U.S. Renews its Commitment to Djibouti with $2.5 Million Grant Amendment for COVID Relief

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate Djibouti     Djibouti, September 7, 2020 – The United States increased its funding to the Government of Djibouti by $2.5 million to address the local impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  On behalf of the U.S. government, Ms. Andrea J. Tomaszewicz, Chargé d’Affairs of the U.S. Embassy, signed with …

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Chargée d’Affaires Andréa Tomaszewicz Remarks

It is with great pleasure that I am participating today in this signing ceremony for an amendment to the Grant Agreement between the Republic of Djibouti and the United States.  This amendment adds 2.5 million U.S. dollars to the existing contribution of USAID to support the efforts of the government in its journey to socio-economic …

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CR Energy Concepts Renewable Energy Park Implementation Agreement

CR Energy Concepts Renewable Energy Park Implementation Agreement On Monday, August 10, 2020 U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Larry E. André and the Minister of Energy celebrated an implementation agreement between CR Energy Concepts (CREC) and the Ministry of Energy for the construction of a Renewable Energy Park. The United States and Djibouti share a mutual …

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U.S. Renews its Commitment to Djibouti with $9 Million Development Objective Grant Agreement

Djibouti, July 6, 2020 – The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, signed a new Development Objective Grant Agreement of $9 million. The Agreement underscores the American people’s continued commitment to investing in improving education, economic growth, and good governance in Djibouti. …

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United States Supports COVID-19 Detection and Prevention in Djibouti

The United States provided hygiene kits, personal protective gear, laboratory supplies, and other equipment to the Government of Djibouti this week to assist in the detection and prevention of COVID-19.  On Tuesday, June 9, 2020 U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Larry E. André visited Djibouti’s Central Purchasing Office for Essential Medicines and Equipment to hand over …

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U.S. provides Defender patrol boats to Djiboutian Navy

Four Defender patrol boats arrived in port at Djibouti City, Djibouti, in two shipments in late February as part of a train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the Djiboutian military. The 27-foot boats were delivered to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) on February 22 for use by the Djiboutian Navy. Defender …

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Bureau and Mission Strategy

1. Chief of Mission Priorities Our goals are interlinked. Progress on any two goals supports achievement of the third goal. Each goal advances specific United States interests directly through both greater security and prosperity for the United States and indirectly by promoting greater security, prosperity and good governance for our partner and military basing host, …

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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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United States and Djibouti Open Third Annual Binational Forum of Cooperation

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 19, 2017 On May 18, U.S. and Djiboutian officials met in Washington, D.C. on the occasion of the third annual U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon opened the strategic dialogue for the U.S. delegation. Bureau of African Affairs Acting Assistant Secretary Peter …

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American Corner

American Corners are a type of American Spaces that provide public programming spaces and supports the five core programs. They are partnerships with host-country institutions.  The partner provides a physical space and staff, and the Public Diplomacy section of the U.S. Embassy provides multi-media materials about the United States, training and technical support.  They provide accurate information …

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American Spaces – IRC

Opening hours of the IRC (Information Ressource Center): Every Sunday from 13:00 to 16:00. Opening of U.S. Embassy’s New Information Resource Center Djibouti – 30 January, 2013. The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the public opening of its new Information Resource Center, located within the Embassy’s chancery in Haramous, Djibouti-ville.  We encourage you to …

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