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Embassy Launches Countering Fake News Workshop

On Aug. 8 Ambassador Gilmour officially opened a three-day workshop for Togolese journalists on countering fake news. Twenty-five prominent journalists from throughout Togo attended the workshop, which will provide a global look at the fake news phenomenon, and provide concrete strategies to help journalists discern real from fake news. The workshops were led by journalists ...
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Ambassador Gilmour’s remarks at opening ceremony of countering Fake News workshop

Ambassador Gilmour Remarks at Opening Ceremony of Countering Fake News Workshop Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Monsieur the Minister of Communication Dear members of the press Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen I am pleased to be with you this morning for the opening of this important workshop. The subject of this workshop is misinformation – commonly ...
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Doing Good by Doing Well

A high-powered delegation of executives from the supermarket chain Whole Foods Market visited Togo from July 30-Aug. 2 to explore ways to boost exports of organic products from Togo to the United States. Whole Foods Vice President Don Clark met with Togolese Prime Minister Komi Selom Klassou on Aug. 2, accompanied by U.S ambassador to ...
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Special self-help fund boosts development in communities in rural Togo

Twelve rural Togolese communities received financing for development projects thanks to the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund of the U.S. Embassy. Mr. Ryan Ballow, the charge d’affaires, handed over checks to representatives from each community during a ceremony at the Embassy. The funds will be used to spur community based development in the areas of agriculture, ...
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Ambassador Gilmour’s Remarks at the AWEP Boutique Inauguration in Cacavelli Market

Ambassador Remarks Inauguration of AWEP Boutique Cacavelli Market July 6, 2018 at 11 AM Madame la coordinatrice d’ AWEP Togo Mesdames, les membres du Togo AWEP Chapter Honored guests Ladies and Gentlemen Good morning. It’s an honor and a pleasure for me to join you this morning for the inauguration of the new AWEP Foodies ...
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