News & Events

Cure Salée 2019

The U. S. Embassy congratulates the State Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, the Minister of Tourism, and the Governor of Agadez on a successful and vibrant Cure Salée. During its trip to Cure Salée, the U.S. Embassy and the U.S. Army Civil Affairs Team at Nigerien Air Base 201 donated soccer balls to a youth ...
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Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger

Location:  Country-wide, Niger Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Niger will be closed on Monday, August 12, 2019 in observance of the Tabaski holiday (Eid-al-Adha).  The U.S. Embassy will reopen on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Please exercise caution and be aware of your surroundings during the upcoming holiday.  Security measures in Niger remain heightened due to ...
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230th Anniversary of the Department of State

Today is the U.S. Department of State’s 230th anniversary!  To mark this special occasion, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hosting a day-long celebration at the Harry S. Truman Building in downtown, Washington, DC.  Under the theme of “One Team, One Mission, One Future,” the commemoration will feature a live discussion between the Dean of ...
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On World Refugee Day We Recognize Our Nigerien Partners for Assisting Those Who Flee with Little More than Hope

By Carol Thompson O’Connell, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration at the U.S. Department of State The United States applauds Niger’s generosity as a host to over 174,000 refugees, the majority from neighboring Mali and Nigeria, in addition to accommodating vulnerable migrants and asylum-seekers from other countries.  Niger exhibits this ...
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