News & Events

Nigerien Youth Enjoy Suhoor at ACC

In July, the U.S. Embassy in Niger, in partnership with NGO Potential Terre, hosted its annual Suhoorevent for Nigerien youth at the American Cultural Center. The discussed topic was “Discipline:  Pilot of Change and Development.”   This year, about 170 attendees including 50 women were able to participate, making the event standing room only for the ...
Read More»

Reaching Out to Nigeriens during Ramadan

As part of its Ramadan outreach, the Embassy’s Public Affairs Section produced a 3-minute video featuring American embassy staff wishing “happy Ramadan” in the nine local languages spoken in Niger (Zarma, Hausa, French, Arabic, Gurmentchema, Tamasheq, Peuhl, Toubou, and Kanuri). American officers from sections across the embassy participated, including the Charge d’ Affaires, and concluded ...
Read More»

USAID and DANIDA Sign an Agreement

On June 26, USAID and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), in Niamey held a ceremony/press conference at the American Cultural Center for signing a Memorandum of Understanding in which DANIDA will co-fund an extension of USAID’s “ Increasing Transparency and Accountability in the Management of Natural Resources in Niger” project.  The Senegal-based Regional USAID ...
Read More»

English Language Club Cultural Evening

On June 21st the English Language Club of Niamey (ELCN) celebrated its 24th anniversary with a cultural evening held at the U.S. Embassy’s American Cultural Center in Niamey. The Chargé d’ Affaires Richard Bell and Public Affairs Officer Marissa Scott attended this special occasion and delivered remarks to more than 100 members and guests.  The ...
Read More»

Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry on “Commitment to Africa” Policy Speech

Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry For Immediate Release May 3, 2014  Remarks Secretary of State John Kerry “Commitment to Africa” Policy Speech  May 3, 2014 Gullele Botanic Park Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   SECRETARY KERRY:  Hallelujah, thank you very much for a spectacular introduction.  Thank you for even getting out of the city and ...
Read More»