Ambassador Pratt’s Remarks at the Closing Ceremony of the Workforce Development Project, 07 JULY 2022.

Ambassador Pratt’s Remarks on the Closing Ceremony of the Workforce Development Project. 07 July, 2022 It is a great honor for me to be here with you to participate in the closing ceremony of the Djiboutian Workforce Development Project. This project, funded by the US Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) …

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Inauguration of IOM Center for Unaccompanied Children and Vulnerable Migrants

                                                                                             COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate  Djibouti  Inauguration of …

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Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nuland’s Travel to Djibouti, Mozambique, and Nigeria 

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON  JUNE 10, 2022 Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Djibouti, Mozambique, and Nigeria, June 11-17, 2022. In Djibouti, Under Secretary Nuland and an interagency team will meet with government counterparts to advance U.S.-Djibouti relations and our close security cooperation.  In Mozambique, the Under Secretary …

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U.S. Renews its Commitment to Djibouti by Increasing the Development Grant Agreement by $4.8 Million

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE For Immediate Release Djibouti   Ref.: U.S. Renews its Commitment to Djibouti by Increasing the Development Grant Agreement by $4.8 Million Djibouti, June 2, 2022 – On behalf of the United States Government, USAID Ethiopia Mission Director signed with H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the …

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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 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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U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 2, 2022 Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Molly Phee and Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf concluded the 6th annual U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum today.  In these high-level discussions launched by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on February 4, Assistant Secretary Phee and Foreign Minister Youssouf reviewed the longstanding …

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Djiboutian Foreign Minister Youssouf

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 4, 2022 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf.  The Secretary and Foreign Minister launched policy consultations under the 2022 U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum.  Secretary Blinken underscored the importance of the U.S.-Djibouti partnership and thanked Foreign Minister Youssouf …

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United States Donates COVID-19 Vaccines for Djibouti

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U.S. Embassy Djibouti Office of Security Cooperation joins Graduation Ceremony for Djiboutian Navy sailors

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Remarks by Andrea Tomaszewicz, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Djibouti Dammerjog April 27, 2021

Prefect of Damerjog, Damerjog School Director, community members, and distinguished guests, It is with great pleasure that I join you today in the inaguration of this new library in Damerjog.  It is an excellent an example of the United States and Djibouti working side by side, supporting education and employment, and investing in the next …

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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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DCM Tomaszewicz’s Remarks for the Cyber Security Interoperability Training

DCM Tomaszewicz’s Remarks for the Cyber Security Interoperability Training Closing Ceremony Sheraton Hotel Sagallou Ballroom Thursday, February 18, 2021, 09:00 a.m. Good morning, General Taher, General Dupont, Major General Flora, Distinguished guests, Today, thanks to cell phones, laptops, tablets, mobile devices, and other telecommunications technology, people across the globe are more connected than ever before.  …

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Presidential Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States

 COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate  Djibouti   Réf. :  Presidential Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States On January 20, 2021, President Biden signed a Presidential Proclamation titled “Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.”  This proclamation ends the travel restrictions under Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983 and …

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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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Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation 2021

Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation 2021 Funding Opportunity Title: Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation 2021 Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-DJ-21-PAS-0001 Announcement type: Grant CFDA Number: 19.025 Deadline for Applications: November 21, 2020, 23:59 local time Total Expected Funds: $10,000 to $500,000 Download:  AFCP 2021 Grants Program Application Guide Suggested Budget Template PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy in Djibouti and the Cultural Heritage Center (“the Center”) …

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U.S. Ambassador Larry E. André Travels to Northern Region

         COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate Djibouti   From October 26 to 29, U.S. Ambassador Larry E. André will travel to the northern region of Djibouti for meetings in Tadjourah and Obock.  “As the U.S. Ambassador to the entire Republic of Djibouti, it is very important for me to travel beyond …

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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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