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Speech: Inauguration of New Space Antennae Canberra Deep Space Communications Centre, Canberra

By Chargé d’Affaires James Carouso – (As prepared for delivery – November 3, 2016) As a boy growing up in New York, I, like millions of Americans and people all over the world, watched the moon landing live on television. What I did not know in 1969, and I suspect few outside Australia knew, is that those ...
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Consul General Valerie Fowler’s Remarks at the 2016 LGBTI Pacific Youth Forum

Consul General Valerie Fowler’s Remarks at the 2016 LGBTI Pacific Youth Forum October 12, 2016 Good evening. What a wonderful way to start this evening, with the lovely welcome to country.  In that spirit, I’ll begin by recognizing our elders, past and present. Honorable Michael Kirby,The Kaleidoscope team, for your leadership in developing this forum, DLA ...
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Special Envoy Randy Berry’s Visit to Sydney

A Message from Special Envoy Randy Berry: Working Together in Support of Dignity for All October 12, 2016    When he announced my appointment as the United States’ first-ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stressed that advancing human rights globally ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry On the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Secretary of State John Kerry On the Trans-Pacific Partnership September 28, 2016 Wilson Center Washington, D.C. REMARKS    SECRETARY KERRY:  Jane, thank you for a wonderful introduction.  I hugely appreciate your support, your counsel.  And obviously, we are living in complicated times.  I want to thank you for many, many years of remarkable service to ...
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