Ambassador Gilmour Remarks on Social Enterprise Conference May 11, 2018 

Ambassador Gilmour Remarks Social Enterprise Conference May 11, 2018 Ecobank Conference Center   Ministers CEO of Ecobank Heads of industry and business Honored guests Ladies and gentlemen It has become almost a cliché to say that we are living in a time of unprecedented challenges. Climate change, rising economic inequality and mass migration are just ...
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Ambassador David Gilmour remarks at the comic book launch event at the Canal Olympia Cinema

Ambassador Remarks Comic Book Launch Event Canal Olympia Cinema February 16, 2018, 1600 – 2000 Madame the Minister of Social Action Monsieur the Minister of Communication Monsieur the representative of Minister of Security Monsieur the director of Canal Olympia Cinema Monsieur the traditional chief of Hanoukopé Madame the director of RELUTET Messiers the directors of AGO ...
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Ambassador speech on Launch of Mo-Lab at Lycée Tokoin

Remarks for AMB Launch of Mo-Lab Lycée Tokoin, Lome February 8, 2018 Excellence, the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Monsieur, the Regional Director of Education for Lome Monsieur the Director of Lycée Tokoin Dear teachers Dear students Good afternoon.  It is a real pleasure to be here with you today. Today’s event is a ...
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Martin Luther King’s Road Show : Ambassador Gilmour’s remarks at the launching reception

Ambassador Remarks Martin Luther King Exhibit & Concert January 24, 2018, 1830 – 2030 Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen Good evening. It is a great honor for me to welcome you to my residence, and I am very happy to see such a large number of friends from all sectors of Togolese society in the ...
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Ambassador Gilmour remarks at women peace builders workshop in Sokode

      Ambassador Remarks Opening Ceremony Workshop: Women’s Role in Building Peace & Security Hotel Centrale, Sokode Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017 Monsieur the Prefect Monsieur the Mayor Monsieur the Spirtual Chief Monsieur the Imam of Sokode Representatives of the different political parties Leaders of civil society organizations Dear participants Members of the community Honored ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour at Alaffia Building Inauguration in Baguida

Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour Inauguration of the Alaffia Building in Baguida December 19, 2017 Madame the Minister of Grassroots Development Monsieur the Secretary General of the Cabinet Mister Tchala, the founder of Alaffia Honored guests Ladies and gentlemen It is my great pleasure to be with you today for the inauguration of Alaffia’s new ...
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Opening remarks by Mr. Michael DeTar, Deputy Chief of Mission on Exchange on professional coverage of street events and political news

Embassy of the United States of America, Lomé Public Affairs Section Exchange on professional coverage of street events and political news Date: December 18 – 20, 2017 Opening remarks by Mr. Michael DeTar, Deputy Chief of Mission  Madam and Mr. Moderators, Ladies and gentlemen, Dear colleagues, It is a pleasure for me to address you ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour on Self Help Fund Signing Ceremony

Ambassador’s Remarks Signing Ceremony for Self Help Fund MPR, Dec. 12, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen Let me begin by saying welcome to the U.S. Embassy! I know some of you traveled quite long distances to get here, so thank you for coming. It is a real pleasure to be with ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour on technology, entertainment and design Conference

Ambassador Opening Remarks TEDx Tokoin Conference ETI Conference Center December 2, 2017 @ 1500 Monsieur the Minister Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen It is a great pleasure for me to be with you to participate in the opening ceremony of this important conference. If you have ever seen a “TED Talk,” you know that there ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour on Global Fund Ceremony

Ambassador’s Remarks Global Fund Ceremony November 30, 2017 Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen I am honored to join you today to celebrate the signing of three new grant agreements of the Global Fund to fight HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.  Today is an occasion to highlight the tremendous record of success that the Global Fund has ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour on Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs of Togo Forum – FOJEA 2017

Launching Ceremony Forum of Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs of Togo – FOJEA 2017 Monday, November 27, 2017 Bagbe Monsieur the Minister of Agriculture, Monsieur the Prefet Members of the Global Alumni Association of Togo Young entrepreneurs Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. It is a great pleasure to be with you today for the launching ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour at the official opening of the renovated American Corner, University of Lomé

Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour Opening of the new American Corner Building at the University of Lomé November 8, 2017 Madam the Vice-President of the University of Lomé Distinguished faculty Dear students Honored guests Ladies and gentlemen I am delighted to join you for this wonderful occasion. Allow me to offer some very important thanks ...
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Ambassador Opening Remarks 2nd Diaspora Video Conference

Ambassador Opening Remarks 2nd Diaspora Video Conference July 18, 2017 Hello and thank you for joining us. I want to begin by reiterating my gratitude and appreciation to the Togolese diaspora in the U.S. for the tremendous contributions you have made to the development of Togo up to now. This is our second video conference ...
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Ambassador Gilmour’s remarks on closing ceremony: AGOA Forum 2017

Ambassador Gilmour Remarks Closing Ceremony, AGOA Forum 2017 Thursday, Aug. 10 at 4 PM in the main pavilion tent Good afternoon, Let me begin by saying thank you to all our distinguished guests – the African Ministers and officials who have traveled from across the continent to be here, my U.S. Government colleagues, and our ...
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Remarks for Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony

Remarks for Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony Chief of Mission Residence, August 18, 2017 Mr Robert DUSSEY, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Inter-african Integration Mr Komi Paalamwe TCHAKPELE Minister of Primary, Secondary Education and Professional Training Col Agadazi, OURO-KOURA Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Water Mrs Victoire Sidemeho TOMEGAH-DOGBE, Minister (and Presient’s Director of Cabinet) of ...
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Remarks at Alumni Reception

Remarks at Alumni Reception September 29, 2017 Madame the Minister of Commerce Madame the Minister of Grassroots Development Madame the Representative of UNDP in Togo Members of the alumni network Honored guests Colleagues Friends It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to my home tonight. This is the second time I have hosted ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour at Inauguration of the Alaffia Building in Baguida

Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour Inauguration of the Alaffia Building in Baguida October 10, 2017 Madame the Minister of Grassroots Development Monsieur the Secretary General of the Cabinet Mister Tchala, the founder of Alaffia Honored guests Ladies and gentlemen It is my great pleasure to be with you today for the inauguration of Alaffia’s new ...
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Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour’s at the opening of the American Space of the University of Kara

Remarks by Ambassador David Gilmour Opening of the new American Corner Building at the University of Kara October 12, 2017 Monsieur the Prefet of Kozah Monsieur the President of the University of Lome Distinguished faculty Dear students Honored guests Ladies and gentlemen I am delighted to join you for this wonderful occasion. I would like ...
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Ambassador Gilmour’s Remarks at the 2017 Independence Day Celebration

Remarks July 4 celebration 2017 (protocol opening) Good evening and thank you for joining us to celebrate the 241st anniversary of the independence of the United States of America. We are privileged to celebrate here tonight in the beautiful Radisson Blu, thanks to the very generous financial support of several private sector donors: American companies, ...
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Remarks Olympio exhibition vernissage

It is a great honor for me to be with you today to open this exhibition of historic images and documents about the visit of President Sylvanus Olympio to the United States. I discovered these images and documents in 2015 before my arrival in Lome, when I was preparing to take my post as ambassador.  ...
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Launch Ceremony of the Dindji Project in Togo

/Salutations/ Good morning. I am honored to represent the people of the United States of America to officially launch a very important health initiative for West Africa called the Dindji (deen-JI) Project. The word “dindji” signifies “border” in Mina. This relates directly to the project’s core goal: zero new infections, zero AIDS-related deaths, and zero ...
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Remarks Independence Day Celebration 2016

(Protocol opening) Good evening and thank you for joining us to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America. We are delighted to be together in this beautiful venue at the new Hotel Radisson 2 Fevrier. We are here thanks to the very generous financial support of several private sector ...
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Ceremony of the Donation of Medical and Laboratory Equipment to the Health Services of the Armed Forces of Togo

REMARKS OF DAVID GILMOUR, AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO TOGO ON THE OCCASION OF THE CEREMONY OF THE DONATION OF MEDICAL AND LABORATORY EQUIPMENT TO THE HEALTH SERVICES OF THE ARMED FORCES OF TOGO LOCATION: TRAINING CENTER, PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS (CEOMP) • Mr. Brigadier General, General Chief of Staff, Togolese Armed Forces, • ...
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Fourth of July

Usual salutations. I would like to thank all present for coming to the American Residence this evening to celebrate with us the 239 times our planet has circled the sun since the day the United State of America declared its independence on July 4, 1776, minus two days. I promise that my discourse will be ...
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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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American International School of Lome

Commencement Remarks Ambassador Whitehead American International School of Lome Commencement Thursday, June 11, 2015, 07:10 p.m. Sarakawa Hotel Director Afokpa, members of the School Board, teachers, honored guests, parents, and graduating class of twenty-fifteen, Good evening. Way back in the year 1932, United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave a commencement speech at Ogelthorpe University ...
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Atome School Inauguration

NAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL BUILDING AT ATOME, OGOU PREFECTURE, PLATEAU REGION THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015 9:00AM ———— ROBERT E. WHITEHEAD AMBASSADOR EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO TOGO ************************** Préfet de l’Ogou, Mr. Alagbé Baedjin ; Directeur Régional de l’Enseignement ; Inspecteur de l’Ogou ; Minister Amadou ; Honorable Boukpessi ...
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INL FPU Closing Ceremony Building Blocks

BUILDING BLOCKS FOR BRIEF REMARKS INL FPU Closing/Graduation Ceremony at CEOMP April 10th, 2015, 08:30 am Good morning and welcome to this graduation ceremony for the XXX. It is an honor for me to be here with you once more, this time to take part today. The program you just completed was developed by the ...
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Open Skies Agreement

DRAFT REMARKS FOR AMBASSADOR WHITEHEAD OPEN SKIES AGREEMENT SIGNING CEREMONY MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND COOPERATION LOME – APRIL 2, 2015 /Salutations/ I am delighted to be here today to conclude the Open Skies Air Transport Agreement between the governments of the United States and Togo. The signing of the final agreement today marks the ...
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Esperance Hospital Dedication

SPEECH OF HIS EXCELLENCY ROBERT WHITEHEAD, AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO TOGO AT THE DEDICATION CEREMONY OF THE ABWE HOSPITAL ESPERANCE AT MANGO, OTI PRÉFECTURE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015 AT 10:00AM ************************** MR. PREFECT OF OTI HONORABLE MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TOGO HEALTH OFFICIALS, TRADITIONAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS, ...
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Agbave Health Clinic Inauguration

SPEECH OF HIS EXCELLENCY ROBERT WHITEHEAD, AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO TOGO AT THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE NEW HEALTH CLINIC AT AGBAVÉ, AGOU PRÉFECTURE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 9:00AM ************************** MR. PREFECT OF AGOU HONORABLE HEALTH OFFICIALS, TRADITIONAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS, MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY OF AGBAVÉ HONORED GUESTS, Good morning. ...
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Counter Narcotics Workshop

SPEECH OF HIS EXCELLENCY ROBERT WHITEHEAD, AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO TOGO AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF A WORKSHOP CONCERNING THE INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF NARCOTICS CASES IN TOGO AT THE U.S. EMBASSY, LOMÉ, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015 MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 09:00AM EXCELLENCE MR MINISTER OF JUSTICE HONORABLE MAGISTRATES MEMBERS OF THE POLICE ...
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