U.S. Officials Meet with President Guelleh on Regional Security Cooperation

Department of Defense spokesperson Lt. Col. Martin Meiners provided the following readout. The Honorable Dr. Mara Karlin, Performing the Duties of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, concluded her visit to Djibouti today. Dr. Karlin met with United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) and Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa leadership to discuss ... Read More»

Inauguration of IOM Center for Unaccompanied Children and Vulnerable Migrants

                                                                                             COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate  Djibouti  Inauguration of ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Press Statement on Djibouti’s Presidential Elections

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON APRIL 12, 2021 The United States looks forward to working with the government of President Ismail Omar Guelleh and the people of Djibouti to advance our common interests following Djibouti’s presidential election on April 9.  We appreciate the work of the election observer missions from the African Union, the ... Read More»

Validation Workshop of the Djibouti National Action Plan on Preventing Violent Extremism

  Remarks for the Validation Workshop of the Djibouti National Action Plan on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Andréa Tomaszewicz, Chargée d’Affaires  Sheraton, Monday, December 18, 2020, 9:00 a.m. IGAD Executive Secretary Workneh, Dr. Nyambura, Foreign Affairs Minister Mahmoud, EU Ambassador O’Hara, honorable guests, ladies and gentlemen…. It is a pleasure to participate in this ... Read More»

ARICOM’s New Director of Operations Visits Africa to Engage with Partners

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel Tyler, director of operations, U.S. Africa Command, traveled to the African continent to engage with partners, visit key U.S. military operating locations, and deepen his understanding of security in the region, Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. During his engagement, Tyler visited Djibouti, Somalia, and Kenya. While in Djibouti, Tyler and ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

2017 Fiscal Transparency Report on Djibouti

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE 2017 FISCAL TRANSPARENCY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 7031(b) OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2017 (DIV. J, P.L. 115-31) 2017 Fiscal Transparency Report AGENCY: Department of State ACTION: Notice Djibouti: Djibouti made significant progress during the review period by finalizing and publishing a mining code that ... Read More»
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