AFRICA

Amendments

Famine: 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 (S. Res. 114), S6140, S6144 [26SE]

Bills and resolutions

Burundi: allow monitoring of human rights and call for political opposition to renounce violence, peaceful resolution of conflict, international targeted sanctions, and humanitarian assistance (see H. Res. 651), H9757 [7DE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: extend temporary protected status for certain nationals of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea (see H.R. 2597), H4502 [23MY]

Ethiopia: reaffirm support to counter terrorism, bolster trade, strengthen education and health, and provide humanitarian assistance, condemn violent protests, and call for respect of freedoms and democracy (see S. Res. 348), S7820 [4DE]

___support respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance (see S. Res. 168), S3010 [17MY] (see H. Res. 128), H1244 [15FE]

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]

___develop more effective and timely responses to end conflicts which cause and exacerbate famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and other African countries (see H. Res. 421), H5295 [28JN]

___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] (see H.R. 3445), H6514 [27JY]

___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]

Kenya: urge government and political parties to respect democratic principles and hold credible, peaceful, and transparent elections (see S. Res. 228), S4116 [20JY] (see H. Res. 449), H5885 [14JY]

Liberia: reaffirm partnership with the U.S. and call for free, fair, and peaceful elections (see S. Res. 266), S5886 [25SE] (see H. Res. 552), H7671 [2OC]

Libya: condemn slave auctions of migrants and refugees, call for investigation and prosecution of those involved, and provide assistance to respond to migrant and refugee situation (see H. Res. 644), H9620 [4DE]

SEC: repeal certain disclosure requirements relative to conflict minerals (see H.R. 4248), H8495 [3NO]

Somalia: condemn terrorist attack in Mogadishu, express condolences to friends and family of victims, and aid in efforts to combat terrorism (see H. Res. 620), H9254 [14NO]

South Sudan: encourage U.N. to impose arms embargo against all parties to hostilities (see H. Res. 467), H6146 [20JY]

___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]

___welcome Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, commend democratic efforts, condemn terrorism, encourage economic reforms, and reaffirm relationship with the U.S. (see S. Res. 217), S3920 [11JY]

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

World Malaria Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 149), S2680 [2MY]

Letters

SEC regulation relative to disclosure of companies' use of conflict materials: several Congolese leaders and regional experts, H7353H7355 [13SE]

Messages

National Emergency Relative to Burundi: President Trump, S7014 [6NO], H8502 [6NO]

National Emergency Relative to Democratic Republic of the Congo: President Trump, S6713 [23OC], H8048 [23OC]

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

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

National Emergency Relative to Sudan: President Trump, S3917 [11JY], S6920 [31OC], H5421 [11JY], H8285 [31OC]

Remarks in House

Armed Forces: authorize use in Somalia, H9528 [30NO]

Congo, Democratic Republic of the: comply with constitutional limits on Presidential terms and fulfill constitutional mandate for a democratic transition of power, E1554 [13NO]

Dept. of Defense: demand transparency relative to U.S. military operations in Niger, H8644 [8NO], H9853 [13DE]

___prepare contingency plans to assist relief organizations and delivery of humanitarian assistance efforts in South Sudan and consult with South Sudanese military leaders to deescalate conflict, H5817H5819 [13JY]

Dept. of Justice: establish Victims of Terror Protection Fund for the victims of Boko Haram (terrorist organization), H4974 [20JN]

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

Ethiopia: support respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance (H. Res. 128), H6469 [27JY], H8302 [1NO], E606 [4MY], E1504 [3NO]

Famine: commend U.S. and international efforts to respond to drought and food insecurity in the Horn of Africa (H. Res. 239), E829 [15JN]

Foreign aid: enhance transparency and accelerate the impact of programs under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and the Millennium Challenge Corp. (H.R. 3445), E1294 [28SE]

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

___assess status of the war on terrorism, H9830 [12DE]

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

Forest Hills, TX: anniversary of Union of Nigerian Friends, E1732 [20DE]

Global Week of Action on Hunger and Famine: observance, H4574 [25MY]

Jane Goodall Institute: tribute to Portland, OR, Grant Park chapter of Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots for publishing ``Saving Pan'' cookbook to benefit chimpanzee sanctuary in Africa, E1755 [21DE]

Liberia: democracy efforts, E1223 [14SE]

Libya: condemn slave auctions of migrants and refugees, call for investigation and prosecution of those involved, and provide assistance to respond to migrant and refugee situation (H. Res. 644), H9830 [12DE]

Nigeria: develop a regional strategy to combat threat posed by Boko Haram (terrorist organization), H7982 [12OC]

Rwanda: human rights violations, E1284 [28SE]

SEC: prohibit funding to implement, administer, or enforce rule relative to disclosure of certain companies' use of conflict materials, H7353H7356 [13SE]

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], H2832H2837 [25AP], E585 [2MY]

Tanzania: tribute to Sioux City, SD, missionaries and others who assisted victims of bus accident and facilitated transport to the U.S. for further care, H5034H5038 [21JN]

Terrorism: link between terrorist groups and wildlife trafficking, H10167 [18DE]

U.S. African Development Foundation: funding, H7132 [7SE]

Remarks in Senate

Congo, Democratic Republic of the: address humanitarian crisis and maintain peacekeeping efforts, S7056S7058 [7NO]

Dept. of State: AID funding for safe, public latrines in Africa and Asia, S6184 [27SE]

Famine: 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 (S. Res. 114), S6143 [26SE], S6191 [27SE]

___urge U.S. and international efforts to address humanitarian crises in Yemen and take steps to ensure such countries allow humanitarian aid to reach the people, S2976S2979 [17MY]

Foreign policy: report on congressional delegation trip to visit troops stationed at AFRICOM, EUCOM, and CENTCOM commands, S6809 [25OC]

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

Kenya: anniversary of Nyumbani Children's Home, S5855 [19SE]

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

Libya: condemn slave auctions of migrants and refugees, call for investigation and prosecution of those involved, and provide assistance to respond to migrant and refugee situation, S8162 [20DE]

Mining and mineral resources: require U.S.-registered companies selling products using columbite-tantalite, coltan, cassiterite, and wolframite to disclose the country-of-origin of such materials to the SEC, S2961 [16MY]

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

Obama, Barack: evaluation of administration relative to foreign policy, S2504 [25AP]

Somalia: condemn terrorist attack in Mogadishu, express condolences to friends and family of victims, and aid in efforts to combat terrorism, S6843 [26OC]

South Sudan: respond to famine and call for a cessation of hostilities to allow humanitarian access and supplies to areas affected by famine, S2593 [27AP]

World Malaria Day: support goals and ideals (S. Res. 149), S2685 [2MY]

Reports filed

AGOA and MCA Modernization Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 832), S6452 [17OC]

Support Respect for Human Rights and Encouraging Inclusive Governance in Ethiopia: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 168), S5858 [19SE]

Urge Efforts To Address Humanitarian Crises Due to Famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen and Take Steps To Ensure Such Countries Allow Humanitarian Aid To Reach the People: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 114), S3242 [5JN]

Texts of

H. Res. 187, South Sudan emergency funding increase to respond to famine and call for a cessation of hostilities to allow humanitarian access and supplies to areas affected by famine, H2832 [25AP]

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], S6144 [26SE], S6191 [27SE]

S. Res. 149, support goals and ideals of World Malaria Day, S2682 [2MY]

S. Res. 168, support respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia, S3019 [17MY]

S. Res. 217, welcome Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, commend democratic efforts, condemn terrorism, encourage economic reforms, and reaffirm relationship with the U.S., S3922 [11JY]

S. Res. 228, urge Kenyan government and political parties to respect democratic principles and hold credible, peaceful, and transparent elections, S4119 [20JY]

S. Res. 266, reaffirm partnership with the U.S. and call for free, fair, and peaceful elections in Liberia, S5887 [25SE]

S. Res. 348, reaffirm support to counter terrorism, bolster trade, strengthen education and health, and provide humanitarian assistance, condemn violent protests, and call for respect of freedoms and democracy in Ethiopia, S7820 [4DE]

Tributes

Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson, E840 [16JN]