U.S. Military Helps Togo Prepare for Natural Disasters

Lome, March 22, 2019 —As part of the Partnership Program between the North Dakota National Guard (NDNG) and the Republic of Togo, U.S. military forces and U.S. government disaster relief specialists partnered with the National Civil Protection Agency (ANPC) of the Ministry of Security and Civil Protection to organize a crisis simulation exercise testing the ...
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Ambassador Opening Remarks at TEDx Conference

Ambassador Opening Remarks TEDx Conference ETI Conference Center February 9, 2019 Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen It is a real pleasure for me to be with you for the opening ceremony of this conference. I was fortunate enough to have participated in the first TEDxTokoin conference in 2017, and I am very pleased to have ...
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Ambassador Gilmour Remarks at Regional final of English Clubs Competition

AMBASSADOR GILMOUR REMARKS REGIONAL FINAL OF ENGLISH CLUBS COMPETITION UNIVERSITY OF LOME AUDITORIUM FEBRUARY 13, 2019 @ 2 PM   Madame the Vice President of the University Monsieur the Regional Director of Education for Lome Golfe Monsieur the President of TETO Honored teachers and inspectors of English Dear Parents Students  First of all, I would ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at VOA Launch Ceremony

Ambassador’s Remarks VOA Launch Ceremony December 14, 2018   Monsieur the President of the High Authority for Audi-Visual Communication Monsieur the Minister of Communication Monsieur the Director of Radio Lome Madame the Director of ISICA Esteemed members of the press Honored Guests Ladies and Gentlemen Thank you for your presence at this historic ceremony. It ...
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Embassy-sponsored journalism competition strengthens democracy in Togo

The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Embassy of France, the United Nations Development Program, and Togo’s journalism school, ISICA, launched the second edition of “Les Lauriers du Journalisme d’Impact au Togo,” (LJI) a competition to reward and encourage quality journalism in Togo. Ambassador David Gilmour of the United States, Mactar Fall, resident director of ...
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Celebrating International Education Week in Togo

Improving access to quality education is one of Embassy Lome’s top mission priorities. International Education Week 2018 was an opportunity to showcase the wide array of programs that the Embassy’s Public Affairs Section (PAS) is using to improve education, especially in the realm of English and STEM education. Throughout the course of the week, PAS ...
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Delivery of New Boat Strengthens Maritime Security

A new speedboat donated by the U.S. Government to the Togolese Navy will help keep Togo’s waters safe and secure. The Defender-class speedboat, also called a Respond Boat, was officially handed over by Ambassador David Gilmour during a ceremony at the Lomé Naval Base on Oct.12. Also in attendance were the Chief of General Staff ...
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VOA will soon be on the airwaves in Togo

Voice of America (VOA) will soon begin broadcasting over the Togolese airwaves, thanks to an agreement signed September 25  between U.S. Ambassador David Gilmour (representing the Broadcasting Board of Governors) and Willybrond Télou Pitalounani, president of Togo’s High Authority for Audiovisual and Communication (HAAC). Voice of America is the U.S. government’s international radio and television ...
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Nation-wide Roll-out of Anti-Drug Manual Comes to a Close in Lome

Lomé, September 25, 2018- The Embassy of the United States in Togo, in collaboration with the US Department of Justice’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training Program  (DOJ / OPDAT), closed the national extension program of the Procedures Manual on Narcotic Drugs in Togo today. Launched in May, the series of workshops gathered ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at VOA Signing Ceremony

Ambassador’s Remarks VOA Signing Ceremony September 25, 2018       Monsieur the President of the High Authority for Audi-Visual Communication Monsieur the Minister of Communication Monsieur the Director of Radio Lome Esteemed members of the press Honored Guests Ladies and Gentlemen It is a tremendous pleasure for me to be with you today. Today’s ...
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Embassy Exhibit Fosters Political Reconciliation

The launch of a new photo exhibit created by the Embassy’s Public Affairs Section has encouraged political healing in Togo. The exhibit, chronicling the state visit to Washington, D.C. and New York of Togo’s first President, Sylvanus Olympio, in 1962, was unveiled during a ceremony at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Lome on April 26.  ...
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