U.S.-Côte d’Ivoire Open Skies Agreement Signed

Yesterday, U.S. Ambassador Terence P. McCulley and Foreign Minister Albert Toikeusse Mabri signed the United States-Côte d’Ivoire Open Skies Agreement in Abidjan.  The agreement, which is the result of negotiations by the Departments of State, Transportation and Commerce with their counterparts in the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, entered into force immediately. The agreement deepens the ...
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U.S.-Côte d’Ivoire Open Skies Agreement Signed

Press Release August 17, 2016 Yesterday, U.S. Ambassador Terence P. McCulley and Foreign Minister Albert Toikeusse Mabri signed the United States-Côte d’Ivoire Open Skies Agreement in Abidjan.  The agreement, which is the result of negotiations by the Departments of State, Transportation and Commerce with their counterparts in the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, entered into force ...
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Abidjan Ambassador McCulley Interviewed by Leading Ivoirian Newspaper

Ambassador McCulley reflected on U.S. accomplishments and the positive trajectory of Cote d’Ivoire’s progress in his three years as Ambassador in a full-page interview with Fraternite Matin, Cote d’Ivoire’s leading newspaper on August 11. In the interview, McCulley noted that when he arrived, Cote d’Ivoire had just come through a post-electoral conflict and was confronting ...
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Ivoirian State Television Interviewed U.S. Ambassador McCulley

On August 2, 2016, Ivoirian television broadcaster RTI sat down with Ambassador Terence McCulley for more than 45 minutes in an interview to be broadcast nationally. The Ambassador provided a broad range of views on Cote d’Ivoire’s political and economic situation, described the Mission’s achievements, and recalled fond memories as he concludes his 31-year career. ...
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McGovern – Dole (2016-2020) School Feeding Program in Côte d’Ivoire

Good morning.  I am pleased to be here this morning to announce the launch of the McGovern – Dole School Feeding Program in Côte d’Ivoire, which will be implemented by the World Food Programme.  The $31 million (18.6 billion CFA) five-year program (2016- 2020) is expected to provide 18 million nutritious lunches to 150,000 students ...
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Handover of Musical Equipment at the University of Felix Houphouet-Boigny in Abidja

Mr. Representative of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; Madame President of the University of Félix Houphouët-Boigny; Mr. Director of the Regional Center of University Works of Abidjan (CROU-A); Distinguished administrators and faculty members; Members of the national and local media; Dear students; Ladies and gentlemen; It is my pleasure to be here ...
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Inaugural Workshop on Successful Election Coverage by Private Non-Commercial Radio Stations for the 2015 Election

Director General of the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HACA) Ladies and Gentlemen Officials in the Administration Traditional and Religious Chiefs Ladies and Gentlemen journalists in private non-commercial radio: Good morning.  I am very happy to be with you today in Grand Bassam, such a historic city in Côte d’Ivoire.  Thank you to so many ...
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Celebration of the 239th anniversary of American Independence Chancellery Atrium, Embassy of the United States

Welcome to the celebration of the 239th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence This evening I have a special thought for our Muslim brothers and sisters who are at the midpoint of the great month of Ramadan.  Salam Aleikoum, Ramadan Kareeem.  I pray God Almighty blesses you and gives you a peaceful fast. Honorable guests, ...
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PEPFAR Event for Laboratory Equipment and Vehicles Handover to the Ministry of Health

INSP, Adjamé – Abidjan Madam Minister of Health and the Fight against AIDS, Director of Cabinet at Ministry of Health, Director of Cabinet Ministry in Charge of Budget, Director General for Health, Regional Health Directors, Departmental Health Directors, Representatives  from UN Agencies (WHO, UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP, ….), Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me first of ...
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IUGB Speech: Perspectives on American Democracy at International University of Grand Bassam

Good Afternoon. I would like to thank Professor Tompihé for that kind introduction. Thank you President Touré, Professor Legrouri, and the other members of the faculty for inviting me back to IUGB to deliver these remarks. And of course, I must express my appreciation to the student body of IUGB for coming today. I look ...
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Speech by Terence P. McCulley, Ambassador of the U.S. in Cote d’Ivoire on the occasion of the launch ceremony

Ladies and gentlemen, The launch of the electoral assistance program offers me the opportunity once again to encourage the ongoing efforts of the Ivoirian Government to hold transparent, inclusive and peaceful elections in Côte d’Ivoire. Electoral reforms initiated by the government to ensure that the elections are carried out responsibly are encouraging signs. To this ...
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Ambassador Terence P. McCulley remarks at the Inauguration of Akouédo Military Medical Clinic

  Mr.  Minister to the President of the Republic, in Charge of Defense, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to first thank the Minister to the President of the Republic, in Charge of Defense for the opportunity to participate in this event marking another example of the partnership between our two governments. HIV/AIDS is a ...
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Speech of His Excellency Terence McCulley, Ambassador of the United States of America in Côte d’Ivoire during the Inaugural Tour of New Pharmacy

  I am very happy with your choice to involve the Government of the United States of America at this ceremony. The positive changes we see in the New Public Health Pharmacy (NPSP) in recent months are very important for the success of health programs in Côte d’Ivoire.  I commend the Government of Côte d’Ivoire ...
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Ambassador Terence P. McCulley Remarks at YALI Reception

Welcome, and thank you for coming.  We are coming together this evening to recognize the twelve remarkable individuals who were selected to represent Côte d’Ivoire as 2014 Mandela Washington Fellows, the program formally known as the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).  They were chosen for this program for their initiative, leadership, and desire to give ...
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Speech by Ambassador Terence McCulley, Ambassador of the United States of America to Côte d’Iviore. Launch of the pilot project SHOPS

  Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.  It is a pleasure to be here. During the past decade, the government of Côte d’Ivoire, with the support of development partners including the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), has made significant progress in responding to HIV.  This progress is marked by the extension of ...
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Ambassador McCulley’s Remarks at the Launching Event for the Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development PRADD II Project

  Golf Hotel, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Minister Brou, Representatives of International Organizations, Distinguished Guests; I am very happy to be here today to mark the official launch of the Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development (PRADD) II project in Côte d’Ivoire.  I would particularly like to note the hard work of Minister Brou in leading ...
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Ambassador McCulley’s Remarks at the Access English Microscholarship Program Ceremony10:00am Friday July 18th, 2014 in the Embassy Atrium

  Representative from the Minister of National Education and Vocational Training Officials from the Ministry of National Education School administrators and teachers The Director and staff of Connect-USA (CUSA) Dear children Dear parents Dear guests It is a pleasure for me to participate in this double ceremony this morning.  I would like to thank all ...
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Remarks of Ambassador Terence P. McCulley at the Celebration of the 238th Anniversary of American Independence

  U.S. Embassy Chancery Atrium, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Remarks by Ambassador Terence P. McCulley Protocols Thank you for joining us on the occasion of the celebration of the 238th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence.    In a letter to his wife on the eve of its adoption, John Adams, one of our Founding Fathers (and ...
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Ambassador McCulley’s Remarks Signing Ceremony for the Third Amendment of the Limited Scope Grant Agreement between the United States Government

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire His Excellency, the Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs Director of Cabinet, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Representative of the Ministry of Finance and Economy Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank the Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as ...
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Introduction to Earth Day Conference on Climate Change by Ambassador Terence P. McCulley

  Thank you for being here today to join me in celebrating Earth Day and talking about the important issue of climate change.  Each year, Earth Day gives us the opportunity to highlight the importance of preserving and protecting the world around us, not just for the present, but for future generations.  Each year, more ...
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Opening Remarks by Ambassador Terence P. McCulley at the Seminar on Good Governance, Ethics, and the Struggle against Corruption

  The Director General and employees of the Directorate General of Taxes: I am delighted to welcome you to the Embassy for today’s seminar. The United States has clear priorities for its engagement with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire that are meant to restore the Ivoirian people’s confidence in government institutions and expand economic opportunities.  ...
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Remarks of Ambassador Terence P. McCulley at the Inauguration of Two New Annex Buildings at The Bouaké Court of First Instance

It is a pleasure to be here today to inaugurate two new annex buildings at the Bouaké Court of First Instance. As a first-time visitor in Bouaké, I am impressed with the progress that government officials, business leaders, and community members have made in a short period of time to return Bouaké to its standing ...
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Remarks of Ambassador Terence P. McCulley at the Inauguration of American Corner Bouaké (March 27, 2014)

Good afternoon. It is a pleasure for me to be here to inaugurate the American Corner at the University Alassane Ouattara on my first trip to Bouaké.  This Corner – the fourth and the newest in Côte d’Ivoire – is the result of strong cooperation between the university and the United States Embassy in Abidjan.  ...
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Ambassador Terence P. McCulley Opening Remarks at “Spotlight SIDA” Launch Event

  Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome.  Thank you for joining us today.  We at the United States Embassy are very happy to  launch a new and exciting initiative supported by PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief.  This initiative, entitled “Spotlight SIDA,” was developed in partnership with Voice of America and RTI ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks: National Assembly Inauguration of Rehabilitated Speaker’s Office

  Excellency the President of the National Assembly, Distinguished First Vice President of the National Assembly, Distinguished Vice Presidents of the National Assembly, Distinguished Parliamentarians of Côte d’Ivoire, It is a pleasure to be here today to celebrate the official inauguration of the rehabilitated National Assembly Speaker’s Office. Since my arrival late last year, I ...
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Welcoming Remarks by Ambassador Terence P. McCulley: Human Rights Coffee at the CMR (February 13, 2014)

Good evening.  Thank you very much for joining us here today for an opportunity to come together and discuss what has always been and remains an extremely pressing issue around the world – the issue of human rights.  Most of you here today represent some part of civil society and many of you are from ...
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