Ambassador’s Remarks Signing Ceremony of 2018 TAFT Refugee Grant JRS Refugee Center in Viana Municipality, Luanda October 30, 2018, 10:00 am

Ambassador’s Remarks Signing Ceremony of 2018 TAFT Refugee Grant JRS Refugee Center in Viana Municipality, Luanda October 30, 2018, 10:00 am   Good Morning Everyone, I am pleased to be here today at the Viana Refugee Center for the signing ceremony of the grant agreement between the U.S. Embassy and the Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS).  ...
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THE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND UNITEL PARTNER TO COMBAT MALARIA IN ANGOLA

EMBAIXADA DOS E.U.A. SERVIÇO DE IMPRENSA, CULTURA E EDUCAÇÃO LUANDA, ANGOLA   PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                      November 7, 2017   THE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND UNITEL PARTNER TO COMBAT MALARIA IN ANGOLA The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNITEL have entered a partnership agreement to optimize malaria prevention and control efforts. ...
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U.S. GOVERNMENT JOINS GOVERNMENT OF ANGOLA TO LAUNCH THE DEMOGRAPHIC HEALTH SURVEY FINAL REPORT

Luanda – The U.S. Government through the Agency for International Development (USAID) joined the Angolan National Institute of Statistics (INE) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) to release the final report of the “Inquérito de Indicadores Múltiplos e de Saúde,” or IIMS.  IIMS is a health survey which provides provincial-level data to help improve decision-making ...
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF U.S. GOVERNMENT HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE FOR THE REFUGEE RESPONSE IN NORTHERN ANGOLA

The United States is contributing $13.9 million to provide emergency assistance to refugees fleeing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Angola.  This support consists of funding for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the UN World Food Program (WFP) to deliver life-saving food, clean water, health ...
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U.S. Supports Angola to End Malaria for Good as Report Showcases Progress and Outlines Challenges

Luanda, Angola, –  The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its eleventh annual report, documenting progress across its programs. Angola has reduced all-cause mortality among children under five by 42 percent as a ...
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Former NBA and WNBA Players Visit Angola to Motivate Young People to Overcome Challenges through Sports

Luanda, Angola – The United States and the Republic of Angola welcomed the visit to Luanda of two former National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) athletes as a part of the U.S. Sport Envoy Program. From August 26-29, Mr. Jason Collins (NBA) and Ms. Jenn Lacy (WNBA) carried out various philanthropic ...
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U.S. Government Helps Angola Give Back Landmine Cleared Lands to the Community

On June 25th, 2016, U.S. Embassy in Angola’s Deputy Chief of Mission, Constance Arvis, paid a visit to Moxico Province along with the Willem Aalmans, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Angola, and Dennis Hadrick, U.S. Department of State Weapons Removal and Abatement Program Manager, to verify the cleared minefield around Lucusse municipaility. Together they visited ...
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U.S. Embassy Luanda Celebrates African Day

On June 3, 2016, the local staff of the U.S. Embassy hosted the entire community at a celebration of Africa Day, an annual commemoration of the precursor to the African Union, the Organization of African Unity. U.S. Ambassador La Lime and other high-level staff mingled, broke bread, and considered the many achievements of the continent ...
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Concerns Regarding Sentencing of Angolan Activists

The United States believes the harsh sentences levied this week by an Angolan court against the Angola 15+2 activists threaten the exercise of freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly. Both freedoms are enshrined in the Angolan Constitution, protected under Angola’s international human rights obligations, and are core values of any strong and functioning democracy. We ...
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U.S. EXIM Bank Facilitates U.S.-Angola Trade

Rick Angiuoni, Director of Global Business Development for Africa, Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM Bank), will meet with leading Angolan commercial banks and Angolan Government officials to discuss EXIM Bank programs. EXIM Bank offers financing mechanisms to support trade between the U.S. and foreign countries, including Angola. Through EXIM Bank, the U.S. Government works ...
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Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman Visits to Discuss Strengthening Peacekeeping Cooperation between UN and AU on the Continent

The Embassy of the United States of America has the pleasure to announce that on September 10, 2015, Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman will visit Angola. Ambassador Lyman was appointed on August 24 to advance the development of a new partnership between the United Nations and Africa Union. This initiative seeks to improve collaboration between 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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American English Experience Minicamp

On December 17, the Embassy hosted the American English Experience Minicamp. A professional and educational event for high school students from Huila, Huambo, Benguela and Luanda provinces. It was part of a short-term scholarship of the American English Experience, a camp that offered Angolan students interactive opportunities for learning English language that took place last ...
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World AIDS Day

Your Excellency Minister of Health, José Van-Duném Your Excellency Vice Governor of Luanda, Juvelina Imperial Distinguished members of ANASO Distinguished members of the international community Guests March participants It is a honor with you today at this World Aids Day march in Angola. The U.S. Embassy works shoulder-to-shoulder with the Ministry of Health to support ...
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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

As part of the “16 Days of Activism” campaign against gender violence, the U.S. Embassy received six local activists from FOJASIDA and UCF, two Angolan community organizations. USAID Mission Director Jason Fraser and PEPFAR Coordinator Regina Parham welcomed the group who gave a presentation to approximately 25 Mission staff. FOJASIDA and UCF, with support from ...
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Fight against HIV/AIDS: Zero is our Goal

The U.S. Embassy in Angola is pleased to announce that our community, led by Ambassador Helena La Lime, will again take part in the annual World AIDS Day March. The march, organized by Angola’s Network of Aids Services Organizations (ANASO) and the National AIDS Institute (INLS), will take place on Saturday November 29, in Luanda ...
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Registration for the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) at U.S. Embassy Luanda

U.S. Embassy Luanda will host two offerings of the FSOT early this October. U.S. Citizens who are interested in taking the Foreign Service Officer Test should visit http://www.careers.state.gov to get information on the exam and register for the test. The website also has information on the many different career opportunities with the Department of State. The ...
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Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund

The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the opening of the public competition for access to the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund, which aims to provide funding to cover activities of organizations working in community development projects. Every year, the Embassy considers supporting projects for community development. The Embassy selects the ...
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Kerry’s Press Availability in Luanda, Angola

Secretary Kerry: Good morning, everybody. President Dos Santos and I had a very constructive conversation today. We discussed a broad array of the issues concerning not just the bilateral relationship, but also concerning regional and broader security issues and challenges of the region. I want to emphasize that Angola is a very important partner in ...
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