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Remarks by Ambassador Yohannes at the White House Ethiopian-American Policy Briefing

On June 8, 2016, Ambassador Daniel W. Yohannes co-hosted the inaugural Ethiopian American Policy Briefing at the White House. Below are his prepared remarks. Good afternoon everyone, and welcome! Dehna walach-hu! I have the distinct pleasure of welcoming you to the White House and I am delighted  to be here. I am the U.S. Ambassador ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks on the OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Ladies and gentleman, I am pleased to be here during OECD integrity week to congratulate you on your efforts to fight corruption and encourage you to keep fighting.  I will keep my comments brief, as I know you have a full day ahead. Put simply, why does the U.S. care? First, corruption and bad governance ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at the OECD Report Launch: Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods

You excellencies, Ladies and Gentleman, I would like to thank the OECD for the opportunity to take part in the launch of this valuable new study. I would also like to acknowledge the work of the Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade and its Chair – David Luna. The United States was pleased to offer data ...
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Ambassador Remarks at the Launch of the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth Network

Remarks delivered by Ambassador Daniel Yohannes at the Ford Foundation in New York City, on March 29, 2016.  Thank you, Gabriela. I am thrilled to be here today. It is inspiring to see people from all around the world come together to discuss an issue so important to so many. President Obama has called income inequality ...
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