U.S. Ambassador Terrence McCulley and representatives of the Government of Côte d’Ivoire inaugurated the Andrew Young Center (AYC) for Entrepreneurship in the Plateau district of Abidjan on July 8, 2016. The center, created with approximately $250,000 in funding from the Bureau of International Informational Programs (IIP) and Post funds, is a Tier I American Space and will support entrepreneurship, the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), and EducationUSA. It will be run in partnership with the District of Abidjan, which plans to open a library on the ground floor of the facility. The AYC has been opened for programming on July 25.