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Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2021 

Call for Proposals: Julia Taft Refugee Fund for FY 2021 Minimum Award Amount: $5,000 Maximum Award Amount: $25,000 Background and funding opportunity description The U.S. Embassy in Dakar in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is pleased to welcome proposals for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund from potential partners working to assist ... Read More»

Travel Advisory: Guinea-Bissau – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Guinea-Bissau due to COVID-19 on August 6, 2020.  See the  updated Travel Advisory  and the U .S. Mission to Guinea-Bissau COVID-19 page  for additional details. Reconsider travel to Guinea-Bissau due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel to Guinea-Bissau due to crime and civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Guinea-Bissau due ... Read More»

COVID-19 Information

Please see the  U.S. Embassy Dakar’s COVID-19 page for additional information Last updated: 06/27/2022 *** Effective Sunday, June 12 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, the CDC rescinded its Order requiring all airline or other aircraft passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 to board any aircraft destined to the United States from a foreign country. Of ... Read More»

Security Alert- U.S. Embassy Dakar

Location:   Guinea-Bissau Event: The U.S. Embassy is monitoring reports of increased public military presence in Bissau following recent political events.  U.S. citizens should monitor local media for updates and be aware that unpredictable demonstrations and civil unrest involving violence are possible.  The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens as ... Read More»

Statement of Congratulations to New President of Guinea-Bissau

  Statement of Congratulations to New President of Guinea-Bissau   The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates Umaro Sissoco Embalo on his election as President of Guinea-Bissau.  As a friend and partner of Guinea-Bissau, the United States of America looks forward to working with President Embalo to help the country advance peace and ... Read More»