AFRICA

AFRICA

Amendments

AID: authorize activities to combat ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (S. 1340), S5317 [1AU], S5632, S5633 [23SE]

Nigeria: promote free, fair, and credible elections, condemn hate speech and violence, and support inclusion of all citizens in a peaceful electoral process (S. Con. Res. 1), S1391, S1392, S1393 [14FE]

Sudan: encourage transfer of power by military to civilian-led political authority, pursue accountability for crimes and human rights abuses, and support aspirations for democracy, justice, and peace (S. Res. 188), S4734, S4735, S4737 [9JY]

Articles and editorials

1619 Project, E1143–E1147 [12SE]

Bills and resolutions

AID: authorize activities to combat ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (see S. 1340), S2687 [7MY] (see H.R. 3085), H4312 [4JN]

Boko Haram (terrorist organization): recognize anniversary of Chibok girls’ kidnapping, call for release of captives, commend bravery of survivors, and support Nigerian efforts to defeat Boko Haram (see S. Res. 170), S2436 [11AP] (see H. Res. 375), H3727 [10MY]

Cameroon: condemn human rights abuses, call for adoption of nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution, and pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve area conflicts (see S. Res. 292), S5196 [30JY] (see H. Res. 358), H3474 [7MY]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S. (see H. Con. Res. 53), H5774 [12JY] (see H. Con. Res. 57), H7496 [9AU]

Central African Republic: condemn violence by armed groups against civilians, support international peace efforts and humanitarian assistance, prevent human rights abuses, and enforce existing sanctions (see H. Res. 387), H3924 [16MY]

Clotilda (vessel): discovery of wreckage of slave ship (see S. Res. 315), S5539 [17SE]

Congo, Democratic Republic of the: express concern over use of, and take steps to end, child labor in cobalt and other mines and identify U.S. entities that receive or benefit from cobalt obtained from child labor (see H. Res. 531), H7481 [30JY]

Europe: commend history and achievements of people of African descent and Black Europeans, promote racial equality, and combat discrimination (see H. Res. 256), H2827 [26MR]

Foreign policy: establish a global affairs strategy and provide assistance for people of African descent (see H.R. 1877), H2826 [26MR]

International Decade for People of African Descent: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 133), H2032 [14FE]

Kenya: condemn terrorist attack in Nairobi, offer condolences to family and friends of victims, reaffirm solidarity with Kenyan people, and support efforts to counter terrorism and bring perpetrators to justice (see H. Res. 75), H1211 [24JA]

——— condemn terrorist attack in Nairobi, offer condolences to victims and their families and friends, and assist in investigation of attack and in improving crisis response management (see S. Res. 22), S293 [17JA]

Liberia: adjust immigration status of certain nationals (see S. 456), S1276 [12FE] (see H.R. 1169), H1580 [13FE]

——— provide temporary protected status for certain nationals (see H.R. 1926), H2884 [27MR]

Morocco: reaffirm support for combating terrorism, condemn actions by Polisario Front and terrorist groups in Western Sahara and North Africa, reaffirm autonomy plan, and support peaceful agreement for Western Sahara (see H. Res. 223), H2717 [13MR]

Nigeria: promote free, fair, and credible elections, condemn hate speech and violence, and support inclusion of all citizens in a peaceful electoral process (see S. Con. Res. 1), S274 [16JA] (see H. Con. Res. 4), H676 [16JA]

South Sudan: reaffirm support and call for adherence to conflict resolution agreement, political stabilization, support of human rights, investigation of money laundering, and implementation of arms embargo (see S. Res. 371), S5966 [22OC]

Sudan: condemn attacks on peaceful protesters and support immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government (see H. Res. 432), H4388 [10JN]

——— encourage transfer of power by military to civilian-led political authority, pursue accountability for crimes and human rights abuses, and support aspirations for democracy, justice, and peace (see S. Res. 188), S2614 [2MY]

Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership: establish to assist countries in Sahel, Maghreb, and adjacent regions of Africa to improve capabilities to counter terrorist threats (see H.R. 192), H208 [3JA]

World Bonobo Day: designate (see H. Res. 135), H2033 [14FE]

World Malaria Day: support goals and ideals (see S. Res. 161), S2435 [11AP]

Letters

Condemn attacks on peaceful protesters and support immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan: several Members of Congress, H5792 [15JY]

Messages

National Emergency Relative to Democratic Republic of the Congo: President Trump, S5961 [22OC], H8315 [22OC]

National Emergency Relative to Somalia: President Trump, S2383 [10AP], H3243 [10AP]

National Emergency Relative to South Sudan: President Trump, S2116 [1AP], H2927 [1AP]

National Emergency Relative to the Central African Republic: President Trump, S2741 [8MY], H3497 [8MY]

Remarks in House

African Americans: commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., H7549 [9SE]

——— commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., recognize cultural contributions of African Americans, and address continuing economic and racial disparities, H7551–H7556 [9SE], E1121 [10SE]

Aviation: express sympathy to families of victims of Boeing 737 Max 8 plane crashes, H7224 [23JY]

Cameroon: condemn human rights abuses, call for adoption of nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution, and pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve area conflicts (H. Res. 358), H7203, H7204 [23JY], E972 [24JY]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S. (H. Con. Res. 53), H7443 [25JY]

Dept. of State: combating endangered species trafficking and transport of trophies into the U.S. funding, H4644, H4645 [13JN]

Ekenywa (organization): tribute, H2239 [27FE]

Ethiopia: express sympathy to families of victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 plane crash, H2630 [11MR]

Europe: commend history and achievements of people of African descent and Black Europeans, promote racial equality, and combat discrimination (H. Res. 256), E352 [26MR]

FAA: call to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft following recent plane crashes, H2677 [12MR]

Foreign policy: establish a global affairs strategy and provide assistance for people of African descent (H.R. 1877), E354 [26MR]

Liberia: adjust immigration status of certain nationals (H.R. 1169), H2684 [13MR]

——— provide temporary protected status for certain nationals (H.R. 1926), H2804 [26MR], H2831 [27MR]

Libya: investigation and report on 2012 attack on U.S. consulate in Benghazi, H7695 [12SE]

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe: attendance at parlimentary assembly in Morocco, E1284 [15OC]

——— parlimentary assembly in Morocco, H8115 [15OC]

Richmond, VA: tribute to Ezibu Muntu African Dance Co., ‘‘Remember Them’’ program to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., E1246 [4OC]

SEC: repeal certain disclosure requirements relative to conflict minerals, H5133, H5134 [25JN]

South Sudan: call for release of Peter B. Ajak, H1367 [6FE], H2973 [2AP]

Sudan: condemn attacks on peaceful protesters and support immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government (H. Res. 432), H4440 [12JN], H5789–H5793 [15JY]

Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership: establish to assist countries in Sahel, Maghreb, and adjacent regions of Africa to improve capabilities to counter terrorist threats (H.R. 192), H432–H434 [10JA], E62 [17JA]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration relative to immigration policy, H8151 [16OC]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: prohibit funding for issuance of permits for importation of elephant or lion trophies from Zimbabwe, Zambia, or Tanzania, H4954–H4956 [20JN]

Remarks in Senate

African Americans: commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., S5373 [10SE]

AID: authorize activities to combat ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (S. 1340), S5294 [1AU], S5632, S5633 [23SE]

——— authorize activities to combat ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (S. 1340), unanimous-consent agreement, S5321 [1AU]

Cameroon: condemn human rights abuses, call for adoption of nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution, and pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve area conflicts (S. Res. 292), S5243 [31JY]

Capitol Building and Grounds: authorize use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S. (H. Con. Res. 53), S5217 [31JY]

——— authorize use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S. (H. Con. Res. 57), S5364 [9SE]

Liberia: adjust immigration status of certain nationals (S. 456), S1277 [12FE], S1870 [14MR]

Nigeria: promote free, fair, and credible elections, condemn hate speech and violence, and support inclusion of all citizens in a peaceful electoral process (S. Con. Res. 1), S1393 [14FE]

Sudan: encourage transfer of power by military to civilian-led political authority, pursue accountability for crimes and human rights abuses, and support aspirations for democracy, justice, and peace (S. Res. 188), S4736 [9JY]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration relative to foreign policy, S5817–S5820 [16OC]

Reports filed

Ebola Eradication Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 1340), S3164 [3JN]

Encourage Transfer of Power by Military to Civilian Political Authority, Pursue Accountability for Crimes and Human Rights Abuses, and Support Democracy, Justice, and Peace in Sudan: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 188), S3164 [3JN]

Texts of

H. Con. Res. 53, use of Capitol Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., H7443 [25JY]

H. Con. Res. 57, use of Capitol Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., H7503 [16AU]

H. Res. 358, condemn human rights abuses, call for adoption of nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution, and pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve area conflicts in Cameroon, H7203 [23JY]

H. Res. 432, condemn attacks on peaceful protesters and support immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan, H5789 [15JY]

H.R. 192, Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act, H432 [10JA]

S. 1340, Ebola Eradication Act, S5632, S5633 [23SE]

S. Con. Res. 1, promote free, fair, and credible elections, condemn hate speech and violence, and support inclusion of all citizens in a peaceful electoral process in Nigeria, S278 [16JA], S1393 [14FE]

S. Res. 22, condemn terrorist attack in Nairobi, Kenya, offer condolences to victims and their families and friends, and assist in investigation of attack and in improving crisis response management, S295 [17JA]

S. Res. 161, support goals and ideals of World Malaria Day, S2440 [11AP]

S. Res. 170, recognize anniversary of Chibok girls’ kidnapping by Boko Haram (terrorist organization), call for release of captives, commend bravery of survivors, and support Nigerian efforts to defeat Boko Haram, S2444 [11AP]

S. Res. 188, encourage transfer of power by military to civilian-led political authority, pursue accountability for crimes and human rights abuses, and support aspirations for democracy, justice, and peace in Sudan, S2622 [2MY], S4736, S4738 [9JY]

S. Res. 292, condemn human rights abuses, call for adoption of nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution, and pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve area conflicts in Cameroon, S5201 [30JY]

S. Res. 315, Clotilda (vessel) slave ship wreckage discovery, S5542 [17SE]

S. Res. 371, reaffirm support for South Sudan and call for adherence to conflict resolution agreement, political stabilization, support of human rights, investigation of money laundering, and implementation of arms embargo, S5975 [22OC]