As part of the Embassy’s outreach program for Earth Day, the Public Affairs Section (PAS) together with Embassy Green Team received about 30 high school students – all English Club members - from the Notre Dame des Apôtres private high school of Lomé.ALSO: Story Video
U.S. Assistance to Togo's participation in international peacekeeping mission: Formed Police Unit Training
From April 6 to 10, Togolese authorities organized the final sessions of an eight-week training course for Formed Police Units, a result of fruit of cooperation between the United States and Togo. The course’s closing ceremony was held Friday, April 10 at the Center for Training for Operations Peacekeeping (CEOMP) next to the 2nd Infantry Regiment Adidogomé camp.
U.S. Ambassador Robert Whitehead and Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Robert Dussey signed a bilateral Open Skies agreement on April 7. The agreement allows any Togolese airline and any U.S. airline to fly between any point in Togo and any point in the United States.
The Government of Kenya has agreed to co-host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) this July. Organized annually since 2009, the GES has emerged as a global platform connecting emerging entrepreneurs with leaders from business, international organizations, and governments looking to support them.
As part of its programs targeting youth advocacy and women’s empowerment, the Embassy of the United States of America, in cooperation with the Association for Education, Civics and Citizenship, is holding a technology camp for fifty Togolese women aged 18 to 35. The camp, called "Female Leadership TechCamp" takes place 25 to 28 March 2015 at the University of Lomé’s American Corner. It aims to promote technology creation among young girls and promotes the emergence of new start-up technology companies.
The J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) provides opportunities for nearly 300,000 foreign visitors a year to experience the United States, its society and culture and connect with Americans. Through one of fifteen different types of J-1 Visa exchange programs, EVP participants may teach, study, conduct research, share their specialized skills, or receive on-the-job training for periods ranging from a few weeks to several years. These programs are sponsored by over 1,450 for-profit, non-profit, or federal, state, or local government entities designated by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).
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