Statement by President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

MAY 01, 2022 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES   As Muslims in the United States and around the world conclude the month of Ramadan and celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Jill and I extend our warmest wishes to all who are celebrating this joyous occasion. Eid marks the completion of a holy month dedicated to devotion and reflection, when families and ... Read More»

President Biden to Host Second U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit

NOVEMBER 19, 2021 STATEMENTS AND RELEASES As part of the Biden Administration’s commitment to revitalizing global partnerships and alliances, President Biden will convene leaders from across the African continent for the second U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit next year. This Summit will continue efforts to strengthen ties with African partners based on principles of mutual ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

JULY 19, 2021 STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Jill and I send our warmest greetings to those celebrating Eid al-Adha around the world. The Eid traditions and Hajj rituals of providing for those less fortunate in commemoration of Abraham and his son’s devotion to God carry a special meaning this year as we continue to navigate the ... Read More»

President Biden Announces Historic Vaccine Donation: Half a Billion Pfizer Vaccines to the World’s Lowest-Income Nations

The White House June 10, 2021 Statements and Releases 500 million life-saving vaccines to be delivered by June of next year, including 200 million to be delivered by the end of 2021 Donation will serve as the foundation for a coordinated effort by the world’s democracies to vaccinate people around the world   Today, President Biden will announce ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden on the Occasion of World Press Freedom Day

MAY 03, 2021 •  STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Thirty years ago today, in the face of constant pressure and violence, African journalists came together to issue the Windhoek Declaration, which asserted that, “[t]he establishment, maintenance and fostering of an independent, pluralistic and free press is essential to the development and maintenance of democracy in a nation, and for economic development.”  ... Read More»
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