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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Human Rights Day Commemoration

Program Director, Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission, Executive Director, CANGO Her Excellency, the Ambassador of the European Union to Eswatini, Representative from the UN Development Program, Civil society organizations, Members of the media, Ladies and gentlemen – Sanibonani. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document that ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Closing of TUCOSWA Women’s Conference – Manzini

Siyanivusela Bekunene. I am honored to join you today for the closing of TUCOSWA’s Women Structure Campaign launch, and to recognize your critical contributions as women workers and women leaders.  This conference is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the impact that women have on Eswatini’s productivity, political advancement, and economic growth. Every country needs women, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: World AIDS Day National Commemoration

His Excellency, the Right Honourable Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Eswatini, Their Royal Highnesses, Program Director, Chiefs, Regional Administrators, Honourable Ministers, Members of Both Houses of Parliament, United Nations Resident Coordinator, Representatives of the United Nations Family, Her Excellency, EU Ambassador to Eswatini, Chairperson and Council Members of NERCHA, Executive Director of NERCHA, Managing ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Religious Freedom Roundtable and Lunch

Welcome to you, leaders of Faith from various communities, and government officials here in Eswatini: Thank you for joining us at this lunch meeting today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the US International Religious Freedom Act. This Act was passed in 1998 to promote religious freedom as a tenet of our US foreign policy ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Seminar commemorating 16 Days of Activism against GBV-UNESWA

Executive Director and Members of the Nhlangano AIDS Training and Counseling Center, Head of Department and Faculty of the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Members of the UNESWA Association of Social Work Students, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Sanibonani, The campaign marking 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which starts on the International ...
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