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International Education Week – Open Doors

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefit of international education and exchange worldwide. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education (IIE) are pleased to release new findings from the Open Doors. Open Doors is a comprehensive information resource on international students and ...
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Graduation ceremony for English Access program in Kpalime

On Friday September 2022 Ambassador Elizabeth A.N. Fitzsimmons officially closed the Access program funded by the Department of State and implement by APET school in Kpalime. The Public Affairs Officer, Prefect of Kloto and several school officials were in attendance. Launched in 2022 to benefit 45 talented yet economically disadvantaged young students, this two years of ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome

Location: Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Senegal, Togo Event: The West African and Madagascar Aviation Safety Agency (ASECNA) announced that air traffic controllers in the region have called for strikes in multiple countries in their 18 member region to begin on Friday, September 23, 2022. Passengers with planned air travel to or from ...
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Ukraine’s Six Months of Resistance, Resilience, and Resolve

Elizabeth A.N. Fitzsimmons U.S. Ambassador to Togo         Ukraine, a country under attack by Russia since 2014, has now withstood half a year of massive bombings, sieges of cities, and atrocities against its people.  Ukraine is fighting to defend not only its democracy, but its very survival as an independent country. August 24th marks the 31st ...
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Ambassador Elizabeth Fitzsimmons visited the gallery of artist Koumy

On August 4, 2022, Ambassador Elizabeth Fitzsimmons visited the gallery of artist Koumy in Lomé to appreciate the artistic works of the host and the artistic know-how of the Togolese. Through this visit, the Ambassador wanted to demonstrate the commitment of the U.S. Embassy to promote tourism and artistic innovation as key drivers of development ...
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