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Côte d’Ivoire: COVID-19 Information

All confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 are to be quarantined in state-run centers

Country Specific Information: Côte d’Ivoire has seventy two (72) confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. The government of Cote d’Ivoire has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Schools (including pre-schools and universities) are closed for 30 days starting at midnight March 16. Sporting events, festivals, and gatherings…

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Return to Care Campaign (RTC)

The PEPFAR Côte d’Ivoire interagency team launched the Return to Care (RTC) campaign

The PEPFAR Côte d’Ivoire interagency team launched the Return to Care (RTC) campaign on Tuesday, 7 January through Thursday, 9 January by training USG interagency and site personnel on patient tracking tools, standard operating procedures, etcetera to be used at 31 high priority sites in Abidjan by site personnel. Over…

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U.S. Embassy Abidjan Takes Journalists American Navy Ship

More than 20 journalists from public and private media participated in the U.S. Navy ship visit that generated positive reports on the military and maritime partnership between Côte d’Ivoire and the United to ensure security in the Gulf of Guinea. This week long mission enabled the U.S. Navy crew to…

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U.S. Embassy Abidjan holds African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Information Session for Journalists ahead of 2019 AGOA Forum

The U.S. Embassy Abidjan brought together more than 20 local and international journalists for a two-hour information session on AGOA. The session, which was organized ahead of the 2019 AGOA Forum scheduled for August 4-6 in Abidjan, enabled the journalists to understand this American legislation aimed to assist the economies…

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Readout of State Dinner with the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire

Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the underlying goals of the United States' Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative

Following the World Bank Summit, the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, Dominique Ouattara, hosted a state dinner for Summit dignitaries, including Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, the U.S. Congressional Delegation led by Senator Lindsey Graham and USAID Administrator Mark Green.  Leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the underlying goals of…

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Readout of Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump’s Meeting with Vice President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire Daniel Kablan Duncan

The meeting focused on the importance of maintaining Côte d’Ivoire’s political and economic reform process

Today, Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and USAID Administrator Mark Green met with His Excellency Vice President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire Daniel Kablan Duncan and other officials at the Presidential Palace. Ms. Trump and Administrator Green gave their condolences for the passing of Louise Ouattara, President…

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“Hello, America” National Radio Show Interviews Press Attaché

The show was recorded in front of an audience of students at the American Space of Felix Houphouet Boigny University

Information Officer (IO) Marion Wohlers participated as a guest speaker on the radio show “Hello, America”, hosted by the U.S. Embassy in conjunction with Radio Al-Bayane, Côte d’Ivoire’s leading Muslim radio station. The show was recorded in front of an audience of students at the American Space of Felix Houphouet…

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Meeting between President Ouattara and Ambassador Alex Laskaris, Deputy Commander of United States Command for Africa Civil-Military Commitment (AFRICOM)

The meeting between President Ouattara and Ambassador Alex Laskaris takes place on the sidelines of Obangame Express 2019

Ambassador Alex Laskaris, Deputy Commander of the United States Command for Africa Civil-Military Commitment (AFRICOM), met on March 24 2019 with the President of Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara. Discussions focused on defense cooperation and the strengthening of government and economic institutions in the region. “The meeting provided an update on…

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Visit of Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale to Cote d’Ivoire

Under Secretary Hale met with U.S. companies in Cote d’Ivoire to discuss strengthening U.S. investment and economic growth

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale visited Cote d’Ivoire on February 11, 2019. During his visit, he met with Vice President Duncan to discuss inclusive democracy and shared prosperity between both countries. He also stressed the importance of peaceful participation in Cote d’Ivoire elections in 2020.  Under…

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Coastal Resilience Project launches in Fresco – Cote d’Ivoire, to protect Ecosystems and improve lives of thousands

The Fresco coastal landscape includes the Fresco Lagoon and the upstream watershed consisting of the Bolo and Niouniourou rivers

A new Initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is being launched in Fresco, southern Côte d’Ivoire, on Wednesday, February 13, to promote the wellbeing of households living in an area that is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, and an urgent need to increase…