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Demonstration Alert: Increased risk of demonstrations in Senegal

Location: Throughout Senegal Event: Due to tensions related to the January 23rd local elections, there is an increased risk of both spontaneous and planned demonstrations throughout Senegal during the coming week.  Additionally, on the day of the election, Sunday January 23, the Government of Senegal may implement travel restrictions prohibiting travel between regions.  Travel between Dakar and ...
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Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2022 (FClosing date: February 16, 2022)

Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2022 Minimum Award Amount: $5,000  Maximum Award Amount: $25,000  Background and funding opportunity description  The U.S. Embassy in Dakar in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is pleased to welcome proposals for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund from potential partners working to assist ...
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Demonstration Alert: Increased risk of demonstrations in Senegal

Location: Throughout Senegal Event: Due to tensions related to the January 23rd local elections, there is an increased risk of both spontaneous and planned demonstrations throughout Senegal during the next two weeks.  In Dakar, areas of potential protests include but are not limited to: the VDN; Constitutional Council HQ (near the Philip Morris building); the Supreme Court ...
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Remarks by President Biden on Protecting the Right to Vote

Remarks by President Biden on Protecting the Right to Vote JANUARY 11, 2022• SPEECHES AND REMARKS  Atlanta University Center Consortium Atlanta, Georgia    THE PRESIDENT:  In our lives and the lives of our nation — the life of our nation, there are moments so stark that they divide all that came before from everything that followed.  They stop time.  They rip away the ...
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Demonstration Alert: Planned protests in Dakar Friday

Demonstration Alert: Planned protests in Dakar Friday (10 December 2021) Location: Downtown and in University Area in Dakar Event: Political demonstrations are expected to take place Friday afternoon in the Dakar region and may spread to other parts of the city, causing traffic and other disruptions.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid any locations where ...
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