Remarks by Ambassador Jonathan Pratt of the United States of America at the Launch of the USAID-funded Civil Society Project

Remarks by Ambassador Jonathan Pratt of the United States of America at the Launch of the USAID-funded Civil Society Project May 23, 2022, at the Sheraton, Djibouti Mr. Acting Minister of the Interior Members of the Government Mr. Mayor of the city of Djibouti Presidents of the regional councils, Mr. Representative of the European Delegation, …

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Political Officer’s Remarks for the Resolution Workshop: In Support of Women, Peace, and Security

Political Officer’s Remarks for the Resolution Workshop: In Support of Women, Peace, and Security Sunday, May 8, 09:00   Good morning to our honored guests: Minister Mouna Osman Aden, MG Zana, MG Shawley, distinguished guests and invitees, and all participants. And a special thank you to the Ministry of Women and Families and Combined Joint …

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Ambassador Pratt’s Welcoming Remarks at the Media Forum at the IGAD Center for Excellence

March 22, 2022 Distinguished guests, invitees, and participants, good to see you this morning.  I am delighted to be here for the opening of the IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism’s Media Forum.  The United States values the important role of IGAD’s P/CVE Center and we have supported it in its …

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Ambassador Pratt visits Obock and Markazi Refugee Camp

Yesterday Ambassador Pratt visited Obock where he met with the Deputy Prefet and representatives of the Regional Council to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the region.  They discussed the success of USAID projects that provided training for young people and had improved literacy, as well as opportunities for more engagement in the region.   They …

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Ambassador Pratt at Handover Ceremony with MENFOP and WFP

The Balbala Logistics Transport Center and the Technical High Schools in Tadjourah and Dikhil will receive forklifts, computers and logistics training programs from USAID’s Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance.  At the handover ceremony U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Jonathan Pratt said, “In partnership with MENFOP and the United Nations, we have established a technical training support program …

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Ambassador Jonathan Pratt’s visit to Dikhil

On December 13th, 2021, Ambassador Pratt traveled to Dikhil to become better acquainted with all of Djibouti.  While there he met with the Prefet and President of the Regional Council to discuss economic development in the region.  Together they toured the OKAR water bottling plant and later met participants at a USAID sponsored social business …

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Visit of Ambassador Jonathan Pratt to Ali-Sabieh

On November 16, 2021, Ambassador Pratt traveled to Ali-Sabieh.  He started his visit with a stop at the Holl-Holl refugee camp, where he met members of the refugee community to learn more about the challenges they face and to discuss current U.S. assistance efforts. The United States is proud to partner with UNHCR and the …

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Accreditation of U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Jonathan Pratt

 COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate  Djibouti   Réf. :  Accreditation of U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Jonathan Pratt On February 22, 2021 Ambassador Jonathan Pratt presented his credentials to His Excellency Mr. Ismael Omar Guelleh, Presdient of the Republic of Djibouti, receiving accreditation to serve as the next U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the …

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Ambassador Jonathan Pratt Accreditation Remarks

Good morning, your Excellency.  My name is Jonathan Pratt and it is a great honor for me to meet you and to assume the role of U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti.  On behalf of the President of the United States, I wish to convey the warmest greetings to your Excellency, to your government, …

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Ambassador Jonathan Goodale Pratt

Ambassador Jonathan Goodale Pratt Jonathan Pratt was most recently the executive assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs.  Previously, he served as deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan; office director for Pakistan; political counselor in Islamabad; deputy chief of mission in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo; political …

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Launch of the Rising Djibouti Project Remarks, Ambassador André, Ali Sabieh, December 23, 2020

Pour diffusion immédiate  Djibouti   Remarks by Ambassador Larry E. André, U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Ali Sabieh, December 23, 2020   Mr. Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Secretary of State, in charge of decentralization, Mr. Prefect, Mr. President of the Regional Council, Madam Representative of UNDP, Mr. USAID Representative, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, …

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Humanitarian Assistance Delivery Remarks, Ambassador André, Peltier Hospital

 Pour diffusion immédiate  Djibouti   Humanitarian Assistance Delivery Remarks, Ambassador André, Peltier Hospital, Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 10:00 a.m. Today, the American people are donating approximately $50,000 in protective gowns, protective suits, gloves, masks, visors, and medical monitoring equipment to the Ministry of Health.  This is the fifth delivery to the Ministry of Health made …

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U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend Visits Djibouti

 COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate  Djibouti   Réf. :  U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend Visits Djibouti U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, Commander, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Larry E. André met with Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf on November 26, 2020.  During the visit, the leaders discussed security in Djibouti and …

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Op-Ed by Ambassador Larry André

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and planning that is unmatched in history. …

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National Day Remarks

National Day Remarks, Ambassador André, TCMR Tuesday, February 11, 2019, 7:40 p.m. Thank you for joining us tonight to celebrate the independence of the United States of America.  We usually commemorate our Independence Day in July, when members of our legislature voted in favor of Independence from Great Britain in 1776.  Supporters of independence in …

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U.S. Supports Construction of Local Soccer Field

Monsieur le Sous Prefet, Monsieur le Ministre Monsieur le chef du village, Brigadier General Kriesel, Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning and thank you all for attending the inauguration of this new soccer field.  It is a great example of the strong Djiboutian – American partnership that occurs at many levels.  This soccer field …

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Djibouti City Strong Cities Network Induction Ceremony

Ambassador Andre’s Remarks at the Djibouti City Strong Cities Network Induction Ceremony IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism  April 11, 2:00 p.m. Inspector General Kadra Moussa, Mayor Fatouma Awaleh, colleagues and friends, it is a pleasure to be back in the IGAD Center of Excellence for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism, …

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Markazi IT Learning Center Inauguration

Ambassador André’s Remarks at Markazi IT Learning Center Inauguration September 13, 2018, 10:00, Markazi Village I am pleased to be here today in Markazi Village to help inaugurate the IT Learning Center.  Among the American Embassy’s top goals is to help protect and improve conditions for refugees and migrants in Djibouti.  To do this, we …

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Ambassador Larry André’s remarks on Multilateral Cooperation

Multilateral Cooperation Is Key to Peace & Development in Africa Good morning!  I thank the organizers of this gathering for inviting me to talk to you about a favorite subject:  How African countries and their partners can best work together to advance peace and development for the people of this continent. I will suggest some …

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Ambassador Larry Andre Remarks, Women’s Month Panel Event

Minister Hassan, Captain Lacore, Representative Manzi, Dr. Abdoulatif, Madame Douksieh, dear colleagues and distinguished guests, Good morning, bonjour, salām ‘alaykum, subax wanaagsan, maacisse! My wife, Ouroukou, and I welcome you to our home to celebrate International Women’s History Month.  We have among us here today leaders whose achievements have made history in their fields; women …

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Ambassador Larry André Letter of Credentials Speech

Good morning, Assalaamu aleykum Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Djibouti, It is an immense honor to present to you a letter from President Donald J. Trump containing my credentials to serve as the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Djibouti. I have spent nearly all my adult …

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Chargé d’Affaires J. Alexander Hamilton’s 4th of July Speech

General Furness, Captains Black and Lacore, soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines from Camp Lemmonier, Vos Excellences Messieurs les Ambassadeurs et Chargés d’affaires, chers collègues de l’ambassade, Mesdames et Messieurs, Welcome to US Embassy Djibouti! It is an honor and a privilege to be your host as Chargé d’affaires and acting Chief of Mission as we …

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