U.S. Embassy Opens New American Space at University

Public Affairs Section (PAS) Abidjan officially opened a new American Space at Côte d’Ivoire’s largest university on Sept. 25 after a year’s worth of planning. The new facility increases the space from the previous smaller university-owned research institute and will provide more modern facilities and better support to staff.  The space will focus on addressing ...
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IIP Interactive Training on Elections draws Journalists from Four Countries 

More than 100 journalists from Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Benin, and Mauritania participated in a two-day IIP Interactive training dedicated to reporting on African elections on September 18-19.  With PAS Abidjan serving as anchor post, the event took a practical approach to the ethnical, security, legal and planning and other reporting challenges posed by African elections, ...
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Seedstars Bootcamp at Andrew Young Center for Entrepreneurship

Seedstars Bootcamp at Andrew Young Center for Entrepreneurship September 5, 2017 Public Affairs Section (PAS) Abidjan partnered with Seedstars, a Swiss-based organization that promotes entrepreneurship in emerging economies to hold a bootcamp at the Andrew Young Center for Entrepreneurship. Eight startup innovators participated in the bootcamp led by Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) Alumni to prepare ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Andrew Haviland Visits American Corner in Bouake

On a trip to northern Cote d’Ivoire with the Chargé d’Affaires Andrew Haviland, met with a group of exchange program Alumni who work at the university, followed by a discussion with university students and journalists at the American Corner. Haviland used the opportunity to talk about United States’ engagement in northern Cote d’Ivoire, especially related ...
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Mandela Washington Fellows Meet with Vice President Duncan and Ambassador Andrew Young

Embassy Abidjan hosted 20 Mandela Washington Fellows, Ivoirian Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan, and famed U.S. civil-rights activist Andrew Young on March 7 for a nationally televised Q+A session. Andrew Young, the first African-American U.S. Ambassador to the UN, was in Cote d’Ivoire to visit U.S. Embassy’ Abidjan’s new Priority American Space — the Andrew ...
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