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Annual Program Statement FY 2022

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY NOUAKCHOTT, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, PAS Request for Statements of Interest: Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number: PAS Nouakchott-FY 2022 Deadline for Applications: Friday, March 4, 2022, at 12:00 noon GMT/UTC CFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Total Amount Available: ...
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United States Strongly Support Mauritania’s Battalion to the G5 Sahel Joint Force

General Rayess, honored guests, Thank you for attending today’s handover ceremony. It gives me great pleasure to be here with you today to commemorate another significant milestone in the strong and proud relationship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. We stand with you today, as we have for the last 61 ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Nouakchott

(December 10, 2021) Location: Nouakchott, Mauritania Event: The U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott advises U.S. citizens that the “Elite Fitness” gym is off limits to Embassy personnel due to potential terrorism and security concerns. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the “Elite Fitness” gym. Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations ...
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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN

Mauritania’s National Day On behalf of the Government of the United States of America I send our best wishes and congratulations to Mauritania on celebrating 61 years of independence. The United States applauds Mauritania’s efforts to address long-standing human rights issues, combat corruption, and defeat COVID-19.  We also appreciate Mauritania’s efforts to combat terrorism within its borders and its partnership ...
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New $7 Million Investment in Youth to Combat Violent Extremism

Nouakchott, November 18, 2021 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new project to combat violent extremism in Mauritania. The project, Tamkeen, which means empowerment in Arabic, will be implemented over five years (2021-2026) with a budget of $7 million and will target youth and women at risk of being recruited ...
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