Ohangwena Regional Study and Resource Centre Handover
MCC Director Steve Dobrilovic welcomes His Excellency President Pohamba to the new Regional Study and Resource Centre in Ohangwena
Unveil of Signage Ohangwena RSRC
His Excellency Pres. Pohamba and Chargé d' Affaires a.i. John Kowalski unveil signage at the Ohangwena Regional Study and Resource Centre contructed with funding of the U.S. government through the MCC.
48 New Peace Corps Volunteers Pledge Service
Forty-eight American Peace Corps Volunteers took a formal oath of service to Namibia September 25 at a swearing-in ceremony held at the Andreas Kukuri Conference Centre in Okahandja.
48 newly sworn-in PCV's Congratulated
Chargé d’Affaires John Kowalski and Peace Corps Director Danielle Chekaraou congratulate the 48 newly sworn-in Peace Corps Volunteers.
PCV's expressed their appreciation
Newly sworn-in Peace Corps Volunteers expressed their appreciation to their host families, local trainers and future supervisors through traditional Namibian song and dance and through heartfelt speeches delivered in local languages after just seven weeks of study.
The United States, through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funded a soccer field, netball court, and basketball court for learners at Oshekasheka Combined School near Ondangwa. “Through the PEPFAR-funded program, youth have become empowered, gained confidence to make the right decisions about their health, and developed leadership skills,” said U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Priscilla Hernandez.
The U.S. Embassy in Namibia congratulates nine Namibian young leaders selected to participate in the Washington Fellowship of the Young African Leaders Initiative June 13-August 31, 2014 in the United States. “The nine selected young leaders distinguished themselves admirably by articulating, in written essays and personal interviews, what they have done to shape the narrative of their country, to lead initiatives in their fields of study or work, and to develop their communities,” said Priscilla Hernandez, U.S. Embassy Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and Public Affairs Officer.
The Governments of the United States and Ethiopia will host a U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial on June 3-4, 2014 to encourage U.S. and African nations’ public-private cooperation in the energy sector and to support President Obama’s goals for Power Africa to double access to power in sub-Saharan Africa. Private sector companies are encouraged to attend.
Climate change is one of our most urgent, complex, and far-reaching challenges. It also presents opportunities to strengthen U.S. and global security and promote economic growth.
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