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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: JULIA TAFT REFUGEE FUND FOR FY2020

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: JULIA TAFT REFUGEE FUND FOR FY2020 The US Embassy Dakar, in collaboration with the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is pleased to welcome proposals for the Julia Taft Refugee Fund from potential partners working in the area of refugee assistance and protection in Guinea-Bissau. Successful projects under the Julia Taft ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy to Senegal

Location: Senegal and Guinea-Bissau, countrywide Event:  Holidays in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau provide increased risk for criminal activity.  During this time, crimes of opportunity such as pickpocketing, purse snatching, thefts from vehicles, snatch and grab, etc., are more common.  Travelers are perceived to have gifts or large amounts of cash.  Below are a few steps to help increase ...
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Congratulatory Message on the First Round of Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau

PRESS RELEASE Congratulatory Message on the First Round of Presidential Elections in Guinea-Bissau The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates the people, political parties, and government of Guinea-Bissau for the successful first round of presidential elections that took place on Sunday, November 24.  We commend the Bissau-Guinean civil society, National Election Commission, and ...
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Security Alert for Guinea-Bissau – U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal

Location:   Guinea-Bissau Event:  Ongoing political tensions have resulted in an increased possibility of a deteriorating security situation in and around key government facilities and other areas throughout the country.  Due to concerns about the capacity of the local authorities to respond to future situations, and to ensure the safety and security of U.S. Citizens, we ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks on Presidential Elections – Tchico Té Teachers College, Guinea-Bissau, November 5, 2019

Ambassador’s Remarks on Presidential Elections, Tchico Té Teachers College, Guinea-Bissau November 5, 2019 (As prepared) Ladies and gentlemen, Students Good afternoon,   Thank you for coming today to engage with us at this critical time in the history of Guinea-Bissau. This is my 12th trip to the country.  It is great to be here again. ...
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