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Press Statement: United States Provides Assistance to Bolster Women’s Economic Opportunities

December 10, 2020 United States Provides Assistance to Bolster Women’s Economic Opportunities U.S. Ambassador Lisa Peterson is pleased to announce that the United States is providing Eswatini $1 million in financial assistance to bolster women’s economic opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The assistance will pay for a three-year W-GDP Women’s Employment for ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: “Babe Locotfo” Photography Exhibition and Award Ceremony – Mbabane National Library Exhibition Hall

Mr. Mvuselelo Fakudze, CEO Standard Bank Mr. Tom Churchyard, Executive Director of Kwakha Indvodza boBabe Ladies and Gentlemen Sanibonani I am honored to join you this evening for an event celebrating fathers and fatherhood in the most vivid way possible. The photos surrounding us were captured during Kwakha Indvodza’s “Babe Locotfo” or Good Father project, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Peterson: World AIDS Day National Commemoration

His Excellency, the Right Honorable Prime Minister , Their Royal Highnesses, Program Director, Chiefs, Regional Administrators, Honorable Ministers, Members of Both Houses of Parliament, United Nations Resident Coordinator and members of the UN Family, Her Excellency, EU Ambassador to Eswatini, Chairperson and Council Members of NERCHA, Executive Director of NERCHA, Civil Society Representatives, Members of ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: International Day of Rural Women – Vukani Bomake Prize-Giving Ceremony

Honorable Minister of Commerce, Trade, and Industry, UN Resident Coordinator, EU Ambassador, Businesswomen Eswatini Chairperson, Business Eswatini President, Movers and shakers behind the Vukani Bomake project, Prize recipients Ladies and gentlemen – Siyanivusela Bekunene Thank you for inviting me to join you in this celebration of rural women and creative entrepreneurship. The best practices required ...
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U.S. Citizens Voting Assistance

You have the right to vote when you are overseas! For more information on how to mail your ballot to the United States via diplomatic pouch through the U.S. Embassy in Mbabane, please see  Alert – Voting Information for U.S. Citizens . Voting is a constitutional right that American citizens eighteen years and older can freely exercise. The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee ...
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