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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti

All routine consular appointments at the U.S. Embassy are canceled until further notice

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti Location:  Djibouti Event: On March 15, 2020 the Government of Djibouti announced the suspension of all passenger flights to and from the Republic of Djibouti, effective March 18. All routine consular appointments at the U.S. Embassy are canceled until further notice. In the case of a…

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U.S. provides Defender patrol boats to Djiboutian Navy

Defender patrol boats combine an unmatched ability to conduct high-speed maneuvers in a compact deployable package

Four Defender patrol boats arrived in port at Djibouti City, Djibouti, in two shipments in late February as part of a train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the Djiboutian military. The 27-foot boats were delivered to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) on February 22 for use…

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United States provides 54 New Humvees to Djibouti

The military vehicles will be delivered to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) for use by its Rapid Intervention Battalion

A shipment of 54 new Humvees arrived in port at Djibouti City, Djibouti this week, as part of a $31 million train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. government and the Djiboutian military. The military vehicles will be delivered to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) for use by its Rapid Intervention…

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USAID/DJIBOUTI Workforce Development Project: Graduation Ceremonies for 475 Trained Djiboutian Youth

Work Ready Now! is a competency-based training program consisting of 7 modules delivered over 76 hours

July 24th was an important day for 155 youth in Gabode who successfully completed 18 days of Work Ready Now! training under the USAID Workforce Development Program (WFD), implemented by Education Development Center (EDC) in collaboration with the National Agency for Employment, Training and Job Placement (ANEFIP).  A total of…

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New commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) General Stephen J. Townsend visits Djibouti

This was his first trip to the African continent since taking command on July 26, 2019

The new commander of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) General Stephen J. Townsend visited Djibouti August 6-8, 2019 to meet with Republic of Djibouti senior defense officials and to attend meetings at Camp Lemonnier.  This was his first trip to the African continent since taking command on July 26, 2019.…

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Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2019

The Julia Taft Fund for Refugees support projects that fill gaps in refugee services not already being addressed by other organizations and that can be filled locally

The US Embassy in Djibouti, under the auspices of the Office of the Regional Refugee Coordinator and the Community Grants Program Office, is pleased to announce the availability of a funding opportunity through the 2019 Julia Taft Fund for Refugees. What is the Julia Taft Fund for Refugees? The Julia Taft…

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Djibouti: Young Djiboutians Attend the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship Program

Through this initiative, 28 U.S. universities will host 700 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa

The U.S. Mission Djibouti will send 7 young Djiboutians to participate in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship program for six weeks from June 18 to August 2.  The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).  It is composed of academic coursework, leadership training,…