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Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC): Ambassador Mushingi Visits the Senegalese Delegation in Washington

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and representatives from the Government of Senegal met in Washington last week to continue progress on the proposed MCC compact. The proposed compact is a large-scale, five-year grant program designed to spur economic growth and investment by the private sector to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunities for the people ...
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Department of State Inaugurates New Regional Antiterrorism Training Facility in Senegal

The Department of State and the Government of Senegal today inaugurated a new regional counterterrorism training facility in Thiès, Senegal, on September 6, 2018. U.S. and Senegalese officials formally dedicated the new Regional Tactical Training Center, which was funded, constructed, and equipped through the Department of State’s Antiterrorism Assistance (ATA) program. The new center is ATA’s ...
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DS/ATA Regional Training Center Inauguration – Remarks for DCM Martina T. Boustani, September 6, 2018

Remarks for DCM Martina T. Boustani DS/ATA Regional Training Center Inauguration September 6, 2018  (As prepared)   Mr. Chef d’État-major général des armées Mr. Representative of the National Gendarmerie Mr. Representative of the National Police Mr. Commander of Base CET-7 Members of the Diplomatic Corps Law enforcement and constabulary officers Distinguished Guests Mesdames, Messieurs I am ...
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NASA Mission in Senegal Promotes Scientific Discovery

NASA mission in Senegal promotes scientific discovery Sadie Goering –  August 24, 2018 When NASA scientists assembled telescopes in her home country of Senegal, Binita Yanni knew very little about astronomy and didn’t realize a career in planetary sciences was even a possibility. Determined to learn why 21 U.S. telescopes were stationed throughout the Senegalese ...
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