Secretary Kerry meets with young students at the Salman mosque during his historic visit to Djibouti.
Secretary Kerry leaves the Salman mosque, escorted by Djiboutian Minister Aden and Minister Youssouf.
Secretary Kerry shares a laugh with his counterpart, Foreign Minister Youssouf, during his first visit to Djibouti.
Embassy children get up close with Secretary Kerry during his town hall event.
In a chat with Camp Lemonnier’s troops, Secretary Kerry underscored the importance of their commitment to regional stability.
U.S. and Djibouti Launch Binational Forum of Cooperation
On February 25 and 26, in Washington, DC, senior officials of the United States and the Republic of Djibouti Governments met to launch the inaugural U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum, a key outcome of the historic May 5, 2014, White House meeting between U.S. President Obama and Djiboutian President Guelleh. Deputy Secretary Blinken welcomed the Djiboutian delegation and opened the Binational Forum. The senior-level delegations addressed a range
Of important issues including security cooperation, economic development, energy exploration, and education. see more..
Mandela Washington Fellowship Application Information
The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative. President Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa.
U.S. AFRICA LEADERS SUMMIT
President Obama will welcome leaders from across the African continent to our nation’s capital for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit August 4-6, 2014, as a demonstration of our deep partnership with and commitment to the region. Building on the progress made since the President’s trip to Africa last summer, this Summit will strengthen ties between the United States and African nations on individual and regional levels. The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit is an unprecedented opportunity to highlight the depth and breadth of the United States’ commitment to the African continent, advance our shared priorities, and enable discussion of concrete ideas to deepen the partnership. At its core, this Summit is about fostering stronger ties between the United States and Africa.
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Secretary Clinton: "Good morning everyone. Thank you. Thank you so much. Oh, it is absolutely a pleasure to see all of you here today and I’ve been getting reports about the conference, and I am so excited to join you today to talk about what we are focused on here at this Summit on Women and the Economy."
Many U.S. citizens evacuating from Yemen have arrived in Djibouti. It is a top priority of our team to assist these U.S. citizens and their families. The information below provides important information to U.S. citizens seeking to depart Yemen, and to those who have arrived into Djibouti. If you arrived more than 24 hours ago and are trying to make an appointment for immigrant visa-related inquiries. Read More >>