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 at the American Independence Day Celebration

His Excellency the Prime Minister, Venerable Senators, His Excellency the Minister of State, Chief of Staff at the Office of the Presidency, Members of government, Honorable Deputies, Ladies and gentlemen of the Supreme Court, Dear Ambassadors and colleagues of diplomatic missions and international institutions, Distinguished guests in your ranks, grades, and qualities, My fellow Americans: ...
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CDA Daschbach at the Black History Month Film Festival

Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Ambassador of Cameroon, Ambassador of France to the Congo, Chargé d’Affaires of the European Union, Representatives of the Ministry of Culture, Ladies and gentlemen in your ranks, grades, and qualities, Distinguished guests, dear cinephiles, Good evening. Thank you for coming this evening to follow with us films that show an ...
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Ambassador Sullivan’s Parting Speech

Venerable President of the Senate, Honorable President of the National Assembly, His Excellency the Prime Minister, head of government, His Excellency the Minister of State, Cabinet Director to the Chief of State, Ladies and gentlemen members of government, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Ladies and gentlemen chiefs of diplomatic missions and representatives of international organizations, ...
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Ambassador Sullivan at Nduenga Entrepreneurship Conference

The President of the Entraide-Congo Association, Members of YALI-Congo, Distinguished guests, dear youth, Mboté na bino! Nayoki bino té, Mboté na bino! I am thrilled to take part in this closing day of the third edition of this entrepreneurship conference, titled Nduenga. I would like to congratulate Entraide-Congo, the young volunteers, and the speakers from ...
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Ambassador Sullivan’s Remarks on the US Presidential Election

Members of the government, Members of the political parties, Diplomats, Alumni of exchange programs with the American government, Dear youth, Distinguished guests in your ranks and respectives grades, Thank you for joining us today to witness our electoral process. Without a doubt, this year has been very political for our two countries. I can tell ...
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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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2015 Mandela Washington Fellows Kick Off 2016 YALI Campaign

2015 Mandela Washington Fellows Kick Off 2016 YALI Campaign 120 members of the Villa Washington English Club – university students and staff, young professionals, high school seniors, teachers, and community changers – gathered on the villa’s terrace Thursday evening, October 1, to take part in the launch of the embassy’s 2016 YALI recruitment and promotion ...
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Press Statement: On the Occasion of the Republic of the Congo’s Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people of the Republic of the Congo on the 55th anniversary of your nation’s independence. The citizens of my country look forward to our continued friendship with you, and to exploring every opportunity to strengthen our ...
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Girls’ Soccer Tournament 2015

U.S. Embassy Brazzaville organized the 6th annual Girls’ Soccer Tournament from March 7-14, 2015 in order to empower young girls through sports. In partnership with the Memorial Pierre Savorgnan De Brazza and telecommunications company MTN-Congo, the Embassy supported eight teams from public middle schools in Brazzaville under the theme of “Girl Power” to emphasize the ...
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YALI-Congo Association

U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan hosted a reception at her residence on September 30, 2014 to provide Congo-Brazzaville YALI alumni the opportunity to present goals of their newly-created “YALI-Congo Association”.  YALI-Congo Association is composed of young Congolese community leaders, business people, and youth civic engagement activists who have demonstrated their skills and interest in promoting peace, ...
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Congo’s Congolese Youth Leaders Training on Civic Engagement

U.S. Embassy Brazzaville invited Professor Lex Paulson, a speaker from the State Department’s Africa Regional Services (ARS) office in Paris to the Republic of the Congo to host workshops on youth civic engagement and leadership from April 21-26, 2014. The program was conducted in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Civic Education and the ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Black History Month

The U.S. Embassy in Brazzaville partnered with the French Cultural Center in Congo to organize the second annual African-American Film Festival from February 19-22, attracting nearly 2,000 attendees.  Movies were selected to promote democratic institutions, inclusion, and the support for civil society and personal triumph.  These films included  Lincoln, 42, Ali, Akeelah and the Bee, ...
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Ambassador Sullivan on Independence Day

His Excellency the Prime Minister, Ladies and gentlemen, Members of government, Venerable Senators, Honorable Deputies, Ladies and gentlemen of the Supreme Court, Dear Ambassadors and colleagues of diplomatic missions and international institutions, In particular those from the Cuban embassy whom we have invited for the very first time, Distinguished guests in your ranks, grades, and ...
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Ambassador Sullivan at the Handover of US Funds to UNHCR

Cabinet Director of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Humanitarian Action, and Solidarity, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System, Representative of PAM, Representative of NCR, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Director of CNAR, Coordinator of AARREC, Distinguished guests in your ranks, grades, and functions.   I am ...
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Ambassador Sullivan at the UNIC Journalism Film Festival

Minister of Communication, Representative of the United Nations Systems Coordinator, Officer of the Chief of State, President of the Superior Office of Freedom of Communication, Dear Journalists, Ladies and gentlemen,   One year ago, we launched this journalism film festival to offer a space of reflection for journalists and members of government responsible for communication. ...
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Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan Opening Remarks, Black History Month Film Festival

Members of government, Ambassador of France to the Congo, Ladies and gentlemen in your ranks, grades, and qualities, Distinguished guests, Good evening, It is a great pleasure and honor to be with you this evening to celebrate the fourth edition of African-American Film Week. I thank our partner, the French Institute of the Congo, for ...
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Ambassador Sullivan on Independence Day

Minister of Transportation, Civil Aviation, and the Merchant Marine, Representative of the President of the Republic of the Congo, Members of government, Venerable Senators, Honorable Deputies, First President of the Supreme Court, Ambassadors and Chief of Missions of International Institutions, Distinguished guests in your ranks, grade, and qualities, My fellow Americans, Ladies and gentlemen: Thank ...
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Ambassador Sullivan on Independence Day

Mr. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Representative of His Excellency Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Republic, Distinguished members of the Government, Honourable Members, Venerable Senators, Distinguished representatives of judicial authorities, Distinguished Ambassadors and Representatives of the diplomatic corps, Distinguished Heads of Missions of international organizations accredited in the Republic of Congo, Distinguished guests in ...
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