Eric P. Whitaker Presents Credentials as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Niger

Eric P. Whitaker Presents Credentials as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Niger   (Niamey, Niger, January 26, 2018) United States Ambassador to Niger Eric Whitaker presented his credentials to President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou on January 26, 2018. Ambassador Whitaker is a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service with 27 years ...
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Farewell and Thank You to Ambassador Reddick

The U.S. Embassy and her colleagues throughout Niger bid farewell to Ambassador Eunice Reddick, who served in Niger for three years.  Ambassador Reddick was honored with the Commander of the Order of Merit from the Republic of Niger at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on October 20. Surrounded by government officials, fellow ambassadors and embassy ...
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All-Star Girls Soccer Team Returns to Niger After Successful Visit to the U.S.

Eight young female soccer players were brimming with excitement as they returned to Niamey in October after participating in Sports United’s Visitor Program in the United States. These are our All-Star team, having been selected from young players across the country. This exciting sports program is a partnership between U.S. Embassy Niger, FENIFOOT and Niger’s ...
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U.S. Embassy Niger Participates in Cure Salee

U.S. Embassy Niger traveled way beyond Niamey to the Sahara Desert cities of Agadez and  Ingall for Cure Salee, an annual celebration of the Tuaregs and other nomadic people of Northern Niger. The delegation ventured there to build relationships, inform people of the U.S. sponsored programs, and better understand the culture and needs of the ...
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Training and Donations Boost Niger’s Security

The U.S. Embassy is continuing its partnership with Niger by helping build capacity for protecting the nation’s security. Initiatives span many regions and types of assistance, including providing training and equipment to police and military. This May, equipment worth more than $500,000 was donated to the Nigerien police, national guard, and gendarmes with the intent of ...
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AGOA Roundtable

On November 10, 2016, the United States Embassy, in cooperation with the USAID West African Trade Hub and the Niger Chamber of Commerce, held a day-long roundtable discussion designed to highlight Niger’s eligibility and participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).  The AGOA system of trade preferences is designed to develop the United ...
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Ramadan Greetings Video

Employees of the U.S. Embassy in Niamey are excited to present their video offering Ramadan greetings to Muslims in Niger, the United States, and across the world.  The short clip features the Embassy’s diversity as U.S. and local staff wish a “Ramadan Kareem” to all who observe the holy month.  In addition to languages commonly ...
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Embassy Niamey Celebrates Earth Day

For the second year in a row, PAS co-sponsored a tree planting ceremony in honor of Earth Day with a local NGO, Jeunes Voluntaires pour l’ Environment (JVE Niger). JVE is represented throughout the country and its Executive Director, Sani Ayouba, is a 2014 Mandela Washington Fellow who represented Niger at the COP21 talks in ...
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Ambassador Reddick Welcomes YALI 2016!

Ambassador Reddick officially welcomed the 2016 Mandela YALI Fellows into Niger’s growing cohort of YALI alumni at a reception held in their honor on April 20. The 2014 and 2015 Mandela Washington alumni and previous YALI generations welcomed the new fellows to the YALI Niger Association and shared some words of advice. The reception ended ...
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Book Discussion: “I am Malala “

On March 29th, PAS Niamey hosted a book discussion to commemorate Women’s History Month. The event focused on the book “I am Malala,” which tells the story of Malala Yousafzaï’s fight for her right to an education after the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan. Ambassador Reddick attended the event and gave ...
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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Niger

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Niger   President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Niger to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger, on April 2, 2016. General David M. Rodriguez, Commander, U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), ...
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Election Results Announced in Niger

Embassy of the United States Niamey Tuesday, March 1, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Deneyse Kirkpatrick: m ediainquiries@state.gov Election Results Announced in Niger   The United States commends all Nigeriens and the institutions that worked together to hold a peaceful poll on February 21 and 22 and for the patience that has been demonstrated through the ...
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TechCamp Niamey

The U.S. Embassy in Niamey, in partnership with Niger’s Conseil National de la Jeunesse (National Youth Council, CNJ), and the Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP), hosted “TechCampNiamey: Voix pour la Paix” January 20-21.  The two-day program focused on the challenges of countering violent extremism.  Seventy youth and religious leaders from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, ...
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US Presents Niger with Cessnas

The United States Ambassador to Niger, AMB Eunice Reddick had the honor today to present to the government of Niger over $36 million worth of equipment and training.  The ceremony marks the culmination of 12 months of planning, training and execution of two projects:  The transfer of two Cessna C-208 Caravans with Intelligence, Surveillance and ...
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International Day of the Girl

To commemorate this year’s International Day of the Girl, the Ambassador spoke at a conference organized by the Public Affairs Section in coordination with local NGO Femme Action et Développement (FAD).  The conference-debate focused on the theme:  “Girls: Peace and Security”. In her opening remarks, Ambassador Reddick urged the audience to work together to break ...
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Security Governance Initiative Joint Country Action Plan

United States Embassy Niamey October 9, 2015   PRESS RELEASE Security Governance Initiative Joint Country Action Plan In a ceremony attended by U.S. Ambassador Eunice Reddick and Deputy Minister Kaffa Rékiatou Christelle Jackou, the Governments of the United States and Niger officially signed the Security Governance Initiative Joint Country Action Plan today. The Security Governance ...
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U.S.-Niger Joint Country Action Plan Signed

In a ceremony attended by U.S. Ambassador Eunice Reddick and Deputy Minister Kaffa Rékiatou Christelle Jackou, the Governments of the United States and Niger officially signed the Security Governance Initiative Joint Country Action Plan on October 9. The Security Governance Initiative (SGI) represents a comprehensive approach to improving security sector governance and was launched last ...
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The United States Awards Niger $79,000 USD for Community Projects

United States Embassy Niamey    October 6, 2015  PRESS RELEASE The United States Awards Niger $79,000 USD for Community Projects  In a ceremony attended by U.S. Ambassador Eunice Reddick and Director General Elhadji Ibrahim Adamou from the Ministry of Planning, the United States awarded grants designated for community-based projects across Niger, including the Niamey, Dosso, ...
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YALI and W2W Press Conference

The American Cultural Center (ACC) organized a press conference to welcome the returning 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship (YALI MWF) cohort and two participants sponsored by the ACC to participate in the 2015 edition of Empower Peace International summer women’s leadership conference Women2Women (W2W).  After opening remarks from the Ambassador and PAO the returning exchange participants ...
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Ambassador Reddick Speaks at 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship YALI Pre-Departure Orientation

On June 12, Ambassador Reddick congratulated and welcomed the 2015 Nigerien MWF YALI participants at a pre-departure orientation held at the American Cultural Center.  The Fellows met with the Ambassador, Embassy representatives, 2014 MWF YALI participants, and motivational speaker, poet, and scholar Omekongo Dibinga.  
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The US Embassy Welcomes the 2015 YALI Fellows

Last week, Ambassador Reddick officially welcomed the 2015 Mandela Washington YALI Fellows into Niger’s growing cohort of YALI alumni at a reception held in their honor at the residence of the embassy’s Public Affairs Officer Marissa Scott. It was a fun evening and an occasion for the 2014  Fellows to share words of wisdom with ...
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Nigerien Girls “Get Into Rugby”

On March 8, Ambassador Eunice Reddick attended the “Get into Rugby” event organized by the Nigerien Rugby Federation and 2014 YALI Alumnus Alio Karim Ali in honor of International Women’s Day.  150 girls from Niamey and surrounding cities were invited to spend the morning at the National Stadium learning about the sport from members of ...
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Ambassador Hosts YALI Fellows (October 23, 2014)

Last Thursday, the U.S. Ambassador to Niger Eunice Reddick hosted a reception at her residence in honor of the 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows. This was an opportunity for the Fellows to network with other Nigerien youth leaders and stakeholders, to share their experiences about the program, and to raise awareness ...
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Embassy Celebrates International Day of the Girl

In honor of the International Day of the Girl on October 11, Ambassador Eunice Reddick hosted an event at her home for six young Nigerien women who had participated in the Women2Women leadership program in the U.S.  Ambassador Reddick and the girls discussed the importance of girls’ access to education.  Did you know that only ...
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Arrival of New U.S. Ambassador

The U.S. Embassy is very pleased to announce the arrival of the new U.S. Ambassador to Niger Eunice Reddick! Upon her arrival to Niger this week, Ambassador Reddick expressed her eagerness to be here and readiness to start work!  In addition to the many issues that require the Ambassador’s attention at the bilateral relationship level, she ...
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