Forging New Strategies for U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment

By Bianca Corgan on July 11, 2018 This year the U.S Department of State is proud to host the 17th annual African Growth and Opportunities Act Forum , commonly known as AGOA, from July 11-12 in Washington, DC. This year’s theme “Forging New Strategies for U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment,” reflects the U.S. commitment to boosting economic growth, spurring development, and reducing poverty in ...
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Allocution de l’Ambassadeur Geeta Pasi à l’Occasion de la Fête de l’Independance des Etats-Unis

Comme préparé pour lecture Bonsoir, et bienvenue à l’ambassade des États-Unis d’Amérique.  Je suis très honorée que vous puissiez vous joindre à nous pour célébrer le 242ème anniversaire de l’indépendance de l’Amérique. Merci à la garde d’honneur pour la cérémonie de présentation des couleurs.  Merci aussi à Lori Blackiston et à Jean-Marie Castro pour le ...
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Allocution de l’Ambassadeur à l’Occasion de la Cloture de l’Atelier de Formation des Inspecteurs d’Enseignement de l’Ang

C’est un grand plaisir d’être avec vous pour la cérémonie de clôture de votre atelier de cinq jours sur les stratégies d’enseignement de l’anglais. Merci pour votre participation enthousiaste aux activités de cette semaine; Alexis a parlé chaleureusement de votre désir d’apprendre et de l’apprentissage actif que vous avez modelé. La participation active qu’Alexis a ...
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L’Ambassadeur Pasi souligne l’appui de l’Ambassade à l’enseignement de l’anglais au Tchad

N’Djaména, le 2 juillet 2018 — L’Ambassadeur des États-Unis au Tchad Geeta Pasi a présidé une cérémonie le 29 juin à l’issue d’un atelier de cinq jours pour 24 inspecteurs et enseignants  tchadiens de la langue anglaise. L’atelier organisé par l’ambassade des États-Unis en collaboration avec le Ministère de l’Education nationale et à la Promotion ...
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United States Commemorates World Refugee Day

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC June 20, 2018 On World Refugee Day, we join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and our international partners in commemorating the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of refugees worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to persecution and conflict. As ...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo With U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley On the UN Human Rights Council

June 19, 2018 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo With U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley On the UN Human Rights Council Treaty Room Washington, D.C. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good afternoon.  The Trump administration is committed to protecting and promoting the God-given dignity and freedom of every human being.  Every individual has rights that are inherent ...
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2019-2020 Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP)

Call for Applications The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) for the 2019/2020 academic year. The ARSP is administered for the U.S. Department of State by the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), a division of ...
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Vacancy Announcement for the position of Dispatcher

Vacancy Announcement– June 11, 2018 U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2018-011-R Position Title:                                   Dispatcher Opening Period:                              June 11, 2018 – June 24, 2018 Series/Grade:                                   1010/FSN-4 Salary:                                                  (USD) 25,871-(FCFA) 6,411,153 For More Info:                                  Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point de Chagoua, N’Djamena, Chad ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (June 1, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (June 1, 2018) Location:  N’Djamena, particularly areas near schools and universities Event:  Chadian civil servants’ strike and the potential for protests by students and others to become violent. The U.S. Embassy ‎in Chad continues to advise U.S. citizens to exercise increased caution when traveling around N’Djamena.  U.S. Embassy ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts an Iftar

Embassy N’Djamena hosted an Iftar on May 24 in the Embassy Atrium for contacts in the faith community, government, civil society, and business. In her remarks, Ambassador Geeta Pasi highlighted things that the U.S. and Chad have in common, such as diverse populations and a history of tolerance. She also noted that this was the ...
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Ambassador Geeta Pasi pays a Ramadan Courtesy Call on the President of the High Council for Islamic Affairs

Ambassador Geeta Pasi paid a Ramadan courtesy call on the President of the High Council for Islamic Affairs on May 23. The Ambassador presented her best wishes for Ramadan and offered her condolences on the death of the late Grand Imam. The President noted that the Ramadan visits by U.S. Ambassadors had become a tradition, ...
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Chad : Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017

Chad : Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Chad is a centralized republic in which the executive branch dominates the legislature and judiciary. In April 2016 President Idriss Deby Itno, leader of the Patriotic Salvation Movement (MPS), was elected to a fifth term with 59.92 percent of the vote. While the ...
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Chad – 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report

Chad is a source, transit, and destination country for children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. The country’s trafficking problem is primarily internal and frequently involves children being entrusted to relatives or intermediaries in return for promises of education, apprenticeship, goods, or money, and subsequently subjected to forced labor in domestic service or herding. ...
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U.S. army conducts Medical Readiness Training Exercises with the Chadian medical community (end)

Maj. Caprice Knight-Johnson, a nurse anesthetist with William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, Texas, assists an anesthesia technician after discussing best practices alongside a team of U.S. Army and Chadian medical personnel during MEDRETE 18-2, Apr. 18, 2018, at Hôpital Militaire D’Instruction, N’Djamena, Chad. MEDRETE 18-2 is part of a series of medical readiness ...
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U.S. army conducts Medical Readiness Training Exercises with the Chadian medical community (continued)

Sgt. John Manlangit, and Sgt. Blake Miller, U.S. Army operating room specialists, and Chadian military medical personnel operate on a patient’s knee during MEDRETE 18-2 on April 12, 2018, at the Hôpital Militaire d’Instruction in N’Djamena. MEDRETE is a combined effort between the Chadian government and U.S. Army Africa. This year marks the fifth year ...
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U.S. army conducts Medical Readiness Training Exercises with the Chadian medical community

U.S. Capt. Jamie Seidl, a family medicine physician with Munson Army Health Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and Dr. Arambi Etienne assess a patient’s ears and hearing during MEDRETE 18-2, on Apr. 13, 2018, at the Hôpital Militaire D’Instruction in N’Djamena. This year marks the fifth year that the U.S. is conducting MEDRETE with the Chadian ...
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President Trump Lifts Travel Restrictions on Chadian Nationals

President Trump today lifted travel restrictions on Chadian nationals following a review of the Chadian government’s progress addressing several technical deficiencies. Limited restrictions on Chadian visa applicants were announced in September 2017 after deficiencies in the Chadian government’s identity-management and information-sharing practices were identified as part of a worldwide review. The United States and Chad ...
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American Center Receives Over 18,000 Applications During Open Enrollment Period

Thank you, N’Djamena! The U.S. Embassy in Chad would like to thank the people of N’Djamena for their tremendous interest in our American Center.  We have now received over 18,000 applications from students, English-language learners, teachers, and other professionals.  Open enrollment will close on March 30, 2018.  Membership applications will be accepted by appointment only ...
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West Point Comes to N’Djamena

Three instructors from the U.S. Army West Point Military Academy joined 20 instructors from the Chadian Joint Military Schools (GEMIA) for training on faculty, leadership, and physical fitness development.  The March 19-22 training was designed to enhance GEMIA’s overall instructional capacity, and is part of the Africa Military Education Program (AMEP).  Future AMEP visits will ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Execution Fee Increase

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Execution Fee Increase March 27, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35 for U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, including first-time applicants over age 16, children under age ...
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2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship – Call For Applications

       2019-2020 HUBERT H. HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Chad is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship . This one-year, full-scholarship program is offered to mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, a public service commitment and the capacity to take full advantage of ...
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2019 – 2020 Fulbright Foreign Students Program – Call For Applications

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Chad is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program.   This is the largest Fulbright program with Africa, primarily designed to strengthen African universities through higher degree training. Qualified candidates from other educational, cultural and professional institutions may also apply. Recent graduates, especially women, are encouraged ...
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U.S. and Chad Cooperate to Reduce Risk from Landmines

On February 23, 2018, nine members of the Chadian Army’s Engineer Brigade graduated from a U.S. Army-led Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) Explosive Ordnance Disposal training course. The HMA program teaches Chadian soldiers how to reduce the harmful effects of landmines, which severely injure and kill innocent civilians, obstruct emergency assistance activities for those in need, ...
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The 2018 International Women of Courage Award Recipients

Department of state March 21, 2018 First established in March 2007, the annual Secretary of State’s  International Women of Courage  Award  honors women around the world who have demonstrated exceptional courage, strength, and leadership in acting to bring positive change to their societies, often at great personal risk and sacrifice. L’Malouma Said (Mauritania) L’Malouma Said was born into slavery in ...
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Working to Eradicate Polio in Chad

Ambassador Geeta Pasi joins Bill Gates of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Aliko Dangote of the Dangote Foundation following their briefing for representatives of the diplomatic community on March 20. Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote were in N’Djamena to promote efforts to eradicate polio by providing vaccinations for children in affected areas in ...
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Secretary Tillerson To Travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi, N’Djamena, and Abuja

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC March 1, 2018 On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018. Secretary Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks for the Opening of the American Center in N’Djamena

Ambassador’s Remarks for the Opening of the American Center in N’Djamena February 21, 2018 As prepared for delivery Good evening and welcome to the United States Embassy.  We are delighted that you are with us today to celebrate the opening of our beautiful American Center. The American Center is a visible symbol of America’s engagement ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims February 2018 as National African American History Month

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims February 2018 as National African American History Month Issued on: January 31, 2018 This February, we celebrate National African American History Month to honor the significant contributions African Americans have made to our great Nation — contributions that stand as a testament to their resolve, resilience, and courage.  Over the ...
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Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2018

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs International Exchange Alumni Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2018 The Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) provides small grants to teams of past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to carry out public service projects using the skills and knowledge they gained during their exchange experiences. Since it ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

Location:    Near the Felix Eboue School, Ardep Djoumal neighborhood, N’Djamena, Chad. Event:       There are reports of a demonstration today, January 22, 2018. Additional demonstrations are possible today and in the coming days.  In addition, transport workers have called for a two day strike, January 22 and 23, to protest increased fuel prices. U.S. government personnel ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (January 18, 2018) Location:    Near the Felix Eboue School, Ardep Djoumal neighborhood, N’Djamena, Chad. Event:       There were reports of a demonstration today, January 18, 2018. Additional demonstrations are possible today and in the coming days. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area. Actions to Take: ...
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Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2018

January 16, 2018 Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2018 Date Open: January 16, 2018 Date Closed: April 15, 2018 Minimum Award Amount: $5,000 Maximum Award Amount: $25,000 Background and funding opportunity description The U.S. Embassy N’Djamena in collaboration with the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is pleased to welcome proposals via the ...
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U.S. Delegation visits Chad to discuss Presidential Proclamation

December 14, 2017 Press release U.S. Delegation visits Chad to discuss Presidential Proclamation Representatives of the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security met with representatives of the Government of Chad in N’Djamena on December 11-12 to discuss ongoing efforts to improve information sharing and enhance identity management practices noted in Presidential Proclamation ...
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PAO visits Teachers College’s English Department

PAO visits Teachers College’s English Department On November 3, 2017, Acting PAO Jim Callahan visited the Teachers College’s English Department.    He first met with the Department’s faculty members to discuss the challenges facing them.  These include lack of teaching materials and language lab, lack of computers, printers and internet, and paucity of electricity. The combination ...
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United States Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad

United States Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad In an important symbol of our enduring partnership with the people of the Republic of Chad, U.S. Ambassador Geeta Pasi, Acting Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Ambassador William Moser, and Kassiré Isabelle, Prime Minister’s advisor for International Relations and Cooperation dedicated the ...
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United States Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson 2017/10/16 MEDIA NOTE United States Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad In an important symbol of our enduring partnership with the people of the Republic of Chad, U.S. Ambassador Geeta Pasi, Acting Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Ambassador William Moser, and Kassiré ...
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Columbus Day Commemoration

The Embassy of the United States of America in Chad will be closed on October 9 in celebration of Columbus Day. Columbus Day is a U.S. holiday that commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the New World on October 12, 1492. It was unofficially celebrated in a number of cities and states as early ...
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Reminder

October 2, 2017:  The Embassy of the United States of America in N’Djamena is open for business as usual from 07:30 to 17:00 on Monday through Thursday.  On Friday the Embassy is open from 07:30 to 12:30.
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Chadian Holiday – Independence Day

AMERICAN EMBASSY N’DJAMENA MANAGEMENT NOTICE No. 17-034 Date: August 4, 2017 Subject: Chadian Holiday – Independence Day Friday, August 11, 2017 The Embassy will be closed on Friday, August 11, 2017 in observance of the Chadian Holiday, Independence Day. TRADUCTION A l’occasion de la Fête de l’Independence, l’Ambassade des Etats-Unis d’Amérique au Tchad sera fermée le vendredi 11 ...
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Inauguration of Karal Community radio (region of Hadjar Lamis)

On July 12, the U.S. Ambassador to Chad inaugurated a community radio station in the town of Karal (located near the southern shore of Lake Chad).  The radio station is part of a U.S. government regional effort to counter violent extremism and terrorism by amplifying moderate voices.   Several thousand people attended the ribbon-cutting event where ...
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U.S. Embassy provides donation to Chadian school for special needs children

N’Djamena (19 May 2017): At an informal visit to Special Education Center for Children (CESER) located in N’Djamena, Deputy Chief of Mission Joyce W. Namde and multiple U.S. Military representatives donated wood pallets to assist CESER. The school will utilize these pallets for various projects that will provide the operational funding needed to continue to ...
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Job Opening: Association Manager

Job Opening Association Manager Job Summary Location: U.S. Embassy N’Djamena Job Type: Part-Time (15hrs. per week) Years of Experience: 2 to 5 Years Education Level: Associate’s Degree or higher Language: Fluent French and working level of English Salary: 1500 CFA per hr. About the Job Position Description: The Embassy N’Djamena Employee Association (ENEA) seeks an innovative, dynamic, self-starting Association Manger to oversee all ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around ...
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On President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress

Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC March 1, 2017 As the President laid out in his address to Congress, the State Department will continue to engage to advance U.S. interests in the world in cooperation with our partners and allies. We will also continue to support policies and institutions that keep Americans safe, ...
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First U. S. shipment of Light Armored Vehicles arrives in N’Djamena for combatting Boko Haram

N’Djamena (8 December 2016):   As part of U.S.–Chadian efforts to counter the forces of Boko Haram, the United States will provide 60  Toyota Davids to the Chadian Joint Task Force for use during counterterrorism operations. The first 20 of these vehicles were delivered to the Directorate General of Strategic Reserves (DGRS) logistics facility on Thursday, ...
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