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  • U.S. Embassy Initiatives to Support Bouaké

    U.S. Embassy Initiatives to Support Bouaké

    BOUAKÉ– United States Ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire Terence McCulley made his first trip to Bouaké this week in order to launch several new initiatives in the country’s second largest city ...

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  • Ambassador Terence P. McCulley during the Opening Remarks (Dpt. State)

    “Spotlight SIDA” Launch Event

    Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome. Thank you for joining us today. We at the United States Embassy are very happy to launch a new and exciting initiative supported by PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief. This initiative, entitled “Spotlight SIDA,” ...

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    2013 Human Rights Report

    Cote d’Ivoire is a democratic republic ruled by a freely elected government. Authorities failed at times to maintain effective control over the security forces, who committed some human rights abuses ...

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  • Ambassador Terence P. McCulley, the President of the National Assembly Mr. Guillaume K. Soro and some deputies during the Press Conference (Dept. of State)

    USAID Rehabilitates National Assembly Offices

    It is a pleasure to be here today to celebrate the official inauguration of the rehabilitated National Assembly Speaker’s Office. Since my arrival late last year, I have been impressed by the air of optimism ...


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  • Statement of G7 Leaders on Ukraine (March 12, 2014)

    We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, call on the Russian Federation to cease all efforts to change the status of Crimea contrary to Ukrainian law and in violation of international law. We call on the Russian Federation to immediately halt actions supporting a referendum on the territory of Crimea regarding its status, in direct violation of the Constitution of Ukraine ... 

  • International Women’s Day Conference: Remarks by Cheryl Sim (March 12, 2014 )

    Good afternoon. I would like to thank you all for joining us this afternoon for the U.S. Embassy’s round table discussion to mark International Women’s Day, which is celebrated on March 8 of each year. The month of March also happens to be Women’s History Month in the United States, so it is appropriate that we are attending this conference today. I would also like to thank the administration of ENA for opening your doors and agreeing to host us this afternoon ... 

  • U.S. Embassy/Abidjan, Cote-d’Ivoire: Security Message for U.S. Citizens: President Arrival (March 1, 2014)

    To the American Citizen Community: The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens to the announcement that President Alassane Ouattara is expected to return to Abidjan tomorrow Sunday, March 2, between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. U.S. citizens should be prepared for lengthy traffic jams and large crowds throughout the city of Abidjan. While no violence is expected, American Citizens are advised to use caution, be aware of their surroundings and avoid large crowds. We wish to remind you that even events and demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Cote-d’Ivoire enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at www.Travel.State.Gov. STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency. If you don’t have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate ...  

  • Remarks by Ambassador Terence P. McCulley at Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 23, 2014)

    It is a pleasure to be with you today, during a week in which we celebrate the life of one of our greatest American activists for peace and equality, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I wanted to use this opportunity today to talk a bit about the life of Dr. King and why his work and his message still resonate so strongly in the United States, now 50 years after his historic March on Washington where he proclaimed, “I have a dream.” ... 

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens - New Year's Eve (December 30, 2013)

    Due to the upcoming New Year's fireworks displays/festivities scheduled for midnight on December 31, the Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens to be prudent and exercise caution. Local officials estimate that there may be up to one million spectators in and around Cocody and Plateau for the fireworks display; we recommend that you avoid areas with large crowds. 

  • Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program Applications Now Being Accepted

    The U.S. Embassy Abidjan is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program. Completed applications must be emailed to by Friday, January 10, 2014. The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) provides international teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. TEA consists of a six‐week non‐degree, non‐credit customized academic program including seminars on new teaching methodologies, curriculum development, lesson planning, and instructional technology. Current secondary‐level, full‐time teachers with five or more years of classroom experience in disciplines including English, English as a foreign language, social studies, math, science and special education are eligible. For more information and the application form, please visit :  Application form »

  • Opening Remarks by Ambassador Terence P. McCulley at Panel Discussion on Women Leaders in Public Health in Côte d’Ivoire (December 3, 2013)

    Good afternoon panel participants and students. Welcome to “American soil,” the United States Embassy. As part of the annual observation of 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, and World AIDS Day, this event today has been planned to engage you promising students in an exchange and reflection on shared leadership and responsibility for health. In order to enlighten this discussion, we have with us several prominent people who lead large HIV programs supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) .... 

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