Dance Motion USA Program Connects with Ivoirian Youth through Dance

Through the support of DanceMotion USA and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Public Affairs Section hosted New York City-based dance group, Keigwin + Company, for 9 days in Cote d’Ivoire to broadly disseminate messages of peace, unity and social cohesion through dance programming and workshops. During their stay in Cote d’Ivoire, the group interacted ...
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U.S. Embassy and Partners Launch of National Champions of Unity Program

The U.S. Embassy in Abidjan held a media event with journalists, key government officials and private sector partners to officially launch the Embassy’s National Champions of Unity Program, a three-phase youth soccer program in partnership with Foot’attitude, a sports-based social change organization. The goal of the program is to foster tolerance, social cohesion and democratic ...
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U.S. Embassy Visit to Western Cote d’Ivoire: Peace and Security ahead of Legislative Elections

Press Release December 13, 2016 U.S. Embassy Visit to Western Cote d’Ivoire: Focus on Peace and Security ahead of Legislative Elections Abidjan – U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Andrew Haviland led a delegation to western Cote d’Ivoire from December 8-10, 2016.  A region hard hit by the post electoral crisis in 2010-11, the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan ...
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Promoting peace and reconciliation through American Music Abroad tour

Wordsmith, an American hip-hop group, arrived in Côte d’Ivoire on October 23, 2016 as part of the celebration of Daniel Pearl World Music Days. Created in response to the kidnapping and murder of Daniel Pearl, a journalist of “Wall Street Journal” by extremists in Karachi, Pakistan in 2002, Daniel Pearl World Music Days is an ...
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US Embassy celebrated the World Press Freedom Day

As part of the activities to mark the World Press Freedom Day, US Embassy held its monthly Book Discussion based on the Nouveaux Horizons title ”Guide du journalisme audiovisuel” by Michelle Betz. The Information Officer, Elizabeth Ategou, delivered the welcome address. The program featured two professional journalists – IVLP alumni – as panelists who outstandingly ...
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