S. Department of State’s annual TIP Report released last week.
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National Disaster Preparedness Baseline Assessment Kickoff Meeting

National Disaster Preparedness Baseline Assessment Kickoff Meeting Remarks by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Good morning.  Mr. Deputy Prime Minister, distinguished guests, colleagues, and friends — It is a privilege to be here today to speak about such an important matter affecting not only The Bahamas, but countries around the world. With each passing year, ...
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Remarks by US Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Official U.S. Independence Celebrations at Albany Resort

Your Excellency, Mr. Prime Minister Good evening! Thank you for joining us to celebrate the 243rd anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America. Each year we take an evening to celebrate our shared values and history…and how each of our countries have dedicated ourselves to democracy and human rights. Our Independence Day ...
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