Ambassador Gilmour Remarks Opening Ceremony G.L.O.B.E. Regional Meeting June 4, 2018 

Ambassador Gilmour Remarks Opening Ceremony G.L.O.B.E. Regional Meeting June 4, 2018 American Corner, University of Lome   Monsieur the Minister of the Environment Monsieur the Minister of Health Monsieur the Minister of Education Monsieur the Coordinator of the GLOBE Program Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen It is a great pleasure for me to be with ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Meets Togo’s Foreign Minister in Washington D.C.

During their discussion, the two men discussed the preparations for the annual AGOA (African Growth and Opportunity Act) Forum which will take place in Lome from Aug. 8-10, and the progress of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) program in Togo. There was also talk of the first Africa-Israel Summit in Lome in October. An event ...
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Mandela Washington Fellows Press Conference

The Embassy officially presented the twelve young Togolese who will participate in the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship at a June 9 press conference.  The “Fellows” answered questions from the press about their six-week study program at a variety of universities in the United States.  In addition, they will participate in a summit with President Obama ...
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World Press Freedom Day: Togolese Journalists partake in Global Teleconference

On May 3, World Press Freedom Day, the Embassy’s Public Affairs Section hosted nine Togolese journalists, where they joined counterparts from around the round in chatting with Glenn Kessler, a seasoned investigative journalist, businessman and Washington Post fact-checker columnist, on issues of journalistic integrity, media sustainability and media credibility.  The debate provided a forum for ...
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Welcome Reception for Ambassador Gilmour

Ambassador David Gilmour Remarks at Welcome Reception, Lome January 20, 2016  Welcome to the American residence, we are delighted to have you with us this evening.  Let me begin by wishing you a very happy new year, and best wishes for prosperity and health for you and your families in the year ahead. I feel ...
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President Obama at the First Session of COP21

Remarks by President Obama at the First Session of COP21 Le Bourget Paris, France PRESIDENT OBAMA:  President Hollande, Mr. Secretary General, fellow leaders. We have come to Paris to show our resolve. We offer our condolences to the people of France for the barbaric attacks on this beautiful city. We stand united in solidarity not ...
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Secretary Kerry on World AIDS Day 2015

On World AIDS Day, we recognize the millions of people impacted by HIV/AIDS – the lives lost and the families forever torn apart by this disease. We also acknowledge the heroic and life-saving work of partners from governments, the private sector, civil society, and faith-based organizations across the world.  I have been involved in the ...
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United States Congratulates Burkina Faso on Peaceful Election

A message from Secretary of State John Kerry: I congratulate the people of Burkina Faso on holding peaceful and orderly presidential and legislative elections this week. Over the past two years the Burkinabe people have repeatedly demonstrated their strong commitment to democracy in the face of adversity, and shown that legitimate leadership requires public accountability. ...
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Mandela Washington Fellowship: Togo’s selected Candidates presented to Media

The Public Affairs Officer introduced the six Togolese fellows to journalists before their departure scheduled for June 18. The fellows answered several questions related to their trip, their professional training in the U.S. and goals they wish to achieve. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young ...
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West African Ambassador’s Fund English

REMARKS BY DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY BISA WILLIAMS CHECK HANDOVER CEREMONY TO WEST AFRICAN AMBASSADOR’S FUND GRANTEES U.S. EMBASSY MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM WEDNESDAY JUNE 24, 2015 AT 9:00 A.M. ************************** /Salutations/ Good morning. Thank you, Ambassador Whitehead, for inviting me to be a part of this very special ceremony. I am honored to represent the people of ...
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