AFRICA

Bills and resolutions

Famine: commend U.S. and international efforts to respond to drought and food insecurity in the Horn of Africa (see H. Res. 239), H2629 [3AP]

___urge U.S. and international efforts to address humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen and take steps to ensure such countries allow humanitarian aid to reach the people (see S. Res. 114), S2363 [4AP]

Foreign aid: enhance transparency and accelerate the impact of programs under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and the Millennium Challenge Corp. (see S. 832), S2362 [4AP]

___prohibit Senegal from receiving certain forms of development assistance for a certain period and make available such assistance to Rwanda and Uganda (see H.R. 802), H876 [1FE]

Foreign policy: establish a global affairs strategy and provide assistance for people of African descent (see H.R. 1570), H2148 [16MR]

Gambia: commend mediation of state of emergency after recent election and encourage peaceful transition of power and commitment to human rights and a free press (see H. Res. 89), H977 [3FE]

South Sudan: increase emergency funding to respond to famine and call for a cessation of hostilities to allow humanitarian access and supplies to areas affected by famine (see H. Res. 187), H2019 [9MR]

Tunisia: authorize assistance to combat terrorism and support military readiness, democracy, and border security (see H.R. 157), H42 [3JA]

U.S. Commission on OPEC: establish (see H.R. 545), H544 [13JA]

Messages

National Emergency Relative to Somalia: President Trump, S2423 [4AP], H2767 [6AP]

National Emergency Relative to South Sudan: President Trump, S1932 [22MR], H2331 [22MR]

Remarks in House

Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: funding, H2686H2691 [4AP]

Foreign policy: address hunger in sub-Saharan Africa, H1587 [7MR], H2706 [5AP], H2769 [6AP]

___establish a global affairs strategy and provide assistance for people of African descent (H.R. 1570), E334 [16MR]

Somalia: provide assistance for famine relief, H1120 [13FE]

South Sudan: increase emergency funding to respond to famine and call for a cessation of hostilities to allow humanitarian access and supplies to areas affected by famine (H. Res. 187), H2072 [15MR]

Remarks in Senate

Foreign trade: importance of bilateral trade agreeements, S1004 [9FE]

Leber Jeweler, Inc.: tribute to Earthwise Jewelry line for using conflict-free, fair trade, and environmentally conscious materials, S1473 [28FE]

Nigeria: develop a strategy to protect civilians and eliminate threat posed by Boko Haram (terrorist organization), S1297S1299 [16FE]

Texts of

S. Res. 114, urge U.S. and international efforts to address humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen due to famine and take steps to ensure such countries allow humanitarian aid to reach the people, S2368 [4AP]