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United States Embassy Niamey Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Increase Personal Awareness during Ramadan

The U.S. Embassy advises all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant and maintain awareness of your surroundings during the month of Ramadan, observed in Niger from mid-June to mid-July. Security measures in Niger remain heightened due to threats posed by extremist groups. U.S. citizens are encouraged to review the Travel Warning for Niger , and to remain alert for potentially ...
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U.S. Embassy Organizes Celebration of Youth Leadership

On June 12, the Public Affairs Section hosted a “Celebration of Youth Leadership.”  Organized in conjunction with the 2014 and 2015 MWF YALI participants, the reception recognized young Nigerien leaders who participated in the 2015 Upstander International Youth Leadership Institute (led by Omekongo Dibinga and hosted at the American Cultural Center).  It was also the ...
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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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U.S. Embassy Hosts Second Edition of Upstander International Leadership Institute

The Public Affairs section hosted the second edition of the Upstander International Youth Leadership Institute at the American Cultural Center June 9-11.  The first edition, held in 2013, invited Nigerien youth association leaders from all eight regions to Niamey for a three-day workshop focused on building their practical skills and understanding of leadership.  This year’s ...
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