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  • Andrew Haviland, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy Abidjan

    Deputy Chief of Mission Andrew Haviland

    Andrew Haviland joins Embassy Abidjan after leading an economic team in the State Department’s Office of Monetary Affairs where he was responsible for advancing U.S. economic interests globally through international financial initiatives and partnerships ...

  • Facts about Ebola

    Facts on U.S. Response to Ebola Virus

    The United States is working with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus as quickly as possible ...

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  •  U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

    ABIDJAN – Secretary John Kerry and other high ranking U.S. officials welcomed leaders from across the African continent to Washington, DC for the three-day U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit from August 4-6, 2014. The theme of the Summit is “Investing in the Next Generation.” ...

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  • Obama at Young African Leaders Summit in Washington

    Obama Welcomes Young African Leaders

    THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! (Applause.) Hello, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat. We're just getting started here. Well, hello, everybody. (Applause.) Welcome to Washington ...

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  • Statement by Secretary Kerry: Murder of James Foley (August 20, 2014)

    James Foley went to the darkest of places to shine the light of truth. Nothing could stop him from sharing with the world the reality of what was happening on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan, or the struggle against a brutal dictator in Libya, and he was just as determined to do the same from Syria. He was brave and bold, and no masked coward can ever steal the legacy of this courageous American who lived out the meaning of the word journalism ... 

  • Fraudulent Statement Alert

    “The Embassy of the United States would like to inform the press and the public that a fraudulent statement has been circulated claiming to be a U.S. State Department advisory about the Ebola outbreak. Please continue to check this website for official statements from the U.S. Embassy on this critical issue. ” 

  • Solicitation number: S-IV100-14-Q-0711 (Repair, clean and maintain buffers in generators 1&2 rooms)

    Enclosed is a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Repair, clean and maintain Buffers in Generator Rooms 1 & 2 at NEC. If you would like to submit a proposal, follow the instructions in Section L of the solicitation, complete the required portions of the attached document, and submit it to the address shown on the Standard Form 1449 that follows this letter. The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting a technically acceptable offer at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Daniel Yao Akapovi, on telephone +225 22 494 360 / 06 721 169. and if by email at: A site visit is scheduled for Tuesday September 02, 2014 at 10:00 at NEC compound, Riviera. Proposals are due by: September 09th, 2014 at 17:00. ...  Full Solicitation »

  • Statement by Secretary Kerry on Cote d’Ivoire’s National Day (August 7, 2014)

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Cote d’Ivoire as you celebrate your national independence on August 7. Our two nations have been partners since independence peacefully arrived in Cote d’Ivoire over half a century ago. As your new flag flew over Abidjan, one of the first congratulations to arrive was a letter from U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower. Robert Kennedy was in Cote d’Ivoire that next August to celebrate one year of peace and independence with your proud nation ... 

  • Information on the Ebola Virus

    The U.S. Embassy would like to provide current information about the Ebola virus outbreak from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control to residents of and travelers to Cote d’Ivoire. For more information:  For more details »

  • Remarks at the Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (July 28, 2014)

    ECRETARY KERRY: Wow. What a great group. Thank you. Please, sit down. Sit down, sit down. Thank you. It is so good to see you all. Welcome. You having fun? AUDIENCE: Yes. SECRETARY KERRY: I’m glad to hear it. It’s just beginning. And the President’s going to get a chance to speak with everybody before long. That’ll be great. We look forward to it. I can’t tell you – I’m really excited to see you all here, and I hope you’re excited to be here. That’s important. (Cheers and applause.) ... 

  • Ambassador McCulley’s Remarks at the Launching Event for the Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development PRADD II Project (July 21, 2014)

    Minister Brou, Representatives of International Organizations, Distinguished Guests; I am very happy to be here today to mark the official launch of the Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development (PRADD) II project in Côte d’Ivoire. I would particularly like to note the hard work of Minister Brou in leading the way to ensure Côte d’Ivoire’s full accession to the Kimberley Process as well as in the revision of the mining code, both key elements in the lifting of international sanctions ... 

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