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  • Group photo of AmbassadorTerence P. McCulley with YALI participants (Dpt. of State)

    Ambassador McCulley’s Remarks at YALI Reception

    Welcome, and thank you for coming. We are coming together this evening to recognize the twelve remarkable individuals who were selected to represent Côte d’Ivoire as 2014 Mandela Washington Fellows, the program formally known as the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). They were chosen for this program ...

  • Ambassador Terence P. McCulley during an interview (Dpt. of State)

    Ebola Preparedness and Response Workshop

    ABIDJAN – The United States Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire is sponsoring a two-day Ebola preparation and response planning workshop in Abidjan for representatives from ten African countries September 22-23, 2014. Government and health representatives are expected to attend from Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, ...

  • Two American Experts Arrive in Côte d’Ivoire this Week for Ebola Prevention

    Ebola: Two American Experts in Côte d’Ivoire

    The United States Embassy today announced that two health experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), based in the United States, arrived in Côte d’Ivoire this week to assist the government with efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola into the country ....

  • Group photo of Ambassador Terence P. McCulley with Self-Help Grant Recipients (Dpt. of State)

    2014 Special Self-Help Grant Recipients

    ABIDJAN – The United States Embassy is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help program. The five projects chosen will receive funding worth $47,000 (more than CFA 23 million). The projects funded by this program will support community development throughout Côte d’Ivoire ...

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    President Obama Remarks on the Ebola Outbreak

    Hello. I want to take a few moments to speak directly to you—the people of West Africa, especially in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria. On behalf of the American people, I want you to know that our prayers are with those of you who have lost loved ones during this terrible ...

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  • September 11th Memorial at Ground Zero

    Watch the time-Lapse of 9-11 Memorial from 2004 to 2014 at Ground Zero ... 

  • Sandrine N’Doly Kraidy to Participate in International Visitor Leadership Program (September 5, 2014)

    ABIDJAN - The Embassy of the United States in Abidjan is pleased to announce that Mrs. Sandrine N’Doly Kraid has been invited to the United States to attend an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) entitled “Women Leaders: Promoting peace and security”. Through this program, participants will examine the current and historical roles of women in political transitions, post-conflict reconstruction, humanitarian emergencies, conflict prevention and peacemaking efforts; familiarize with the constitutional, judicial and legislative processes and practices that promote gender equality and protect women’s human rights. Participants will visit Washington, D.C; San Diego, California; Albuquerque & Santa Fe, New Mexico; Austin & San Antonio, Texas; Chicago, Illinois ... 

  • 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 http://abidjan.usembassy.gov/ for official statements from the U.S. Embassy on this critical issue. ” 

  • 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. The full range of relevant U.S. Government agencies — including the Department of State, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Department of Defense (DOD) ...   Information on the Ebola Virus »

  • 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: akapovidy@state.gov. 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 ... 

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