U.S. Embassy Donates Locally Made Hospital Beds to Ministry of Health for Coronavirus Relief

The United States Embassy in N’Djamena donated 60 locally made hospital beds as part of COVID-19 relief efforts, bringing the total amount of COVID aid to 11 million dollars (6 billion CFA). The hospital beds donated by the United States were fabricated in Chad by Kayga Entreprise. This donation accompanies a multitude of other humanitarian …

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U.S. Embassy Handover of Medical Equipment with American NGO Brother’s Brother

The United States Embassy in N’Djamena handed over a medical donation valued at over 275 million CFA on behalf of American NGO Brother’s Brother Foundation to N’Djamena General Reference Hospital. The donation is made up of medical equipment, devices, and materials and was facilitated by the United States Embassy’s Office of Security Cooperation and funded …

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The United States Embassy in Chad supports citizen engagement and protect human rights in Chad

The United States Embassy in Chad is proud to announce funding of over 330 million FCFA to support citizen engagement and protect human rights in Chad.  Projects will focus on combatting trafficking in persons in Chad and increasing citizen participation and dialogue.  Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Jessica Davis Ba had the pleasure of meeting one of …

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The United States and Chad commit to empower women and protect children

Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba met the Minister of Women and Childhood Protection, H.E. Amina Priscille Longoh on 16 September to affirm the commitment of the United States and Chad to the empowerment of women and protection of children. After congratulating the Minister on her recent appointment, they discussed avenues for collaboration on women’s engagement …

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The Chadian Air Force sends two female pilot candidates to the United States for initial pilot training

N’Djaména le, 30 Septembre 2020 Press Release The Chadian Air Force recently sent two female pilot candidates to the United States (U.S.) for initial pilot training. After a vigorous selection process that included multiple English language proficiency tests, the Chadian Air Force Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Idriss Amine, proudly selected Lieutenant Sadie Ahmat Djibrine …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Change in Official USD-FCFA Consular Exchange Rate

The U.S. Embassy N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that effective August 17, 2020, the consular exchange rate decreased from 620FCFA to 590FCFA (1USD=590 FCFA). All consular services fees, including applications for visas, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, passports, and notarials will follow this new exchange rate. The new fees can be found on our embassy website . …

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Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund Project

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY CHAD, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC SECTION Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund Project  Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Chad, Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund (FTIF) CFDA Number:  19.662 Date Opened:  August 21, 2020 Federal Agency Contact:  NdjamenaGrants@state.gov I. Funding Opportunity Description The United States Embassy in N’Djamena has obtained a FTIF grant of $100,000 …

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Statement b Secretary Michael R. Pompeo on the Occasion of World Humanitarian Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________ STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO August 19, 2020 On the Occasion of World Humanitarian Day On World Humanitarian Day, we honor the memory of humanitarian workers who made the ultimate sacrifice answering the call to protect the lives and alleviate the suffering of the world’s …

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Speech for the Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the USA Jessica Davis Ba at G5 Sahel Materiel Handover Ceremony

Distinguished guests.  Thank you for the warm welcome. This weekend, we celebrate 244 years of independence for the United States of America.  Since 1776, the United States has always been a champion of liberty.  Today, I am honored to represent the American people in this ceremony that recognizes the efforts of the Chadian army in …

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The United States Provides $8.5 Million in Materiel Aid to Chad in Support of G5 Sahel

On July 3, 2020, the United States Embassy continued its support to antiterrorism efforts in the Sahel by delivering $8.5 million in materiel to Chad’s Special Anti-Terrorism Group (SATG). The material is specifically for Chad’s troop contributions to the G5 Sahel, a troop-contributing force formed by Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Mauritania, and Chad in 2014 …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: Chad has 866 confirmed cases, 788 healed and 75 deaths of COVID-19 within its borders as of July 12. 2020.   Hassan Djamous International Airport remains closed to international passenger traffic until further notice. As of May 7, the Government of Chad has made wearing masks compulsory. The Government of Chad extended a …

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On the Occasion of World Refugee Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State June 20, 2020 World Refugee Day is an opportunity to recognize the courage and the struggles of millions of refugees who have fled their homes due to persecution and conflict. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the number of those forcibly displaced worldwide …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at a Press Availability on the Release of the 2019 International Religious Freedom Report

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Remarks to the Press June 10, 2020 Press Briefing Room Washington, D.C. Arabic version SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good morning, everyone.  It’s great to be with you all today.  I’m here one more time, proudly, to talk about freedom and free societies.  And while America is not a …

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CDA’s Call with President of the High Council for Islamic Affairs, Sheikh Dr. Mahamat Khatir Issa

After her message of Eid al-Fitr, Chargé d’Affaires, Jessica Davis Ba had a phone call with President of the High Council for Islamic Affairs in Chad, Sheikh Dr. Mahamat Issa Khatir to reinforce the U.S. Embassy’s support for Chad’s Muslim community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chargée d’Affaires, Davis Ba expressed her sympathy for Chadians impacted …

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Imam Dr. Talib M. Shareef shares some insights from his perspective as President of The Nation’s Mosque in Washington DC to the Muslims of Chad

Interview in Arabic In this difficult time, we caught up with Dr. Talib Shareef of Masjid Muhammad, Imam of the oldest established Muslim community in the United States, to discuss faith and COVID-19.  He shared these insights with us: 1) During this holy month, how can I remain connected to my faith community, family, and friends, while observing best …

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Telephonic Press Briefing on COVID-19 in Africa and the U.S. Response with Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs

Download or listen to the audio file in English here and Arabic Department of State May 6, 2020 Moderator:  Good afternoon to everyone from the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Regional Media Hub.  I would like to welcome our participants dialing in from across the continent and thank all of you for joining this discussion. Before we …

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U.S. Embassy provides fuel assistance to Chadian Military

The United States and Chad are committed to secure borders and fighting terrorism.  U.S. Embassy N’Djamena partners with the Chadian military by providing fuel assistance to help the government’s cross -border counter-terrorism operations.  We remain partners in fighting the terrorism that threatens Chad’s citizens. U.S. Embassy Representatives monitored the most recent fuel delivery that included …

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2021-2022 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship: Call for Applications

The 2021-2022 Humphrey Fellowship Program application is open! Applicants can begin an application by going to:  https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey .  The deadline for submitting applications online is July 31, 2020. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a one-year, full-scholarship program 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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World Press Freedom Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State May 2, 2020 On World Press Freedom Day, recognized around the world on May 3, we highlight the critical role of independent media in facilitating the open exchange of information and ideas so vital to free, prosperous, and secure democratic societies. This year, as the world faces …

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On the Occasion of Ramadan

Press Statement Department of State April 23, 2020 On behalf of the American people, I extend my best wishes to Muslim communities in the United States and around the world as they mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of introspection, service, and compassion. In the United States, under …

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The United States and Chad Mobilize for the Coronavirus Pandemic

New funding in the amount of $3 million for humanitarian assistance was announced by the Chargé d’Affaires to the Chadian Minister of Economy and Development Planning April 21.  This new commitment by the United States to Chad is in response to the coronavirus pandemic and includes $1 million from USAID to prevent infections and raise community awareness of …

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Chad Op-Ed

Chad Op-Ed 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 …

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50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State April 22, 2020 Today, the United States observes the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.  The United States is proud of its record as a world leader in promoting clean water and air, conserving natural resources, and protecting nature while driving economic growth and fostering resilience to natural disasters at home and …

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Alert — U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena, Chad

U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena, Chad April 6, 2020 10:30 WAT We are still tracking a possible charter flight.  The flight would make stops in other neighboring countries before traveling to Washington, DC.  The date of the flight is not confirmed. Anyone interested in departing Chad who has not already registered, will be placed on a waiting list. …

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Alert: Update #8 – no flight updates

U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena, Chad April 1, 2020 11:00 WAT   There are now 7 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Chad   There are no updates to report on flights to depart Chad.  We continue our efforts with the Department of State and others on flight options, and the Chadian government on flight clearances.   These messages …

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Alert: Update #7 – 2 new cases, total now 7, no flight updates

There are now 7 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Chad There are no updates to report on flights to depart Chad, although efforts continue. These messages will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP and to provide any updates as they develop. The flight originally scheduled to depart last Sunday was …

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Alert: Departure Information Update #6 – no flight updates

There are no updates to report on flights to depart Chad, although efforts continue. These messages will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP. The flight originally scheduled to depart on Sunday was canceled on Friday due to the Chad government’s denial of the flight clearance request. If you are interested …

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Alert: READ CAREFULLY – UPDATED DEPARTURE INFORMATION #1

The U.S. Embassy received information on a possible flight that could leave as early as tomorrow. The flight will be making other stops in Africa before going to Washington, DC. The cost will be approximately $1,300 per person.  Passengers will sign a promissory note which will have to be repaid to the U.S Government. Due …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad: Updates on Departures From Chad

Location:  Chad  Events:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Chad.   As of today, there are 3 confirmed cases. The Embassy continues to explore flight options that could take U. S. citizens out of Chad.  However there are no new details.  U.S. citizens who are interested in departing Chad are asked to send an email to  ChadEvac@state.gov .   Please …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, March 17, 2020

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, March 17, 2020 Location:  N’Djamena Airport Event: The Government of Chad has announced that the N’Djamena International Airport will close for all passenger flights for two weeks beginning at 23:59 Wednesday, March 18. There have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in Chad to date. Assistance U.S.  Embassy in N’Djamena , located at …

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Health Alert on the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, March 13, 2020 Location:  Chad Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 110,000 reported cases worldwide. There have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in Chad to date. The government of …

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Funding Opportunity: Africa Regional Democracy Fund

LOCAL GRANTS PROGRAM Funding Opportunity Title:             U.S. Embassy Chad, Africa Regional Democracy Fund Funding Opportunity Number:      20 STATE 23556 CFDA Number:                                19.700 – General Department of State Assistance Date Opened:                                    March 13, 2020 Federal Agency Contact Tel:           (235) 2251 5017 Email:                                                NdjamenaGrants@state.gov Funding Opportunity Description Please read and follow all …

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Proclamation -Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures To Address This Risk).  I found that the potential for widespread transmission of a novel (new) coronavirus (which has since been renamed “SARS-CoV-2” and causes …

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2021 – 2022 Fulbright Foreign Student 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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Inspired by the Women of Hidden Figures

It was a pleasure to welcome Chadian students to the Embassy to watch the film Hidden Figures, the story of African-American female mathematicians at NASA. We were inspired by the story of these pioneering women – and by your heartfelt response to it. Check out these stories about what other women are doing in science …

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Young Chadians discuss the History and Lessons of America’s Civil Rights Movement

Young Chadians discuss the History and Lessons of America’s Civil Rights Movement On February 11, Chargé Jessica Davis Ba moderated a stimulating conversation on the Civil Rights Movement that began in 1960s America and continues to this day.  The young leaders came from a wide range of Chadian youth organizations, including Women2Women, PAYLP, YALI, former …

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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 10/05/20 Country-Specific Information: Chad has 1,217 confirmed cases, 1,075 recovered and 86 deaths attributed to COVID-19 within its borders as of October 4, 2020. Schools, universities, churches, mosques, and markets are open. Restaurants are officially open for take-out orders, but many also offer on-site dining. Prevention measures and social distancing must be respected. …

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U.S. National Day Celebration Remarks by the Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba

Thursday, February 13, 2020 Madam Achta Saleh Damane, Secretary of State, Representative of the Government of the Republic of Chad, Honorable Vice-President of the National Assembly, Honorable Presidents of Major Institutions of the Republic of Chad, Honorable Members of Parliament, Excellencies, Ambassadors, Members of the Diplomatic Corps and Representatives of International Organizations accredited to Chad, …

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International Religious Freedom Day sparks spirited discussion by Chadian civil society representatives

We welcomed Arabic speakers, including judges, professors, university students, representatives of Islamic organizations and journalists to the U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena to discuss religious freedom, both in Chad and the United States.  In addition to Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba, the presentation was moderated by two former IVLP alumni – Dr. Maria Issakha Adoum, who …

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Female STEM students debate the role of women in America and Chad

On February 5, the Embassy sponsored a well-attended showing of the film ‘Hidden Figures’ to more than 40 young Muslim women who were attending STEM studies at the Lycée Sheikh Hamid ben Rachid secondary school in N’Djamena.  Chargé Jessica Davis Ba explained to the students the significant challenges faced by Black American women in America …

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Muslim students pose questions regarding the Civil Rights Movement in 1950s America

Approximately 30 students from several universities in the N’Djamena region met at the Embassy on February 6 to discuss the commemoration of Black History Month and the Civil Rights Movement in America and how that campaign for civil rights might impact similar movements in Africa.  Following a showing of the documentary film ‘A History of …

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Screening of the film ‘Hidden Figures’ promotes discussion concerning the role and aspirations of women in Chadian society

On February 5, as part of the celebration of African American History Month, the Embassy organized a screening of the award winning film ‘Hidden Figures’ at N’Djamena’s Baba Moustapha Cultural Center.  The film is first of a series of commemorative events after the opening ceremony earlier that day at Chad’s National Museum, organized jointly with …

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Chargé d’Affaires opens month-long celebration of the accomplishments and contributions of African Americans at Chad’s National Museum

On February 4, Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba chaired the launching ceremony for African American History Month, organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Handicrafts.  Celebrated each year in February, the 2020 edition theme is “African-Americans and the Right to Vote” to honor the 150th anniversary of the Fifteenth Amendment, which guaranteed …

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Member of Chadian Parliament Returns from IVLP Designed to Connect Women Leaders

Hamid Nouri Mansoura, a member of the National Assembly who represents districts in the northern Sahel region of the country, recently returned from the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) entitled Women Leaders:  Promoting Peace and Security.  MP Mansoura spoke of the significant value of the program in helping women leaders better use their influence and …

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Remarks by President Trump to the Nation

Remarks by President Trump to the Nation Issued on: February 6, 2020 East Room 12:21 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you.  Wow.  (Applause.)  Well, thank you very much, everybody.  Wow.  We’ve all been through a lot together, and we probably deserve that hand for all of us, because …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Germany, Senegal, Angola, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and Oman

For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON February 5, 2020 Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Germany, Senegal, Angola, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and Oman U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Germany, Senegal, Angola, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and Oman from February 13-22, 2020. On Friday, February 14, Secretary Pompeo will arrive in Munich, Germany …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:Emergency Consular Services Only From Feb 13-Mar 12

The Consular Section will only have emergency services for passport renewals, notarials, and other routine ACS services from February 13 – March 12, 2020 due to staffing shortages. Please check the expiration date of your U.S. passport.  You must have 6 months validity left ahead of any planned travel. If you need an urgent appointment that …

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Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!

Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, request a ballot, and more.  Once you confirm your registration, follow a few simple steps to vote in the …

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Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2020

Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2020 Date Open:  December 18, 2019 Date Closed: January 31, 2020 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 Julia Taft …

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Chadian and U.S. Military Work Together to Reduce Combat Casualties

Congratulations to the 12 Chadian Air Force medics who successfully completed the rigorous Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) course! Over the past year, this course, which is part of a larger training program funded by the Embassy’s Office of Security Cooperation, has taught critical lifesaving battlefield trauma care to more than 100 Chadian military personnel.  Colonel Brahim …

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Chargé D’Affaires Davis Ba Remarks at Launch Ceremony of “Training Judicial Actors” Ceremony

November 20, 2019 Honored members of the judiciary, Minister of Justice Arabi, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen of the courts, good morning. Today we stand at the threshold of a new opportunity that will demonstrate what can be accomplished when nations work together in a shared commitment to the rule of law. Of course, we are …

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Chargé Davis Ba Addresses Law Students and Professors on the Importance of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Creating a Just and Stable Society

In her November 14 opening remarks to an audience at King Faisal University’s Faculty of Law, who had gathered to hear former IVLP participants discuss human rights and the rule of law, Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba described how Embassy-supported programs were helping advance fundamental human rights, based on “the inherent dignity and the equal …

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U.S. Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Host U.S. Peers in N’Djamena-based Community Projects

Two alumni of the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship Program, Israel Djonabaye and Hal Souakar Ambera, recently hosted two program ‘peers’ from the United States, Vid Micevic and Monique Philpot.  These young American leaders visited Chad to take part in two projects: Development of an Entrepreneur Ecosystem in Chad, and a project to construct educational playgrounds …

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Chargé d’Affaires Davis Ba Visits the High Council of Islamic Affairs to Offer Best Wishes on the Birth Date of the Prophet

On November 7, Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba visited the High Council for Islamic Affairs in N’Djamena to offer the Embassy’s best wishes on the commemoration of the birth of the Prophet Mohammed.  The Chargé was received by Sheikh Abdadayim Abdoulaye Ousman, Vice-President of the Council, as well as twelve other senior members, including the …

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Chargé Davis Ba and Minister of Higher Education Highlight Exchanges and Opportunities to Spur Innovation

Thank you to Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research, and Innovation David Houdeingar Ngarhimaden for welcoming Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Jessica Davis Ba. We appreciate the opportunity to discuss opportunities and challenges for higher education in Chad. Recognizing the importance of partnerships and exchanges, we noted the importance of private sector engagement and skills training to …

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Former IVLP Participant Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim Wins Prestigious Environmental Award from UCLA

Native of Chad receives $100,000 for work uniting cultures around a shrinking water resource that serves four African nations David Colgan | November 8, 2019 The  UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability  presented the 2019 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award to Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, a member of Chad’s Mbororo indigenous semi-nomadic community. Ibrahim promotes environmental protections for indigenous groups through work with …

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CHAD: Well-attended AGOA Conference in N’Djamena Brings Business and Government Together

On October 30, the U.S. Embassy in Chad sponsored a two-day conference designed to increase momentum in Chad’s business community and its government to work together in creating an economic environment more inviting to trade and foreign investment.  Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba addressed more than 60 private sector and government attendees and emphasized that …

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World Polio Day – A Significant Success Story in Combatting a Disease which Largely Targets Young Children

World Polio Day, October 24, celebrates of the birth of Jonas Salk, the American researcher who developed the first polio vaccine in 1955.  Since that epochal discovery, global public health programs, significantly funded by the United States, have reduced polio worldwide by 99 percent. Polio is caused by a contagious virus which is transmitted through …

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Chadian Faith Leaders Welcome Chargé Davis Ba

Thank you to Archbishop Edmond Djitangar Goetbe, the Entente des Eglises et Missions Evangeliques au Tchad, and Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i in Tchad for the warm welcome given to Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba. We are grateful for the opportunity to have thoughtful conversations about interfaith relations and promoting peaceful coexistence. We appreciate the …

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Chad’s Mandela Washington Fellows Meet the Press

Chad’s 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows spoke about the powerful impact of their experiences in the United States and their ambitious plans at home in Chad during an October 9 press conference at the U.S. Embassy. The Fellows detailed the academic, professional, and community service opportunities at their host universities and at the Young African Leaders …

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Travel Advisory for Chad on October 2, 2019

The Deparment of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Chad on October 2, 2019.  This is a periodic review and no changes were made.  The Department continues to advise travelers to reconsider travel to Chad due to crime, terrorism, and minefields. Travel Advisory Level 3: Reconsider Travel                                      C  T  O Reconsider travel to Chad due …

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U.S. Embassy Supports English Teaching at King Faisal University

As part of our effort to support English-language learning in Chad, the U.S. Embassy invited English Language Specialist Lynn Zimmerman to N’Djamena to work with professors at King Faisal University. The one-week training was designed to help develop an English-teaching curriculum, including strategies for teaching English to university students. Our thanks to the professors for …

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Telephonic Press Briefing with Assistant Secretary of State Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. Following the UN General Assembly

October 2, 2019 OPERATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Assistant Secretary Nagy at the UN General Assembly Conference. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later there will be an opportunity for your questions. Instructions will follow at that time. If you do need assistance please …

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High Council for Islamic Affairs Welcomes Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba

Thank you to the High Council for Islamic Affairs for the warm welcome given to Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba. Chargé Davis Ba and President Sheikh Dr. Mahamat Khatir Issa spoke about the strong history of collaboration between the Embassy and the High Council to promote social cohesion, mutual understanding, and English-language learning. Recent visits …

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Embassy N’Djamena prioritizes elephant monitoring

Great story in State Magazine about the partnership between the U.S. Embassy, the University of N’Djamena, and the Ministry of Environment, Water and Fisheries to protect Chad’s elephant population, part of our efforts to prevent species extinction, protect biodiversity and preserve functioning ecosystems, all of which facilitate regional prosperity, stability and human health.

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U.S. Embassy Grants Support Sustainable Livelihoods

U.S. Embassy Grants Support Sustainable Livelihoods The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the signing of cooperative agreements with 12 community organizations from across Chad. The grants are part of the Department of State’s Special Self Help Program, which enables community groups and leaders to obtain funding for projects as diverse as building mills that …

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U.S. Equipment Donation Strengthens Chadian G5 Sahel Forces

Reinforcing U.S.-Chad security cooperation, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Davis Ba delivered a second tranche of equipment to Chadian G5 Sahel security forces worth $15 million. The equipment, which will help Chad’s military and police forces fight terrorism and insecurity in the region, includes 80 vehicles, communications gear, and other related support material.  This assistance …

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Remarks by President Trump to the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release United Nations Headquarters New York, New York September 24, 2019 PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, distinguished delegates, ambassadors, and world leaders: Seven decades of history have passed through this hall, in all of their richness and drama.  Where I …

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International Day of Democracy

Press Statement MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE September 15, 2019 On this International Day of Democracy, we reflect on our nation’s unwavering commitment to the unalienable rights that create the foundation of our democracy.  In the United States, those rights are defined by respect for individual liberty and human dignity.  A vibrant, diverse, and independent civil society is the cornerstone of …

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Request for Grant Proposals: The English Access Microscholarship Program

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy N’Djamena announces an open competition for Grant Proposals for the administration of the English Access Microscholarship Program (Access), which provides English-language instruction to 14 to 18-year-old disadvantaged pupils, to include pupils from urban, rural and/or ethnic minority regions of Chad. The Access program is expected to …

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Are you interested in being a part of the next generation of African leaders?

Are you interested in being a part of the next generation of African leaders? The  Mandela Washington Fellowship  will bring up to 700 young leaders to the United States in the summer of 2020 for a comprehensive executive-style program that is designed to build skills and empower Fellows to lead in their respective sectors and communities. This is …

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Thank you Chargé Bell, and Welcome Chargé Genton!

The U.S. Embassy welcomed Chadian and international partners to bid farewell to outgoing Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell and welcome incoming Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Genton on August 15. In their remarks, both emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Chad relationship, cooperation on regional security issues, and U.S. engagement in support of democracy, human rights, and economic development. …

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates 4th of July

U.S. Embassy Celebrates 4th of July The U.S. Embassy was delighted to welcome over 140 of our closest friends to help us celebrate the 243rd anniversary of American Independence! In his remarks to our guests, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Richard Bell highlighted the $100 million in U.S. humanitarian assistance provided annually to Chad, cooperation on regional …

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On the Occasion of World Refugee Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO June 20, 2019 On World Refugee Day, we recognize the plight of millions of refugees who have fled their homes due to conflict and persecution, and we reaffirm our commitment to provide life-saving assistance for the most vulnerable.  According to the …

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Bon Voyage Mandela Washington Fellows!

Bon Voyage Mandela Washington Fellows! U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Richard Bell wished our six Mandela Washington Fellows an enthusiastic bon voyage on June 13. The Fellows depart next week for their six-week Mandela WashingtonFellowship programs at universities around the United States, culminating in the YALI Summit in Washington, DC. Chargé Bell presented each Fellow …

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Chadian Women are Leaders in Entrepreneurship!

Chadian Women are Leaders in Entrepreneurship! Promoting entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment in Chad, the U.S. Embassy welcomed 40 aspiring entrepreneurs and journalists for a conference on June 13. The speakers, Mme. Mariam Denendiguim and Mme. Liliane Guemdje, who traveled to the U.S. as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program, are now applying what they …

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Limited Consular Services June 17-21

Limited Consular Services June 17-21 The U.S. Embassy in Chad will offer limited consular services the week of June 17-21, 2019. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. For U.S. Citizen emergencies, please call (235) 22 51 50 17 during regular business hours. Outside of regular office hours call (235) 63 51 78 00. For …

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On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

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The U.S. Embassy was pleased to welcome Chadians from many backgrounds and communities to our annual Iftar on May 30. In his welcoming remarks, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Richard Bell hailed the “spirit of mutual respect” the Iftar represented, while the Secretary General of the High Council for Islamic Affairs thanked the Embassy for its long …

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Third Party Attendance at Passport and CRBA Appointment Interviews

Generally, immediate family members may accompany passport or CRBA applicants to their appointment interviews at a U.S. embassy or consulate, and all minor children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Passport or CRBA applicants also have the option of being accompanied by an attorney at their appointment interview. Read the full text ( Third Party Attendance at Passport and CRBA Appointment Interviews

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U.S. Embassy Observes World Press Freedom Day with Conference for Journalists and Students

The U.S. Embassy welcomed 50 journalists and journalism students for a conference on investigative journalism on May 8. Panelists Neloumta Mélodie from Radio FM Liberté and Djimet Wiché, Director of the online publication Alwihda, shared what they learned during a recent training in Burkina Faso, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. Assira Nambatingar from state broadcaster …

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Presidential Message on Ramadan, 2019

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2020-2021 Fulbright African Research Scholar Program Call for Applications Apply here:  https://apply.iie.org/fvsp2020 Deadline: May 31, 2019 The Fulbright African Research Program is an opportunity for Chadian university faculty or research institute professionals to conduct research in their field of expertise at a U.S. academic or research institution for a period of 3 to 9 months.  A …

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World Press Freedom Day, 2019

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 3, 2019 On World Press Freedom Day, we reaffirm our commitment to protecting safety and freedom for members of the press. A free and independent media is indispensable to a vibrant, functioning democracy. Despite some progress, journalists around the world continue to be persecuted, …

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

Chad is a centralized republic in which the executive branch dominates the legislature and judiciary. In 2016 President Idriss Deby Itno, leader of the Patriotic Salvation Movement (MPS), was elected to a fifth term in an election that was neither free nor fair. During the 2011 legislative elections, the ruling MPS won 118 of the …

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2020-2021 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship : Call For Applications

The 2020-2021 Humphrey Fellowship Program application is open! Applicants can begin an application by going to:  https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey .  The deadline for submitting applications online is June 28, 2019. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a one-year, full-scholarship program 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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Women Share Best Practices for Success in Business

The U.S. Embassy welcomed 85 businesswomen, students and journalists for a conference on success in business on March 28. The conference, conducted in Arabic, featured Chadian businesswomen Awatif Baroud and Halima Assadiya Hassan as speakers, along with moderator Alkhanssa Mouhamad Ahmad. Chargé d’Affaires Chahrazed Sioud welcomed the participants, noting the Embassy’s long history of support …

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Chargé and ISCAM Students Share Views on Tolerance, Freedom of Conscience

Continuing his series of exchanges with students at Chadian higher education institutions, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell met with 80 students and faculty members at Institut Supérieur de Commerce, d’Administration et de Management (ISCAM) on March 14. Chargé Bell spoke about the American experience of tolerance and freedom of conscience, then opened the floor …

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Observance of International Women’s Day 

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC March 8, 2019 The United States is proud to observe International Women’s Day, March 8. We extend our gratitude to the diverse women and girls around the globe who have made vast contributions in lifting up those facing challenges and hardship and put their own …

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Presidential Message on International Women’s Day, 2019

Issued on: March 8, 2019 On International Women’s Day, we honor women worldwide for their vital role in shaping and strengthening our communities, families, governments, and businesses. We celebrate their vision, leadership, and courage, and we reaffirm our commitment to promoting equal opportunity for women everywhere. Through the efforts of remarkable women trailblazers in the United …

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Women’s Day Conference Explores Gender Parity in Public Positions

Fifty women and men, including elected officials, legal professionals, journalists and students, explored the issue of gender parity in elected and appointed positions, during a March 7 panel discussion at the U.S. Embassy. The discussion, hosted by the Embassy in collaboration with the Chadian IVLP alumni association Amicale des Visiteurs Internationaux Tchadiens (AVITE-USA), was held …

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Chad-U.S. Teams Provide Medical Care, Improve Readiness

U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell and Chadian Deputy Chief of Defense Brigadier General Nguinambaye Michel Barde joined Chadian and American medical professionals for the closing of their 2019 joint Medical Readiness Exercise (MEDREX). In addition to preparing for service in combat zones, medical teams performed more than 200 surgical procedures to improve the health …

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Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell spoke about the great change in respect for civil rights in America over the past 60 years, which shows that progress is possible and that non-violence is effective.  He cited the quiet courage of Mary Hamilton and Rosa Parks.  This occurred during conversation with young Chadians following the Embassy’s February 28 …

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Chargé Bell Discusses Regional Security with Emi Koussi University Students

Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell spoke with 150 students at Emi Koussi University on February 25 about security in the Sahel and the important role that Chad plays in reinforcing regional stability. Chargé Bell paid tribute to Chadian peacekeepers who have lost their lives and to the Chadian population for generously welcoming proportionately more refugees than …

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On February 20, approximately 120 students and faculty gathered at HEC-Tchad University lecture hall to discuss the American civil rights movement and the many contributions of African-Americans to the development of the United States.  Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Richard K. Bell participated in the discussion, which resulted in a spirited and informative exchange of opinions and …

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U.S. Strategy to Support Women and Girls at Risk from Violent Extremism and Conflict

U.S. Strategy to Support Women and Girls at Risk from Violent Extremism and Conflict February 13, 2019 The efforts of the U.S. government and our partners to address the adverse effects of violent extremism, terrorism, and conflict are more effective and sustainable when influential actors such as women and girls are leaders in preventing and …

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Young Africans Leadership Initiative group meets at the American Embassy

On February 14, the Embassy hosted a post-conference panel discussion of the Young Africans Leadership Initiative – Regional Leadership Conference (YALI-RLC).  The conference itself was held in Dakar, Senegal, in early December 2018.  The conference was attended by 12 members of the Chadian chapter of the YALI program.  The panel discussion at the Embassy this …

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Chargé d’Affaires visits the Faculty of Sciences

Vice Dean of Ndjamena University’s Faculty of Precise and Applied Sciences Dr. Adam Sakine Mahamat Nour (left), a chemist, describes for Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell (second from left) the medicinal and nutritional properties of a plant on which Dr. Sakine has published research.  Boscia Senegalensis, a traditional food plant in Africa, is a fruit that …

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Demonstration Alert Update – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (February 15, 2019)

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Chargé d’affaires visits International Organization for Migrations (IOM)

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Richard K. Bell discusses business development ideas with aspiring entrepreneurs

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Richard K. Bell discusses business development ideas with aspiring entrepreneurs who operate from the Innovation Hub business incubation facility in N’Djamena.  The Innovation Hub was established by Mandela Washington Fellow Program alumni Hamid Khayar to help young Chadians launch new business ventures.  U.S. Embassy N’Djamena supports the now one-year-old organization with periodic donations of relevant textbooks. …

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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019 Issued on: January 31, 2019 In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and through inhuman …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated travel advisory for Chad

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated travel advisory for Chad February 01, 2019 Location:  Chad Event: The Embassy of the United States of America in N’Djamena has updated our travel advisory for Chad.  The advisory can be found at this link: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Chad.html   and is also copied below for your convenience: Chad—Level 3: Reconsider Travel …

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Vacancy Announcement for the Position of Trades Helper Carpenter

U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2019-05-R Position Title:                                    Trades Helper Carpenter Opening Period:                               January 30, 2019 Closing Date:                                     February 12, 2019 Series/Grade:                                   1210/FSN-2 Salary:                                                  (USD) 21,121-(FCFA) 3,009,438 For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point de Chagoua, N’Djamena, Chad Who May …

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Vacancy Announcement for the Position of Gardener

U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2019-03-R Position Title:                                    Gardener Opening Period:                               January 30, 2019 Closing Date:                                     February 12, 2019 Series/Grade:                                   1310/FSN-2 Salary:                                                  (USD) 21,121-(FCFA) 3,009,438 For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point de Chagoua, N’Djamena, Chad Who May Apply:                              For …

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Vacancy Announcement for the Position of Trades Helper Plumber

U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2019-04-R Position Title:                                    Trades Helper Plumber Opening Period:                               January 30, 2019 Closing Date:                                     February 12, 2019 Series/Grade:                                   1210/FSN-2 Salary:                                                  (USD) 21,121-(FCFA) 3,009,438 For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point de Chagoua, N’Djamena, Chad Who May …

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Vacancy Announcement for the Position of Refugee Coordinator Assistant

U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2019-06-R Position Title:                                    Refugee Coordinator Assistant Opening Period:                               January 30, 2019 Closing Date:                                     February 12, 2019 Series/Grade:                                   105/FSN-9 Salary:                                                  (USD) 58,836-(FCFA) 15,027,620 For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point de Chagoua, N’Djamena, Chad Who …

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Vacancy Announcement for the Position of Management Assistant

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Vacancy Announcement for the position of Dispatcher

U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2019-01-R Position Title:                                    Dispatcher Opening Period:                               January 23, 2019 – February 05, 2019 Series/Grade:                                   1010/FSN-4 Salary:                                                  (USD) 25,871-(FCFA) 6,682,293 For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point de Chagoua, N’Djamena, Chad Who May Apply:                              For USEFM …

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The United States Stands with Chad

Deeply saddened by the deaths of ten Chadian peacekeepers in Mali, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Chahrazed Sioud offered condolences to their families and to the Government and people of Chad. Noting that “Chad leads the regional effort to protect the Sahel from the spread of violent extremism,” Chargé Sioud emphasized that “the United States stands …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (December 20, 2018)

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Chad: 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows Inspire Young Chadians

Chad’s four 2018 @Mandela Washington Fellows – Ms. Nadine Solkem, Mr. Kendoara Badjigui, Mr. Israel Djonabaye, and Mr. Mystère Belmamou – inspired fellow Chadians during a December 13 presentation at the U.S. Embassy. Using their programs at American universities as a springboard, the Fellows described how their experience with the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) …

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President Donald Trump’s Africa Strategy Advances Prosperity, Security , and Stability

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Remarks by National Security Advisor Ambassador John R. Bolton on The Trump Administration’s New Africa Strategy

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“Development, Diplomacy, and Defense: Promoting U.S. Interests in Africa”

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Religious Freedom Designations

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Embassy Helps Preserve Chad’s Natural Patrimony

As part of the U.S. Embassy’s engagement to preserve Chad’s rich natural patrimony, Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell handed over 28 elephant tracking collars and two new Toyota Land Cruisers to the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, and the Minister of the Environment, Water, and Fishing on November 27. The collars and vehicles support …

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On the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

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Bol Welcomes Embassy Delegation for Cultural Center Inauguration

Community members in Bol warmly welcomed a delegation led by Deputy Chief of Mission Chahrazed Sioud who traveled to the Lac Region November 25-28. The delegation was in Bol to inaugurate the newly-renovated Bol Cultural Center and Library, funded by USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives, and to meet with local leaders and community members. In …

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U.S. Donation and Training Strengthen Security on Lake Chad

As part of the United States Government’s continued partnership with the people of Chad in the fight against violent extremist organizations, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell presented the Chadian Land Forces with a riverine capability package consisting of six new boats, six new trucks, two years’ worth of parts, and training worth $3 million. …

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Chargé Bell Congratulates English Access Graduates

Chargé d’Affaires Richard Bell congratulated 110 English Access Microscholarship Program graduates on November 15, telling them that learning English is a key that will help open doors in the future. Chargé Bell was speaking at the graduation ceremony for students from N’Djamena’s Centre d’Apprentissage de Langues. In addition to receiving certificates, the students demonstrated their …

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Statement by Heather Nauert – International Day To End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

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CHAD 2017 International Religious Freedom Report

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Embassy Conference Explores Status of Religious Freedom and Tolerance in Chad

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena welcomed 60 participants for a conference on religious freedom on October 30 at the Embassy. The conference, Religious Freedom in Chad: Issues and Challenges, was an opportunity for religious leaders, researchers, government officials, students, journalists, and others to exchange views on questions related to religious liberty, tolerance, and social cohesion …

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U.S. Assistance Saves Lives and Strengthens Communities in Lake Chad Basin

A team from USAID traveled to the Lake Chad region on October 10-14 to visit projects supported by USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance. The $5.35 million in funding provides primary health care, nutritional recovery and sanitation assistance, as well as livelihoods support, to populations who have been directly or indirectly affected by insecurity in …

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Welcome Home Mandela-Washington Fellows!

The U.S. Embassy is proud to welcome home 2018 Mandela-Washington Fellows Ms. Djim-Hmadje Solkem Nadine, Mr. Israel Djonabaye, Mr. Badjigui Kendoara, and Mr. Mystère Belmamou Diksia. These four Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) participants joined 700 other young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa for six-week long Leadership Institutes at U.S. colleges and universities across the United …

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Chargé d’Affaires Visit to High Islamic Council Reinforces Shared Values

Chargé d’Affaires Rick Bell called on the President of the High Islamic Council, Sheik Dr. Mahamat Khatir Issa, on October 24. Chargé Bell and Sheik Mahamat Issa discussed the importance of dialogue and tolerance in diverse societies such as the United States and Chad, and Sheik Mahamat Issa described the Council’s engagement with leaders of …

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2019 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2019 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  The Fund was established by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2001 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around the …

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USAID Radio Project Promotes Accountability

An American non-governmental organization, Equal Access, has recognized three Chadian community radio stations for the quality of their radio program submissions on the theme of “Accountability – the Bedrock of Local and National Governance.” The three winners, chosen by an independent jury, received computers and recorders. The USAID Country Program Manager participated in the October …

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Embassy Supports Local Democracy, Entrepreneurship and Sanitation Initiatives

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Richard Bell signed ten grants worth $665,000 (approximately 360 million CFA) on September 27 with Chadian civil society organizations. The grants, funded through the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program and the Julia Taft Refugee Fund, provide support for local initiatives including support for the electoral process, agricultural development, entrepreneurship, and …

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Embassy Welcomes National Youth Forum Participants from Lac Region

Deputy Chief of Mission Chahrazed Sioud and USAID’s Office of Transitions Initiative (OTI) Acting Country Representative Lisa Bower met with ten young men and women representing organizations and towns located around the Lac Region on September 12. These young community leaders, in N’Djamena to attend the National Youth Forum, shared many of the challenges they …

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U.S. Embassy Supports Improved Public Services for Lac Region

As part of the U.S. Embassy’s ongoing engagement to increase service delivery capacity and strengthen ties between local authorities and civilians in the Lac Region, the U.S. Agency for International Development Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID/OTI) rehabilitated and equipped the Office of the Mayor of Bol. The transformed facility was introduced to the public during …

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U.S. Trains Chadian Forces in Combat Casualty Care

Following a rigorous six-month program led by U.S. Army, Air Force, and Navy medical professionals, five Chadian military doctors received the distinction of “certified trainers” in Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC). This is the first U.S.-certified program of its kind on the African continent, and Chad is the first country to gain this distinguished status. …

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Assistant Secretary Nagy Swearing-in Ceremony

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Africa: U.S. is Africa’s ‘Ideal Partner’ for Promoting Democratic Institutions & Economic Growth

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Ambassador Pasi Highlights U.S. Engagement in Chad in Farewell Address

Ambassador Geeta Pasi highlighted American engagement in domains including entrepreneurship, security, humanitarian assistance and English-language learning during a September 18 farewell reception at the U.S. Embassy. Thanking Chadians for sharing “their hopes and aspirations” with her during her two years as Ambassador to Chad, she described that the Embassy’s work is “an expression of American …

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Vacancy Announcement – Chauffeur (MSG)

Vacancy Announcement– September 20, 2018 U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2018-018-R Position Title:                                    Chauffeur (MSG) Opening Period:                               September 20, 2018 Closing Date:                                     October 3, 2018 Series/Grade:                                   1015/FSN-3 Salary:                                                  (USD) 23,045-(FCFA) 4,792,176 For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point de Chagoua, …

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Vacancy Announcement – Maintenance Foreman

Vacancy Announcement – September 19, 2018 U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2018-017-R Position Title:                                    Maintenance Foreman Opening Date:                                   September 19, 2018 Closing Date:                                     October 2, 2018 Series/Grade:                                   1210/FSN 6 Salary:                                                  (FCFA) 6,851,472 per annum For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point …

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Vacancy Announcement – Refugee Coordinator Assistant

Vacancy Announcement– September 19, 2018 U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2018-016-R Position Title:                                    Refugee Coordinator Assistant Opening Date:                                   September 19, 2018 Closing Date:                                     October 2, 2018 Series/Grade:                                   0105/FSN-9 Salary:                                                  (FCFA) 13,148,738 per annum For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Rimtebaye Mayakoub Mailing Address:  American Embassy BP 413 Rond Point …

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Vacancy Announcement –   Pol/Econ Administrative Assistant

Vacancy Announcement– September 14, 2018 U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2018-021-R Position Title:                                    Pol/Econ Administrative Assistant Opening Date:                                   September 14, 2018 Closing Date:                                     Until Filled (First review of applications 2 weeks from opening date) Series/Grade:                                   FP-7 Salary:                                                  (USD) 43,031 to be confirmed by Office of Overseas Employment For More Info:                                   …

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Vacancy Announcement – Public Affairs Assistant

Vacancy Announcement– September 17, 2018 U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2018-014-R Position Title:                                    Public Affairs Assistant Opening Date:                                   September 17, 2018 Closing Date:                                     Until Filled (First review of applications 2 weeks from opening date) Series/Grade:                                   FP-5 Salary:                                                  (USD) 53,844 to be confirmed by Office of Overseas Employment For More Info:                                   …

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Vacancy Announcement – Community Liaison Officer

Vacancy Announcement– September 17, 2018 U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2018-020-R Position Title:                                    Community Liaison Officer Opening Date:                                   September 17, 2018 Closing Date:                                     Until Filled (First review of applications two weeks from opening date) Series/Grade:                                   FP-6 Salary:                                                  (USD) 48,135 to be confirmed by Office of Overseas Employment For More Info:                                   …

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Vacancy Announcement – Residential Housing Coordinator

Vacancy Announcement– September 17, 2018 U.S. Mission                                      Chad Announcement Number:             N’Djamena-2018-019-R Position Title:                                    Residential Housing Coordinator Opening Date:                                   September 17, 2018 Closing Date:                                     Until Filled (First review of applications 2 weeks from opening date) Series/Grade:                                   FP-7 Salary:                                                  (USD) 43,031 to be confirmed by Office of Overseas Employment For More Info:                                   …

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Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC September 10, 2018 Tomorrow we honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the terrorist attacks 17 years ago on September 11. Tomorrow also marks six years since the tragic loss in Libya of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Tyrone …

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Ambassador Geeta Pasi Named to Senior Position at the Department of State in Washington, D.C.

United States Ambassador to the Republic of Chad Geeta Pasi has been named the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of African Affairs. “I am proud of the work accomplished by the Embassy and the progress made on relations between the United States and Chad during my tenure,” Ambassador Pasi said.  “The new Chancery …

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Film Show: High school and university students watch “Miracle Worker”

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena invited 40 high school and university students to watch the movie entitled “The Miracle Worker,” which is about the 20th Century American Hellen Keller, who overcame deafness and blindness to become an advocate for people with physical disabilities. Acting Public Affairs Officer David Rochford opened the event with a short introduction about …

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U.S. Embassy Consular office launches the new American Liaison Network program

On, July 26, 2018, U.S. Embassy Consular Chief Barbara Messmer met with Citizen Liaison Volunteers (CLVs) to announce the launch of the new American Liaison Network program. This new program will keep U.S. citizens alerted to the latest information on safety and travel issues in Chad. The Embassy encourages all U.S. citizens in Chad to register …

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Chadian Students to Visit the U.S. for Pan-Africa Leadership Program

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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

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United States Commemorates World Refugee Day

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship – Call For Applications

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2019 – 2020 Fulbright Foreign Students Program – Call For Applications

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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

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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

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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

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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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On the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC August 31, 2017 On the Occasion of Eid al-Adha As the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca and Medina comes to a close, I wish Muslims across the globe a meaningful and blessed Eid al-Adha. Eid al-Adha, also known as the ‘Festival of Sacrifice,’ is a …

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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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