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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia (December 18, 2018) Location: Indonesia, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, the Indonesian National Police will visibly increase their presence at tourist sites, churches, malls, and other public gathering places.  The Embassy advises heightened personal security awareness, particularly in public areas frequented by foreigners, during this period. Actions ...
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MCC Board of Directors Selects New Bilateral Compacts, Threshold Programs, Eligible Countries for Concurrent Compacts

For Immediate Release December 12, 2018 Contact: 202-521-3880 Email: WASHINGTON, D.C., December 12, 2018 – At its quarterly meeting, the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors met to select countries eligible for MCC assistance, which is designed to spur economic growth and reduce poverty. The Board selected Indonesia, Malawi and Kosovo for ...
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Remarks by Secretary Pompeo on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Violence against women is a global issue that affects millions of people annually. Every woman and girl deserves a life free from violence. The United States is committed to advancing gender equality and preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women and girls, from domestic and sexual violence to forced marriage and so-called honor ...
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