“AGOA Week” Promotes Trade Growth Between the United States and the Republic Congo

  Ambassador Todd Haskell kicked off Embassy Brazzaville’s  “GoAGOA Week” on March 19, 2018 with an address to more than 40 civil servants from six different ministries.  The inauguration event was the first in a week full of activities in Brazzaville and Point Noire to educate Congolese entrepreneurs and government workers on the benefits of the African Growth ...
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Ambassador Todd Haskell visits a primary and secondary school in Brazzaville South

On October 30, Ambassador Haskell was warmly welcomed by one hundred students from Père-Pierre-Desportes Primary and Secondary School. He was invited by the Association of Sœurs Servantes de Cana, manager of the school and beneficiaries of an Ambassador’s Self Help Fund grant to rehabilitate the school library, build shelves, and to acquire new books and ...
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Ambassador Todd Haskell meets with Congolese ILEA participants

“Hate crimes long committed, unfortunately are ignored … we will encourage legislators to legislate” declared Congolese Head Judge Ms. Sinagani Wowondo.  She was reflecting on the impact of the ILEA (International Law Enforcement Academy) training she took part in in Gaborone, Botswana.  She was one of 11 Congolese from the Ministries of Justice, Defense, Interior ...
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Secretary Rex W. Tillerson Statement on the Republic of Congo National Day

On behalf of the United States Government, our best wishes to the people of the Republic of Congo as you celebrate your 57th Independence Day. Our strategic collaboration on regional security, economic development, and health remains strong. The United States of America will continue to support the efforts of the Congolese people to build a ...
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Ambassador Haskell and Retired NASA Astronaut Robert Curbeam encourage the study of STEM fields in Congo-Brazzaville

Retired NASA astronaut, Navy Captain Robert Curbeam, visited Brazzaville on August 9 as part of a regional program focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.  Captain Curbeam meets with students to encourage them to study the sciences.  His philosophy is to inspire students to study science not because they should, but because it’s ...
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Promoting Documentary Filmmaking in Congo-B Through American Film Showcase

American filmmakers Ramona Diaz and Laura Nix visited Congo-Brazzaville from March 25 to April 2 thanks to sponsorship support from the U.S. Department of State’s Education and Cultural Affairs and American Film Showcase (AFS). The filmmakers shared their knowledge of the film industry with Congolese counterparts and discussed women-issues with hundreds of young people. Filmmakers conducted ...
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NBA Africa Launches Jr NBA program in Congo-Brazzaville for the first time

The U.S. Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires Mary Daschbach joined NBA Africa Director, the Congolese Minister of Sports, MTN-Congo’s CEO and the former NBA Champion of the Miami Heat Ronny Turiaf launch a historic 2-year partnership in Congo. Thirty high schools from Brazzaville will compete in the Jr NBA tournament. During the opening ceremony, Chargé Daschbach praised NBA Africa ...
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New Requirements for Passport and Visa Photos as of November 1, 2016

Beginning November 1, 2016, applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their glasses for their application photos. This change will help eliminate glares and shadows that can lead to delays in processing visa and passport applications. Applicants may wear glasses only in rare circumstances of documented medical necessity during urgent travel. The change will ...
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The International Jazz Day Global Concert 2016

 Each year, the All-Star Global Concert brings together internationally acclaimed artists from around the world who represent jazz and other musical genres for a performance spanning styles, cultures and languages. In the spirit of International Jazz Day, the All-Star Global Concert takes place in a landmark venue with rich historical significance. We are honored that ...
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