U.S. Speaker Jason Rzepka inspires youth
Visiting U.S. Speaker Jason Rzepka and the Namibia Mandela Washington Fellows (YALI) met with 70 young aspiring Namibians at a reception hosted by the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires.
Celebration of Youth Social Innovation Trends
U.S. Chargé d’Affaires hosted a reception in celebration of Youth Social Innovation Trends with the Mandela Washington Fellows for Young African Leaders (YALI).
Equipment donation to American Corner Walvis Bay
Chargé d'Affaires John Kowalski handed over equipment to Corner staff, municipal officer and Mayor of Walvis Bay Cllr Uillika Nambahu
American Corner Walvis Bay outreach
Corner Coordinator Cheryl Fortuin unpacking the mobile listening station to be used for outreach programming while Chargé d'Affaires John Kowalski and municipal officer Piet van Niekerk is looking on
US Embassy donates to Young Africa project
Chargé d’Affaires John Kowalski presented the Young Africa Namibia directors with a USD6,500 grant to assist them with the training of youth in solar energy studies. Photo: Namib Times Newspaper
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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