News & Events

Launch of YALI Outreach Caravan (January 10, 2015)

On February 10, the American Cultural Center hosted the launch of the YALI Outreach Caravan. The 2014 Mandela Washington Fellows and alumni from the earlier version of the YALI program will perform outreach in all eight regions of Niger. Following a month of trips and workshops, the alumni will organize a town hall in Niamey ...
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Press Release for YAWWA Launch

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT For Immediate Release Niamey, Niger January 23, 2015 PRESS RELEASE USAID Launches Program to Engage Social Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Niger   Niamey, Niger, 23 January 2015 – Today, the United States Government, acting through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced the launch of “YAWWA,” a 3-year, $1.9 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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