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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: 243rd U.S. Independence Day Celebrations

Your Royal Highness, Prince David, Representative of His Majesty the King; Emakosikati, 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; Thank you for joining us, once again, as we commemorate our nation’s ...
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Op-Ed by Ambassador Lisa J Peterson: Thoughts from a “Sleepy Donor”

Op-Ed by Ambassador Lisa J Peterson Thoughts from a “Sleepy Donor” An article in one of the national dailies recently declared:  “Corruption Rife in Eswatini – USA.”  This article, which bore a striking resemblance to a piece on AllAfrica.com, presented the U.S. Department of State’s annual Human Rights Report as if it was predominantly focused ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Launch of the USAID Development Objective Agreement Grant (DOAG) – Royal Villas

Honorable Minister for Economic Planning and Development, Dr. Tambo Gina, Honorable Minister for Health, Senator Lizzy Nkosi, Honorable Minister of Finance, Neal Rijkenberg, NERCHA Director, Principal Secretaries, Senior Government Officials, USAID Mission Director, John Groarke, Members of the Press, Ladies and Gentlemen – Today ushers in a new phase of the U.S.-Eswatini partnership, as we ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Dissemination of SHIMS 2 Results and Launch of SHIMS 3 – Royal Swazi Hotel

Protocols It is a great pleasure to be here as we disseminate the SHIMS 2 results and announce the upcoming SHIMS 3 survey.  The U.S. government, through the PEPFAR program, is pleased to collaborate with the Ministry of Health and the Central Statistics Office in carrying out these important surveys. HIV-focused household surveys, also known ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Commissioning of Isibuko Ekudzeni Bomake Communal Gardening Project Launch – Ekudzeni

Manzini Regional Secretary Umphakatsi Representative Isibuko Global Directors and International Governing Board Isibuko South Africa Branch Board of Directors’ Chairperson Mrs. Evelyn K. Seitisho and Eswatini Board of Directors UNESWA Centre of Community services Mbulazi Nursery NAMBOARD The Constituency Council and the Honorable Member of Parliament Isibuko Ekudzeni Bomake and the community at large Siyanivusela ...
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