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African Education Initiative
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African Education Initiative

2008: African Education Initiative
--11/20/08  The United States' Unprecedented Commitment to Africa, 2000 to 2008 and Beyond; Phillip Carter III, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs; Remarks to the World Affairs Council of Arizona; Washington, DC
--11/12/08  President Bush Attends 2008 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner
--10/02/08  Daily Press Briefing - October 2 (Africa, AEI)
--07/23/08  U.S.-Africa Relations: Building Alliances through Trade, Education, Culture, Diplomacy, Peace; Claudia E. Anyaso, Director, Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs; Keynote Address at the U.S.-Africa Sister Cities Conference; Lansing, Michigan
--02/14/08  Partnership with Africa through Public Diplomacy and Development Assistance; Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs; National Council of International Visitors; Washington, DC

2007: African Education Initiative
--09/25/07  Fact Sheet: A Mission of Liberation Around the World
--07/25/07  Mrs. Bush's Remarks to National Press Club Newsmakers Luncheon
--06/28/07  Mrs. Bush's Remarks at the Mututa Memorial Center
--06/26/07  Mrs. Bush's Remarks on the Africa Education Initiative
--06/25/07  Press Briefing by Mrs. Bush En Route Dakar, Senegal
--05/31/07  President Bush Discusses United States International Development Agenda
--05/22/07  Literacy Campaign in Monrovia, Liberia; African Affairs; Monrovia, Liberia

2006: African Education Initiative
--10/26/06  Keynote Speech: Investing in the Lives of Liberia & Benin's Most Vulnerable Children; Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs; Elliott School of International Affairs; Washington, DC
--09/25/06  Corporate Social Responsibility: Advancing Education in Africa through Public & Private Partnerships; Jendayi E. Frazer, Assistant Secretary; Remarks to the International Foundation for Education and Self-Help at the 25th Anniversary Celebration; Scottsdale, Arizona
--09/25/06  The Education of Girls in the Developing World; Dr. Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs; Remarks at UN Headquarters; New York City
--09/19/06  Vision for Africa; Jendayi E. Frazer, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs; Remarks to Africa Education Forum ; New York City
--03/13/06  Remarks at the Roundtable With African Women Journalists; Jendayi E. Frazer, Assistant Secretary; Washington, DC

2005: African Education Initiative
--06/30/05  Africa Education Initiative (AEI); White House; Washington, DC

  
Highlights

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Fact Sheet: A Mission of Liberation Around the World
(Sept. 25): President Bush Calls On Members Of The United Nations General Assembly To Work Toward Standards Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights. Full text

Remarks at the Mututa Memorial Center
(Jun. 28): "And thanks to each of you for your commitment to bringing better health and renewed hope to the people of Zambia. Through initiatives like the Africa Education Initiative, the President's Malaria Initiative, and the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the American people are proud to stand with you. They share the same goals as the citizens of this beautiful country: healthy lives today, and a more hopeful world for our children." Full text

Mrs. Bush's Remarks on AEI
(Jun. 26): "One of the greatest obstacles to education in many communities throughout Africa is a shortage of textbooks. So through the African Education Initiative, six American universities have partnered with six African countries to produce and print primary-school textbooks. AEI has supplied nearly half a million books for children here in Senegal." Full text

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