Donation of Computer Equipment to ANSS to Support Management of DHIS2 data

USAID, through its Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) project, provided 20 tablets and 5 laptops to the National Agency for Health Security (ANSS) to support DHIS2 data management. This donation enhances ANSS’s ability to make evidence-based decisions in the detection and monitoring of Covid-19 to prevent and control the disease.

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First meeting of the Inter-Party Committee for upcoming presidential election

USAID, through its project “Strengthening electoral capacities and accountability, orderly standards and democratic governance (BEACON-DG)”, implemented by the National Democratic Institute (NDI), supported the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) to organize the first meeting of the Inter Party Committee (IPC) in preparation of the upcoming presidential election This meeting, which took place on Friday July …

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To Achieve Peace, There Must Be Justice For All

The U.S. Embassy community joins me in mourning the death of George Floyd. Like countless others, I was shocked by the footage of the abhorrent actions of the Minnesota police officers who arrested George Floyd, and deeply saddened by the subsequent violence that took place throughout the United States. Despite the ongoing unrest, the importance …

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United States Condemns Violence, Expresses Disappointment over March 22 Vote in Guinea

For Immediate Release March 25, 2020 The United States has grave concerns over the violence surrounding the vote in Guinea on March 22, and we condemn all such actions.  We call on the Government of Guinea to investigate in a speedy and transparent manner all deaths associated with demonstrations and the election, with the results …

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Commemoration of International Women’s Day

On March 9, the American Mission in Conakry hosted a reception at the residence of Ambassador Simon Henshaw to commemorate the International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. Some 50 distinguished guests, mostly women, discussed and exchanged on the progress made in the struggle for women’s empowerment in Guinea. Ambassador Henshaw hailed the achievements and …

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Press Statement by Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo on U.S. Concerns Over Electoral Process in Guinea

U.S DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release February 7, 2020 U.S. Concerns Over Electoral Process in Guinea The United States is concerned about the Government of Guinea’s current plans to hold legislative elections and a constitutional referendum on March 1.  We question whether the process will be free, fair, and transparent …

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Ambassador Simon Henshaw meeting with Minister of Communication

US Ambassador Simon Henshaw visited the Minister of Information and Communication Amara Somparé on August 20. The two personalities had discussion over the Guinean public and private media situation and the prospects for a stronger collaboration between the Embassy of States United in Guinea and the Department of Information and Communication, notably for to providing more …

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Ambassador Henshaw meets the civil society in Kankan

Ambassador Simon Henshaw spent Tuesday, July 9 to meet with civil society organizations in the Kankan region. Ambassador Henshaw first engaged with a group of women peace actors called “Women Leaders” from Kankan and Dinguiraye prefectures, and then met with a group of youth called “Young Ambassadors for Peace” also from Kankan and Dinguiraye.   …

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