News & Events

A/S Linda Thomas-Greenfield visits Niger

On January 21, U.S. Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, held a press conference at the American Cultural Center following her brief visit to Niger to attend a security summit on Nigeria and Boko Haram.  She answered questions about the support that the U.S. government is offering to the Nigerian government and its neighbors, ...
Read More»

Regarding violence that occurred in Niger on January 16 and 17, 2015

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                                                                                   January 20, 2015 STATEMENT BY JEN PSAKI, SPOKESPERSON U.S. Condemns Violence in Niger  The United States strongly condemns the violence that occurred in Niger on January 16 and 17 during protests against the depiction of the Prophet Mohamed in the French journal Charlie ...
Read More»

The American Embassy Celebrates IEW (November 17-21, 2014)

To mark the International Education Week (November 17-21), the American Cultural Center hosted various speakers to talk about issues of interest to English language teachers, educators, high school students, members of English Language Clubs, and members of the public. The main topics discussed were: Studying in the U.S.; Funding your Studies; Learning English Skills for ...
Read More»

Global Resilience Partnership Seeks Collaborative Grant Applications From Across the Sahel by 30 November 2014

Global Resilience Partnership Seeks Collaborative Grant Applications From Across the Sahel by 30 November 2014 For Immediate Release UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT November 7, 2014 Dakar, Senegal – The Global Resilience Challenge is seeking diverse, cross-sector teams to assemble and submit proposals that demonstrate a locally-driven understanding of the barriers to building resilience ...
Read More»

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 ...
Read More»