US: Senior US official to attend African Union Dialogue

Washington, DC, US (PANA) - Acting US Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Bruce Wharton will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 11–12 December, to lead the US Delegation attending the 4th High Level Dialogue with the African Union Commission, which will take place on December 12.

A statement by the US State Department on Friday said the High Level Dialogue was an important opportunity to deepen the US Government’s relationship with Africa, and to discuss their common commitments and concerns.

The statement said during his visit, Wharton would meet with Mandela Washington Fellows from the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), as well as other alumni of US government exchange programs.

He will also tour the newly-opened Africa Surveillance and Response Unit at the Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC).
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10 december 2016 08:26:24

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