Grants Session Preparation – In person

Applying for a Federal Grant on Grants.gov  Launch APS (Annual Program Statement)  Date: February 22  Time: 09:30 am to 12pm Place: U.S. Embassy in Luanda Purpose: This clarification session serves to provide general information on grant application to prospective grantees. This includes individuals currently collaborating with PDS, those who previously attempted but were unsuccessful in …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Angolan Foreign Minister Téte António at a Joint Press Availability

REMARKS TO THE PRESS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE ANGOLAN FOREIGN MINISTER TÉTE ANTÓNIO MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS LUANDA, ANGOLA JANUARY 25, 2024 MODERATOR:  (Via interpreter) His Excellency Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America; His Excellency Ambassador Téte António, Minister of External Relations of the Republic of Angola; distinguished …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken will travel to Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola January 21-26, 2024

PRESS STATEMENT MATTHEW MILLER, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 18, 2024 Secretary Antony J. Blinken will travel to Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola January 21-26, 2024 Throughout the trip, the Secretary will highlight how the United States has accelerated the U.S.-Africa partnership since the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, including in areas such as climate, food, and …

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Certificate Award Ceremony for the Leadership Program for International Visitors

The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is a key tool for strengthening people-to-people connections and supports our foreign policy objectives by improving mutual understanding between the United States and other nations around the world. For more than 30 years, the IVLP program has provided professional exchanges in the fields of journalism, fiscal transparency, the rule …

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FACT SHEET: The U.S. – Angola Partnership

NOVEMBER 30, 2023  As the United States and Angola mark 30 years of diplomatic relations, our bilateral relationship is deepening with regular senior-level engagements and increasing cooperation on key shared objectives.  Angola is a strategic partner and regional leader, and the U.S.-Angola partnership is critical to advancing our shared goals of economic prosperity, regional security, and increasing energy …

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Press Conference on Oval Office Meeting

The Ambassador’s Opening Statement Press Conference on Oval Office Meeting December 6, 2023   Good morning. Thank you for joining me today for the chance to talk with you all about President Lourenco’s meeting with President Biden last Thursday in the Oval Office. This meeting caps off a truly historic year of engagement and partnership …

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Readout of Meeting Between President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and President João Lourenço of Angola

Readout of Meeting Between President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço of Angola President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met  on November 30 with President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço of Angola at the White House to address opportunities to deepen our relationship, identify areas of future cooperation, and discuss regional and global challenges.  …

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Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço of Angola

President Biden looks forward to welcoming Angolan President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço to the White House on Thursday, November 30.  The leaders will mark 30-years of diplomatic relations and discuss next steps to deepen our bilateral cooperation on trade, investment, climate and energy, and to advance President Biden’s Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGI) …

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U.S. Ambassador Fund for Cultural Preservation

U.S. Embassy to Angola and Sao Tome and Principe announces the of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2024 Grants Program.  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE   U.S. Embassy to Angola and São Tomé and Principe    U.S. Ambassador Fund for Cultural Preservation   FY2024  Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)   U.S. Embassy to Angola and Sao Tome …

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An Opportunity to Deepen Trade and Investment between the United States and Angola

Op-Ed by Ambassador Tulinabo Mushingi   “The United States is all in on Africa.”  President Biden affirmed during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit last December.   The future is Africa.  One example is its youthful population:  The median age on the continent is nineteen.  By 2050, one in four people in the world will be in Africa.  The …

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Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Development of the Lobito Corridor and the Zambia-Lobito Rail Line

The African Development Bank and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) join the United States and the European Union in support of Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zambia to develop the Lobito Corridor and the new Zambia-Lobito rail line by signing a seven-side Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on the margins of the Global Gateway Forum …

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A Partnership of Principle and Progress: Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

Lloyd Austin the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America visited Luanda, Angola to  strength military and security cooperation between the two countries. Bellow the Speech. A Partnership of Principle and Progress: Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III During a Trip to Africa (As Prepared) Sept. 27, 2023As prepared for …

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Angola exports to the USA for the first time through AGOA and with the support of USAID

The Angola company FoodCare Lda sended for the first time a container of Angolan food products to the US. The company benefited from technical assistance provided by the USG through USAID to access the US market for the first time utilizing AGOA preferences. Bellow is the Remarks for Mea Arnold, DCM for US Embassy Luanda, …

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USA and the European Union Supports Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo commitment to Further Develop the Lobito Corridor

Joint Statement from the United States and the European Union on Support for Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s commitment to Further Develop the Lobito Corridor and the U.S.-EU Launch of a Greenfield Rail Line Feasibility Study   Today, on the margins of the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) event at the …

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United States Announces Key Investments During Africa Climate Summit

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 This week, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of Energy, and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) participated in the Africa Climate Summit, which convened leaders, ministers, and civil society representing countries from across Africa in …

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Women’s Equality Day Reception

In honor of Women’s Equality Day, Ambassador Dr. Tulinabo Mushingi met with some of Angola’s female leaders. Ambassador Dr. Tulinabo Mushingi’s Remarks on the reception Thursday, August 24, 2023,   Good Evening and Boa Noite! Mrs. Mushingi and I welcome you to our home this evening. It’s an honor to be surrounded by such a …

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On the Occasion of World Humanitarian Day

PRESS STATEMENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 19, 2023 On World Humanitarian Day, the United States honors the humanitarian aid workers who continue to sacrifice so much to protect and assist the world’s most vulnerable populations.  We commend the bravery and compassion of those who put the welfare of others before their own, and we are grateful for humanitarians …

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Conference on Intellectual Property Rights

Around 135 Angolan creators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and businessmen participated in the second annual conference on Intellectual Property Rights, under the theme “Women and Intellectual Property: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity, which took place at the Palacio de Ferro, July 27.  The Economic Officer at the United States Embassy Mr. Logan Council delivered the opening remarks, noting …

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Embassy in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe celebrated the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

In celebration of the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Embassy in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe hosted a reception for organizations that promote disability awareness and inclusion. Participants from the recent Sports Diplomacy program and disability rights advocacy groups, and the Secretary of State for Sports, Ms. Teresa João …

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Senior Coordinator for Atlantic Cooperation Lapenn’s Travel to Namibia, South Africa, and Angola

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  MEDIA NOTE July 26, 2023  Senior Coordinator for Atlantic Cooperation Lapenn’s Travel to Namibia, South Africa, and Angola Ambassador Jessye Lapenn, Senior Coordinator for Atlantic Cooperation, will travel July 27-August 4 to Windhoek and Walvis Bay, Namibia; Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa; and Luanda, …

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Statement from President Joe Biden Commemorating 30 Years of U.S. Diplomatic Relations with Angola

Today—as we celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Angola—we reflect on the shared values that bind our partnership. And together, we renew our commitment to achieving our shared vision for the world—one that is more peaceful, secure, and democratic for all. Our two countries are working together to achieve that vision. We’ve stepped up to tackle global challenges …

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Ambassador Mushingi’s Remarks for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Pre-Fellowship Orientation

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and a warm welcome to Luanda! I’m pleased to be here to celebrate the 2023 Cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellows. We’re glad to send off 17 talented young people. Please join me in a round of applause for the diversity of this group! You are starting a journey that …

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United States Armed Forces provide $5 million for Angolan military personnel training

Luanda, Angola – April 28, 2023. The Embassy of the United States of America in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe announced the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding for English Language Training, on Friday, April 28, at 9:00 am, at the Ministry of Defense, in Luanda, of the English Language Program in the …

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World Malaria Day: United States and Angola Partner to Defeat Malaria

April 25, 2023 – Luanda, Angola –This past year, the United States and the Republic of Angola worked together to provide malaria services that saved lives and supported thriving communities. Investments in malaria prevention and treatment tools, along with the training and equipping of health workers, advanced Angola’s progress against the disease while strengthening the …

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USAID- Request for Information (RFI)

USAID hereby announces the opening of the Request for Information (RFI) for expressions of interest on supporting HIV-AIDS prevention and treatment services projects. This RFI is a preliminary call to collect written information on supporting HIV/AIDS and integrated health programs in Angola. This RFI is issued solely for information-gathering and planning purposes. This is not …

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U.S. Delegation Announced $6 billion USD in Commitments to Address Threats to Our Ocean, Doubling Last Year’s Pledge

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 3, 2023 At the 2023 Our Ocean Conference in Panama, the U.S. delegation, headed by Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, worked with allies and partners to tackle the climate crisis, combat marine pollution, support sustainable fisheries, establish effective marine protected areas, promote a sustainable blue economy, …

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World Wildlife Day

For Immediate Release March 03, 2023 Luanda, Angola – The United States joins Angola and the global community in celebrating World Wildlife Day on March 3, marking the 50th anniversary of the landmark Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Treaty to protect endangered species. The United States is …

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Black History Month with Screening of Fences

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA Media Note For Immediate Release February 22, 2023 U.S. Embassy Celebrates Black History Month with Screening of FENCES In celebration of Black History Month, the Embassy of the United States of America, in partnership with Generation 80, will screen the film Fences today at 6:00 pm. The film …

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U.S. and Angola Discuss Strengthening of Bilateral Cooperation

US Embassy Public Afairs Section LUANDA, ANGOLA Press Release For Immediate Release February 09, 2023 ————————————————————————————————————- USA AND ANGOLA DISCUSSES STRENGTHENING OF BILATERAL COOPERATION The United State Embassy in Angola announces that the US Special Presidential Coordinator for Global Infrastructure and Energy Security, Amos Hochstein, visited Angola for talks with the Angolan government on a …

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National Human Trafficking Prevention Month 2023

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 19, 2023 Human trafficking is a crime that deprives millions of people of their dignity and freedom. An estimated 27.6 million are currently victims of trafficking worldwide, and, sadly, many of them are often hidden right in front of us. To properly tackle this crime, it will take a commitment from each …

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Vision Statement for the U.S.-Africa Partnership

On the occasion of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., the United States and the African Union, under the leadership of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of Senegal and Chair of the African Union Macky Sall, and African Union Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat, affirm our commitment to reinforce longstanding areas of cooperation …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Angolan Foreign Minister Antonio

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 15, 2022 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Foreign Minister of Angola Tete Antonio yesterday in Washington, D.C. on the margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Deputy Secretary Sherman reiterated the importance the United States places on its relationship with Angola and expressed appreciation …

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Private Sector Partnerships Support the African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum

Private Sector Partnerships Support the African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum Office of the Spokesperson The Department of State’s  Office of Global Partnerships   announces three partnerships with private sector partners to collaborate on the  African and Diaspora Young Leaders Forum  , part of the larger  U.S. Africa Leaders Summit  . These partners, African Diaspora Network, Atlantic Council’s Africa Center, and Netflix are leveraging their expertise to support the Forum’s theme of “Amplifying Voices: Building Partnerships that Last”. The Department of State …

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Secretary Blinken and Secretary Austin’s Meeting with Angolan President Lourenço

Office of the Spokesperson The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met today with President João Lourenço in Washington, D.C. on the margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.  Secretary Blinken and Secretary Austin reiterated the importance the United States places on its …

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Call to End Renewed Violence in Eastern DRC

Ned Price, Department Spokesperson The United States strongly condemns the resumption of fighting by the March 23 Movement (M23) armed group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  The resumption of hostilities since October 20 has caused significant human suffering, including deaths and injuries among civilians and significant numbers of newly displaced persons. The …

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrives in Luanda, Angola

The Lewis B. Puller-class expeditionary sea base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Luanda, Angola for a regularly scheduled port visit, Nov. 2, 2022. During the port visit, Hershel “Woody” Williams will host a reception to continue building relationships with senior Angolan government and military leaders while the crew participates in community service …

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The 2023 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation FY2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Program Objectives: The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 140 countries around the world. Cultural heritage endures as a reminder of the …

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The United States Congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on Elections

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON September 27, 2022 The United States Congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on Elections  The United States congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on its elections. The Santomean people have had the opportunity to have their votes counted and their voices heard in …

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Joint Statement on Atlantic Cooperation

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 We, Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland, Mauritania, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Senegal, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as coastal countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean and members of the community of Atlantic countries, share a commitment to a peaceful, prosperous, …

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Angola Elections – PRESS STATEMENT

Angola Presidential Elections PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 We congratulate President-elect Joao Lourenco on his election as Angola’s next president. We look forward to working with him to strengthen the vital relationship between Angola and the United States. We will continue to collaborate closely with the Angolan government and …

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President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Lourenço

  U.S. Embassy in Luanda President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Angola to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço   September 13, 2022 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço on …

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STATEMENT BY VEDANT PATEL, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON – ANGOLA ELECTIONS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY VEDANT PATEL, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON August 29, 2022 ANGOLA ELECTIONS The United States notes the broad participation of Angolans in the August 24 elections.  We look forward to working together on a path toward a safer, more secure, and prosperous Angola for …

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U.S. Diplomatic Representation for Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe Moves to U.S. Embassy Luanda

  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE August 11, 2022 U.S. Diplomatic Representation for Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe Moves to U.S. Embassy Luanda U.S. Ambassador to Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe Dr. Tulinabo S. Mushingi presented his credentials to President Carlos Vila Nova of …

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Ambassador Mushingi Meets UNITA Party Leader

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA STATEMENT For Immediate Release                                                                       August 17, 2022 Statement after Ambassador’s Meeting with UNITA Leader Mr. Adalberto Costa Júnior The United States has long worked to strengthen democracies and advance respect for human rights around the world.  To that aim, the Ambassador is meeting with each …

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Ambassador Mushingi Meets MPLA Party

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA STATEMENT ——————————————————————————————————— For Immediate Release                                                                       August 16, 2022 Statement after Ambassador’s Meeting with MPLA Political Bureau Secretary for International Relations Mr. Manuel Augusto The United States has long worked to strengthen democracies and advance respect for human rights around the world.  To that aim, the …

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Ambassador Mushingi Meets FNLA Party Leader

  U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA STATEMENT ——————————————————————————————————— For Immediate Release                                                                       August 15, 2022 Statement after Ambassador’s Meeting with National Liberation Front of Angola (FNLA) Party President Dr. Nimi a Simbi   The United States has long worked to strengthen democracies and advance respect for human rights around the world.  …

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Statement on Ambassador Mushingi’s Meetings with Angolan Leadership

U.S. EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA For Immediate Release July 27, 2022 Statement on Ambassador Mushingi’s Meetings with Angolan Leadership   U.S. Ambassador Tulinabo Mushingi met with Angolan President Joao Lourenco on July 26, 2022, to discuss a range of issues of mutual interest including the promotion of regional security, economic prosperity, and ongoing …

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Statement by President Biden on the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

BRIEFING ROOM Statement by President Biden on the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit JULY 20, 2022• SPEECHES AND REMARKS I look forward to hosting leaders from across the African continent in Washington, DC on December 13-15, 2022, for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.  The Summit will demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to Africa, and will underscore the importance of U.S.-Africa relations and increased cooperation …

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Participants Selected for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Angola is proud to announce that twelve (12) participants from Angola and three (3) participants from São Tomé and Principe have been selected to participate in the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Launched in 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Angolan Minister of State Chief Furtado

On May 5, 2022 Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with Angolan Minister of State Chief Francisco Furtado in Luanda. Deputy Secretary Sherman and Angolan Minister of State Chief Furtado discussed the growing bilateral security relationship between the United States and Angola, as well as opportunities to deepen regional and multilateral cooperation

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Angolan President Lourenço

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met today with Angolan President João Lourenço in Luanda. Deputy Secretary Sherman and President Lourenço discussed deepening our strong bilateral relationship and the importance of bolstering trade and investment and promoting progress on economic reforms and anti-corruption initiatives. They addressed our work together to confront the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Angolan Foreign Minister Antonio

On May 5, The Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with Angolan Foreign Minister Tete Antonio in Luanda. Deputy Secretary Sherman and Foreign Minister Antonio discussed the strong and deepening partnership between the United States and Angola. They discussed areas of shared interest, including trade, investment, health security, the climate crisis, and good …

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2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Angola

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Angola is a constitutional republic. In August 2017 the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola party won presidential and legislative elections with 61 percent of the vote. The ruling party’s presidential candidate Joao Lourenco took the oath of office for a five-year term in September 2017, and the party retained a …

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The Empowerment, Leadership, & Access- ELA Program Empowers Angolan Female Entrepreneurs

U.S. Embassy Luanda partnered with the Kianda Hub for the six-month Empowerment, Leadership, & Access or ELA Program. The program focused on young female entrepreneurs to provide them with the digital and financial tools needed for resilience and profitability during the challenges of the small business environment in Angola during the COVID-19 pandemic. 20 microbusiness …

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Under Secretary of the Treasury Brian Nelson’s Visit to Angola

LUANDA — Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian Nelson traveled to Luanda, Angola from March 13-15 to discuss ways to strengthen the bilateral partnership, encourage economic growth and attract American investors, and encourage further leadership in the fight against corruption in Angola, the region, and across the African continent. While in Luanda, he met …

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2022 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program Open for Applications

The Embassy of the United States in Angola welcomes applications for the 2022 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) . PAYLP is designed to provide secondary school youth (ages 15-18) and adult educators the opportunity to explore themes such as entrepreneurship, civic education, youth leadership, economic development, and respect for diversity. Approximately 50 youth and adult participants from across Africa will attend …

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Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2022 (AEIF 2022)

The Embassy of the United States in Angola announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2022 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2022). We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that meet all program eligibility requirements outlined in the funding …

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U.S. Government Announces new Donation from ExxonMobil Foundation to Reduce HIV in Angola

Luanda, Angola – The United States Government announced today a $100,000 grant from ExxonMobil Foundation to support U.S.-Angolan partnership efforts to reduce HIV in Angola. The grant through the Support and Education II (RISE) project is implemented by mothers to mothers (m2m) and supports the existing partnership with the U.S. Embassy, aligned with the First …

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USG SHARES ADDITIONAL 464,090 DOSES OF PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE WITH ANGOLA

US EMBASSY PUBLIC DIPLOMACY SECTION LUANDA, ANGOLA PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release September 26, 2021 USG SHARES ADDITIONAL 464,090 DOSES OF PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE WITH ANGOLA The Embassy of the United States in Luanda, Angola, is pleased to announce the arrival of 464,090 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine that the U.S is sharing with …

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The U.S. Embassy in Luanda celebrates the Pride month with an facebook live Program called “You are Included”

The U.S. Embassy in Luanda celebrates the Pride month with an facebook live Program called “You are Included.” This online event will take place on Monday, June 28, 2021. The global theme for Pride Month 2021 is “You are Included.” and the U.S. Embassy in Angola  will celebrate this with a Facebook live event featuring …

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U.S. military officers conducted an official visit to the Angolan Army Academy in Lobito, Benguela Province

A delegation of U.S. military officers conducted an official visit to the Angolan Army Academy in Lobito, Benguela Province.  The delegation was composed of the U.S. Defense Attaché, the Air Attaché, and the Head of the Office of Military Cooperation.  The delegation was received by Lieutenant General José Alberto Veiga, the Commandant of the Angola Army …

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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Washington, D.C. January 20, 2021 11:52 AM EST   THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the …

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U.S. Government Contributes toward Coronavirus COVID-19 Response in Angola

May 12, 2020 U.S. Government Contributes toward Coronavirus COVID-19 Response in Angola Luanda, Angola – The United States Government has committed more than $3.5 million to support the Government of Angola’s response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The U.S. Ambassador to Angola, Nina Maria Fite, shares that “with an annual investment of more than 30 …

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HEALTH ALERT: U.S. Embassy, Luanda (March 30, 2020)

Location:  Angola (countrywide) Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Luanda is able to offer interested parties seats on an Ethiopian Airlines flight leaving Luanda for Addis Ababa and continuing on to Washington, D.C. The flight is expected to leave on Sunday, April 5 at 1:30p.m., with a connection to Dulles International Airport leaving that same day at …

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USAID Strengthens Angolan Government and Civil Society’s Budget Management Expertise

During the week of September 30 – October 3, Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC) conducted a successful workshop in Luanda, Angola, with 32 representatives from the Angolan Parliament, the National Court of Accounts, the Ministry of Finance and the Civil Society Organization (CSO) Group for Budget Participation.  The activity is part of USAID/Southern Africa’s Strengthening …

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The Deputy Secretary of State’s U.S. Africa Strategy Speech at Trade and Investment Luncheon Luanda, Angola

THE DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE’S U.S. AFRICA STRATEGY SPEECH AT TRADE AND INVESTMENT LUNCHEON LUANDA, ANGOLA Good afternoon everyone, and thank you all for the warm welcome and for joining me here today.  This is my first visit to your beautiful country, and it is truly a pleasure to be here in Angola. Today, I …

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Consular Services Unchanged

At this time, the U.S. Embassy in Angola will continue to provide routine and emergency consular services during the lapse in appropriations resulting in a partial federal government shutdown. If you are scheduled for passport, visa, or other consular services please keep your appointment. For any questions about visa services , call +244-225-000-050 or visit …

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Angola’s General Elections

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ______________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                                                                                        September 7, 2017 STATEMENT BY SPOKESPERSON HEATHER NAUERT Angola’s General Elections The United States congratulates the people of Angola for exercising their democratic right to vote in the August 23 historic national elections.  We look forward to working with President-elect João …

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U.S. Embassy and ExxonMobil commemorate World Malaria Day by encouraging local private businesses to join the fight against mosquito borne illnesses

The United States Embassy and the ExxonMobil Foundation announced today, as part of World Malaria Day activities, a partnership towards the fight against malaria, and other mosquito-borne illnesses, in Angola. This public-private partnership, by ExxonMobil and being implemented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), benefits communities across Angola with a focus on the …

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FSVC supporting Angolan CSO on Public Budget Management

The Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC), with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is implementing a program to help the Government of the Republic of Angola (GRA) improve the management of public financial resources. As Angola is now experiencing a difficult financial period due to the international drop of oil prices and …

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500 Angolan Women Receive Literacy Diplomas

On August 7, 2015, more than 500 Angolan women in Ndalatando, Kwanza Norte Province, received their diplomas for participating in a two-year USAID-funded literacy course, provided through the Basic Education – Triumphant Women and Youth Project.  This ongoing project, implemented by Alfalit Angola, aims to provide literacy training to 9,000 Angolans, including women in Luanda, …

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The Lions@Africa challenges

Have you thought about creating a project that would improve the lives of Africans through innovation and entrepreneurship as well as joining prestigious companies such as Microsoft, Nokia, Demo, Business Action in the process? Here’s the opportunity! The Lions@Africa challenges private companies and public to create projects aimed at improving the welfare of the people …

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USAID Angola launched a communication campaign to promote the use of mosquito nets in the province of Bié

“I am a mother. I protect my Baby” USAID  in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Programe (NMCP) and the Provincial Health Department  (DPS) of Bié province, held the official launch of a communication campaign to promote the use of mosquito nets on July 17. The launching ceremony took place at the Polytechnic Institute of …

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U.S Government will support the Government of the Republic of Angola in conducting the 2015 Demographic Health Survey (DHS)

The United States Government (USG) will support the Government of the Republic of Angola in conducting the 2015 Demographic Health Survey (DHS) . The DHS will obtain updated information on fertility rates, maternal and reproductive health indicators, child mortality rates, HIV/AIDS prevalence rates, and malaria and anemia indicators. This partnership involves the Ministry of Planning …

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U.S. Embassy Angola Shares with Academic Community of Uige

As part of its national education and media outreach program, Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy in Angola is carrying out several activities to promote education in the United States. On Monday, June 1, Public Affairs Officer Jeffrey Lodermeier spoke to two different academic audiences in northern Uige province to address two issues of …

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U.S. Embassy Leads Delegation to Offshore Technology Conference in Houston

U.S. Embassy Commercial Officer Julia Rauner and Commercial Specialist Clemencia Yola led an eight company Angolan delegation of petroleum service/equipment suppliers and operators to the world’s largest offshore petroleum conference and trade fair, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston May 4-7, 2015.    As part of a global U.S. Department of Commerce program at OTC, the …

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Educational Opportunity

The Public Affairs section trained representatives from seven Mediateca centers to be Resident Education USA Advisors in partnership with REAC South Africa, Clara Priester and with support from the Department of State’s R Fund for Innovation. The two-day training exposed participants to every aspect of study in the United States including the U.S. education system, …

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Angola’s National Institute of Statistics (INE) Will Launch the First Demographic Health Survey

Angola’s National Institute of Statistics (INE) will launch the first demographic health survey in May 2015. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is collaborating with INE and the Ministry of Health to design and implement the Inquerito de Indicadores Multiplos e de Saude (IIMS) population-based on survey that will be providing quality information …

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U.S. Ambassador visits Huambo Province

U.S. Ambassador, Helen La Lime, visited Huambo Province February 25 – 28 to meet with Angolan provincial officials, assess the impact of and the transition plans for the Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) portfolios, and evaluate opportunities for U.S. government engagement in the agriculture sector. The …

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United States Supports Development of Solar Electricity in Rural Regions of Angola

The Embassy of United State in Luanda organized a week-long training on the photovoltaic energy sector, in collaboration with Ministry of Energy and Water. On February 23, at the electricity professional training center, Hoji-Ya-Henda, an open ceremony chaired by the Minister of Energy and Water, Joao Baptist Borges, and the Ambassador Helen La Lime was …

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State’s Jacobson at Senate Hearing on U.S. Policy Changes in Cuba

Testimony of Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba Thank you for the opportunity to testify today on our new approach to U.S.-Cuba policy. I know many of you have a …

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Ambassador Visits Cabinda

Ambassador Helen La Lime made a three-day visit to Cabinda province to become familiar with business opportunities in the province. During her visit, the ambassador met with Governor Aldina da Lomba Catembo, visited numerous projects, including the planned deep water port (in photo) that will open the province to increased regional and international trade.  She …

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The Tenth Annual International Congress of Angolan Physicians in Luanda

During the Tenth Annual International Congress of Angolan Physicians in Luanda on January 26 and 27, the Minister of Health, José Van-Dunem, announced that Angola remained a polio-free nation in 2014.  Due to robust national campaigns and routine immunization days, the country exceeded an 80% child immunization rate.    The Minister also declared that maternal …

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Agreement between U.S. Embassy and Rede de Mediatecas

U.S. Ambassador to Angola and the Secretary of State for Information Technology of Angola, Pedro Sebastião Teta,, signed on Friday, January 16, a Cooperation Protocol to provide the U.S. Embassy and Mediateca opportunities to promote partnership and formalize tangible cooperation under the rubric of our Education Diplomacy dialogue. The event that took place at the …

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Joint Statement U.S.- Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue

On December 17, 2014, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Angola, Georges Chikoti, made an official visit to the United States. During the visit, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Chikoti co-chaired a session of the U.S.-Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue. During the meeting the two delegations recognized the significant achievements in …

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Alumni Town Hall

The Public Affairs Section, in cooperation with the Angola Fulbright Alumni Association, hosted an town hall for all Embassy Luanda exchange program alumni.  The energetic group of alumni included a 1998 IVLP alumnus and a Fulbright alumnus who returned to Angola last week, as well as YALI Washington Fellows set to depart for the United …

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