Joint Statement of the United Nations, the European Union and the Embassies of the United States and France in Guinea

The Missions of the United Nations, the Delegation of the European Union, and the Embassies of the United States and France learned with sadness and disappointment that the funeral service for those who died during the October 14 and 15 demonstrations was tainted by the deaths of new victims of violence. Our Missions will follow …

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U.S. Ambassador Urges Peace

Press Statement Conakry, November 06, 2019 For Immediate Release As U.S. Ambassador, I urge all parties to avoid any violent or provocative acts during Thursday’s march. Security forces should exercise maximum restraint and marchers should avoid acts of aggression.  The deaths of 4 November were tragic.  The government’s promise of a full investigation of the …

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Call for applications: 2020 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

The U.S. Mission to Guinea is pleased to issue a notice of funding opportunity for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  AFCP was established to help countries preserve cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures. The Fund is aimed at preserving cultural sites or objects that have a historical or cultural …

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U.S. Embassy Conakry – Press Statement

Conakry, October 17, 2019 For Immediate Release Declaration of the Missions to the Republic of Guinea of the United Nations, ECOWAS, the Delegation of the European Union, the United States, France, Belgium, Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom: The political crisis in the Republic of Guinea is a source of concern for the international community. …

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US, EU and France Embassies Joint Statement on September 28 Stadium Massacre

Joint Statement from the Embassies of the United States, France, and the Delegation of the European Union on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of 28 September stadium massacre: On the tenth anniversary of that tragic day, the Embassies of the United States of America and France, and the Delegation of the European Union express …

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U.S. Embassy Resumes Normal Visa Processing in Guinea

Effective August 27, 2018, the Government of the United States ended visa restrictions in Guinea and resumed normal visa processing at U.S. Embassy Conakry for all visa categories.  On September 13, 2017, U.S. Embassy Conakry discontinued visa issuance to employees of the Government of Guinea, and their spouses and children, with some exceptions.  Visa restrictions …

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Secretary Tillerson Meets With African Foreign Ministers

Link to source: https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2017/11/275854.htm Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 22, 2017 ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with delegations from 37 countries and the African Union Commission, in addition to representatives from the U.S. and African private sectors and civil society on November 17 to address our cooperation in increasing trade …

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U.S. Mission Conakry and Partners Support Health Infrastructure in Guinea

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the Government of Guinea, formally handed over renovated infrastructure at Kindia National Health School on June 5, 2017.  The facility also received equipment offered by USAID for strengthening and improving basic health education and quality of midwifery training in Guinea. USAID – through the …

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The United States supports social cohesion and peace in Guinea

Ambassador Dennis Hankins is pleased to announce the strengthening of cooperation between the United States and Guinea in the area of conflict mitigation and management through dialogue, reconciliation and peacebuilding. The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched the Cultural Cohesion for Peace and Prosperity (2C2P) project on Wednesday, May …

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Ambassador Hankins and Justice Minister Sako Sign Assistance Agreement for September 28th Trials

For immediate release Conakry, Guinea – On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Ambassador Dennis Hankins and Minister of Justice Cheick Sako signed an agreement to advance the work of Guinea’s Ministry of Justice.  The document provides U.S. government funding for the Ministry’s Atrocity Accountability and Reconciliation project, including preparations for the September 28 Stadium Massacre trial.  …

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U.S. Ambassador and Minister of Security and Civil Protection sign accord

For immediate release Conakry, Guinée – On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Ambassador Dennis Hankins and the Minister of  Security and Civil protection, Abdoul Kabélé Camara, signed an agreement to increase the Ministry’s capabilities in the areas of public health emergency preparedness and response, civil affairs and community engagement, and interagency coordination and cooperation. On this …

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U.S. Embassy Conakry Statement regarding new Ebola cases in Guinea

For immediate release The Government of Guinea confirmed two cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on March 17, in the prefecture of N’Zerekore.  The U.S Embassy and its partner agencies the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are working closely with Guinean authorities and international and …

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U.S. and Guinea: partners on Global Health Security

Pour Diffusion Immédiate U.S. Mission Conakry and its partners welcome health experts who have travelled to Guinea this month to implement the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA).  A formal launch will take place on Tuesday, February 16. GHSA  is a partnership with 50 nations, international organizations and public and private stakeholders, to accelerate progress toward …

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USAID and WFP Program Launch in Guinea

For Immediate Release U.S. Embassy Conakry is pleased to announce the visit by U.S. Ambassador Dennis Hankins and USAID Mission Director Michelle Godette, along with the WFP Country representative, Elisabeth Faure, and Government of Guinea representatives to a Food for Peace School Meals site in Boke, Guinea on Friday, January 22. As part of the …

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Africa: ‘Decisive Moment for Democracy’ – John Kerry

For Immediate Release guest column By John Kerry October 8, 2015 Washington, DC — Last May, I shared in an extraordinary moment. I had the privilege, together with many leaders from across Africa, of bearing witness to the first peaceful, democratic transition of power between two parties in Nigeria. I traveled to Lagos earlier this …

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Political Agreement reached in Guinea between Ruling and Opposition Parties (August 21, 2015)

For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY JOHN KIRBY, SPOKESPERSON Political Agreement reached in Guinea between Ruling and Opposition Parties  We commend the agreement reached between Guinea’s ruling and opposition political parties, which clears the way for Guinea to hold the first round of presidential elections on October 11.  The Government of Guinea and the main opposition …

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