CDA McNamara Signs Human Rights Grants
Chargé d’Affaires John McNamara awarded three local non-governmental organizations with grants worth a total of $35,000 (approximately M370, 000) to promote democracy and fundamental human rights in Lesotho on August 27, in Maseru. The grants fall under the Democracy and Human Rights Fund II.
Primary School Gets New Building
On August 22, Chargé d'Affaires John McNamara officially opened the two classrooms at Phechela Primary School, Mafeteng, constructed with assistance from the U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program awards grants. Deputy Education Minister Liteboho Kompi attended the event.
CDA McNamara Swears in New PCVs
Eighteen new Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) took oath to start community work in nine districts of Lesotho on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. They will work under the Healthy Youth program. Chargé John McNamara and Home Affairs Minister Joang Molapo both urged the volunteers to serve selflessly and change lives.
New TIP Strategy for Lesotho
Chargé d'Affaires John McNamara applauded the Lesotho government on taking a step to reduce Human Trafficking. He was speaking at the commemoration of the World Day against Human Trafficking which culminated into the launch of the new Strategic Plan structured with assistance of the UNODC in Maseru.
2014 Independence Day Celebrations in Maseru
To commemorate the 238th U.S. Independence Day, Chargé d’Affaires Carl Fox led a celebration attended by among others members of the Lesotho government, members of the diplomatic corps, civil society, other partners and the entire mission community at an event held in Maseru, July 3, 2014.
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