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  • The State Department’s Special Representative for Commercial and Business with Ivoirian entrepreneurs (Dpt. of State)

    Special Representative meets entrepreneurs

    May 21, the State Department’s Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan met Ivoirian entrepreneurs for a roundtable discussion at the U.S. Embassy. During a brief visit to Abidjan, Nathan met local officials in the public and private sectors to discuss entrepreneurship in Côte d’Ivoire ...

  • Children performing during the Event (Dpt. of State)

    Launching of USAID’s REVE project

    As part of the US government’s support to the Ivorian government, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is funding Save the Children through a "Cooperative Agreement” to implement a new project called “Resources towards the Elimination of Child Vulnerability”, which will run from 1 March 2015 to 29 February ...

  • Players demonstrating basketball skills (Dpt. of State)

    3x3 basketball finals in Yamoussoukro

    The finals of the MPSAA 3 on 3 basketball tournament took place on Saturday, May 16 in Yamoussoukro. The Organization for the Promotion of American Sports in Africa (MPSAA) initiated the 34 team nationwide tournament which concluded with 10 teams battling on the final day. The finals were sponsored by the U.S. Embassy ...

  • Emmett McDonald and Jazz Sextet during the Concert (Dpt.of State)

    Jazz Appreciation Month Concert

    The U.S. Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire organized on April 28, 2015 a concert to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. The two-hour show featured American Emmett McDonald and his Jazz Sextet. McDonald, a trombonist, has played with some of biggest names in jazz including Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Sun Ra, and Ron Carter ...

  • President Obama Plans Trip to Africa

    President Obama Plans Trip to Africa

    The Government of Kenya has agreed to co-host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) this July. Organized annually since 2009, the GES has emerged as a global platform connecting emerging entrepreneurs with leaders from business, international organizations ...

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  • U.S. Embassy Abidjan hosts 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows (May 20-21, 2015)

    May 20 and 21, the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan organized the pre-departure orientation and a reception for the twelve 2015 participants in the Mandela Washington Fellows Program (part of the Young African Leadership Initiative or YALI) from Côte d’Ivoire. This year’s Fellows represent a broad cross-section of the dynamic youth in the private and public sectors, and were selected for this prestigious exchange program for their strong English skills, professional success, and commitment to the development of Côte d’Ivoire ... 

  • U.S. Embassy Abidjan sponsors “Inherited Dreams”performance (May 15, 2015)

    The U.S. Embassy sponsored American-led dance company CCB Dance Project’s performance of the work “Inherited Dreams” at the National Ballet of Côte d’Ivoire (CNAC). American dancer and choreographer Celia Weiss-Bambara performed with two local dancers, and local musician Abou Bassa. The Embassy’s sponsorship highlighted the role of cultural cooperation and exchange in fostering mutual understanding between the U.S. and Côte d’Ivoire.  

  • AGIR-PF WAAF Announcement

    The US Embassy in Cote D’Ivoire through the AgirPF program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development/West Africa Regional Mission (USAID/WA), provides grants under the West Africa Ambassadors’ Fund (WAAF) to qualified organizations which will implement activities to improve Family Planning (FP), Reproductive Health (RH) and Maternal and Child Health (MCH), in Côte d’Ivoire ...  For more information »

  • U.S. EMBASSY ABIDJAN PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LOCAL GRANTS PROGRAM

    Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Abidjan Public Affairs Section (PAS) Annual Program Statement CFDA Number: 19.040 - Public Diplomacy Programs for Côte d’Ivoire Date Opened: March 18, 2015 Federal Agency Contact: Ms. Alisande Pipkin Email: PASAbidjan@state.gov. Funding Opportunity Description PAS is pleased to request proposals for funding under the U.S. Embassy Abidjan’s Public Diplomacy Grants program. Please read and follow all instructions carefully. Purpose of Grant: Local grants are intended for individuals, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, and academic institutions. They support projects that ...   For more information: Full Announcement (PDF 439 KB) »

  • World Press Freedom Day Op-Ed By United States Ambassador Terence McCulley (May 3, 2015)

    Since the beginning of 2015, I have visited numerous media organizations in Côte d’Iviore, talking about the United States Embassy’s number one priority for the country in 2015: a peaceful, inclusive and transparent presidential election in October of this year. Throughout these visits, I was reminded of the positive role media can and should play in the betterment of society; keeping a watchful eye on the practices of the government and politicians, and ensuring that society is kept informed, educated and protected. However, the media can also be used as a force that engenders conflict, violence and even hate against others, as was the case in Côte d’Ivoire during the post-electoral crisis of 2011. As we mark International World Press Freedom Day in 2015 and look ahead to October’s presidential election, I remind all journalists of the importance of the work they do and call on all Ivoirians to hold them accountable ... 

  • April 30, 2015: Contract # SIV100-15-R-0003 Solicitation for the Health and Life insurance

    The Embassy of the United States of America in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire invites you to submit a quotation for the subject services. The pre-quotation conference will be held on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 at 10:00am at the Embassy Riviera Golf. Your quotation must be submitted by hand delivery (no electronic copy will be accepted) to the address below before 4:00 pm on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. American Embassy Abidjan Attn: Contracting Officer Contract # SIV100-15-R-0003 (Health and Life insurance solicitation) Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Tenders received after this date and time will be rejected without further consideration. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Bintou Assy-Traore at telephone : 2249-4390 or mobile 0672-1225 or traorebx@state.gov  Full Solicitation  »

  • U.S. Ambassador Inaugurates New Municipal Library and American Shelf in Bingerville (April 16, 2015)

    BINGERVILLE – United States Ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire Terence McCulley joined the Minister of Culture and Francophonie Maurice Bandaman and Bingerville Mayor Beugré Djoman to cut the ribbon on a new municipal library and American Shelf named Bibliothèque Municipale Djodjo. The United States Embassy supported this project in collaboration with the NGO Rising Sun and the commune of Bingerville ... 

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