Counter illicit trafficking training enhances partnerships, protects wildlife

LOANGO, Gabon — According to the U.S. State Department, wildlife trafficking, illegal poaching, and transit and trade of natural resources generates more than $10 billion a year for transnational organized criminal networks. This illegal trade has the potential to threaten regional security, endanger wildlife species and put the natural resources of Gabon at risk. Central ...
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Joint Statement

Joint statement of the United Nations, the Economic Community of Central African States, the International Organization of La Francophonie, the European Union and the United States of America At the start of the electoral campaign, the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF), the General Secretariat of ...
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Apply to be a 2019 Mandela Washington Fellow

Applications are now open for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship. Fellows will receive six weeks of training and mentoring at partner universities and colleges across the United States. Past Fellows have toured the Google headquarters in San Francisco, met with Fortune 500 executives and seen the latest sustainability techniques on farms in America’s heartland. After ...
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Kenny Wesley on the Gabonese stage

While in Libreville at the invitation of the U.S. Embassy in Gabon, American singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Kenny Wesley led a series of activities including a workshop on cultural and creative entrepreneurship. The workshop held on Thursday 19 July at the Radisson Blu aimed to offer cultural professionals the opportunity to explore ways and means ...
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Sao Tome & Principe National Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary POMPEO Sao Tome & Principe National Day July 12, 2018 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the people of Democratic Republic of Sao Tome & Principe on the 43rd anniversary ...
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Passport Fee Increase

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. Customers applying with the DS-11 ...
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Join the Department of State and become a Foreign Service Officer

US Embassy Libreville will offer the Foreign Service Officer Test on Saturday, February 3rd @ 9am in the Multipurpose Room at US Embassy Libreville. To sign up for the test, create an account online at http://www.pearsonvue.com/fsot/ . Eligibility Requirements To be eligible, the U.S. Department of State requires that each candidate be: A U.S. citizen on ...
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Check out Our New Website

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – ...
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