Benin

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Nations of the African Outbreak Response Alliance conclude series of virtual symposiums on healthcare, COVID19 response

10:38 AM10/14/2020
Topics included threats and opportunities in the COVID-19 environment, best practices in prevention and response to COVID-19, biosecurity threat reduction, and disease management during COVID-19.
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams joins allies, partners for exercise Grand African NEMO

9:18 AM10/16/2020
Hershel “Woody” Williams recently completed tracking and maneuvering exercises with Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Cabo Verde, and Morocco.
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Virtual African Air Chiefs Symposium strengthens alliances

12:00 AM4/6/2021
The 10th annual AACS focused on exchanging experiences and examining opportunities to cooperate and collaborate in order to improve and support air operations across Africa.
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Conference focuses on security at sea to ensure free trade in Gulf of Guinea

10:14 AM7/12/2021
Chiefs of Navies and Air Forces from across the world focus on combatting piracy and supporting economies.
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AFRICOM Commander visits Togo and Benin

12:14 PM9/23/2021
Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and Sgt. Maj. Richard Thresher, senior enlisted leader, meet senior Beninese leaders during a multi-day visit to West Africa, with stops in Togo and Benin, September 22-23. “Our coastal West African partners share many security threats. Effectively countering those threats requires a cooperative regional approach," said Townsend.
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AFRICOM Commander visits Togo and Benin

12:15 PM9/23/2021
Together with U.S. Africa Command’s Senior Development Advisor, Barbara Hughes, and Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the commander for civil-military engagement (center), U.S. Africa Command leaders met with USAID’s Benin country representative, Carl Anderson (not pictured), during a multi-day visit to West Africa, with stops in Togo and Benin, September 22-23. Discussions centered on ways to cooperate in community strengthening and civil society approaches to thwarting the spread of violent extremist ideologies.
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AFRICOM Commander visits Togo and Benin

12:30 PM9/23/2021
President of Benin Patrice Talon welcomes Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Ambassador to Benin Patricia Mahoney during a multi-day visit to West Africa, with stops in Togo and Benin, September 22-23. “Our coastal West African partners share many security threats. Effectively countering those threats requires a cooperative regional approach. Like all of our security partners in West Africa, Benin has an important role. We continue to work with Benin and other partners to build capacity and improve interoperability,” said Townsend.
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AFRICOM Commander visits Togo and Benin

12:51 PM9/23/2021
President of Benin Patrice Talon welcomes Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Ambassador to Benin Patricia Mahoney during a multi-day visit to West Africa, with stops in Togo and Benin, September 22-23. “Our coastal West African partners share many security threats. Effectively countering those threats requires a cooperative regional approach. Like all of our security partners in West Africa, Benin has an important role. We continue to work with Benin and other partners to build capacity and improve interoperability,” said Townsend.
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Projects in Benin increase both healthcare capacity and ability to document births

12:00 AM4/5/2021
In addition to making it harder for schooling, children lacking a birth record are more vulnerable to trafficking in persons or being recruited by violent groups in the region.
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