DEMONSTRATION ALERT – U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini, Eswatini

Location:  Area surrounding U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini Event:  The U.S. Embassy has been notified by the Swaziland National Teachers Association of a gathering of several hundred teachers near the U.S. Embassy today, beginning this morning, Thursday, January 27 at approximately 1000 hours.  Embassy staff has been directed to remain in the building.  U.S. citizens are urged ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy in Eswatini (September 14, 2018)

Locations:  Mbabane and Manzini Event:  Employees of the U.S. Embassy in Eswatini have been advised to exercise extra caution September 17-21, 2018, in anticipation of strikes and demonstrations in advance of elections scheduled for September 21.  Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of any strikes or demonstrations, most likely to occur in Mbabane and Manzini. ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Commemorating the 242nd U.S. Independence Day

Prince Hlangusemphi, Representative of His Majesty the King; Emakhosikati, Your Royal Highnesses; Honorable Chiefs; Royal Councilors; Honorable Ministers; Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Honorable Members of Parliament; Honorable Members of the Judiciary; Members of the Media; Distinguished Guests; Friends; Lishonile and welcome to all. 1968 was a momentous year.  In the U.S., the Civil ...
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ARS Maureen Rabotin visits Swaziland

Thanks to Africa Regional Services (ARS Paris). Early February we hosted Maureen Rabotin, a Gallup StrengthsFinder certified Global Executive Coach, Instructor at Sciences Po (Paris Institute of Political Studies), TedX Speaker and author of: Culture Savvy – Working and Collaborating Across the Globe. Maureen conducted workshops across the country on leadership and advocacy, which included ...
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#Swazi girls who BELIEVE are destined to ACHIEVE!

On October 11, the US Embassy collaborated with U.S. Peace Corps Swaziland to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child at Manyeveni Nazarene Primary School, where Dawnita Brown, a Peace Corps Volunteer (G14) hosted the first ever “Swazi Girls Believe Conference.” Ambassador Lisa Peterson, Peace Corps Country Director Glenda Green, and Public Affairs Officer ...
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Embassy commemorates World Environmental Day

Thank you for joining us as we commemorate World Environment Day, celebrated each year on June 5. Your interventions and discussions on environmental literacy are helping Swaziland to address important educational priorities, legal frameworks, and sustainable policies that will impact the nation for years to come. Environmental issues have rightfully taken center stage in recent ...
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Twelve Young Swazi Leaders Selected for U.S. Mandela Washington Fellowship

This June, twelve Swazi finalists, who were selected to participate in the Mandela Washington Fellowship (YALI), will travel to the United States of America. These outstanding young leaders will join 1000 other young African leaders for a six-week program at one of 20 prestigious U.S. universities followed by a summit in Washington, D.C. The youth ...
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