News & Events

Women Journalists trained on Media Technology (February 18, 2015)

On February 18, the U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section hosted a workshop for female Nigerien journalists focusing on “Media Approaches to Social Issues.”  The trainer, Kim Selden, is the founder and CEO of Global Media Project (a New York-based communications consulting firm). This workshop built on a previous workshop led by Ms. Selden in March ...
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IRC Hosts Black History Month Discussion ( February 17, 2015)

On February 17, the Information Resource Center of the American Cultural Center hosted a discussion on “The Contribution of African-Americans to World Culture” in celebration of Black History Month.  The discussion moderator, Dr. Amadou Seibou Adamou (a lecturer at the University of Abdou Moumouni Dioffo of Niamey), highlighted some major inventions and contributions made by ...
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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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