DCM Abigail Dressel’s Speech at the World AIDS Day Ceremony

December 01, 2021, Macia District  Your Excellency Dr. Isaura Ferrão Nyusi, Wife of the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Excellency the Secretary of State of Gaza Province, Presidente do Conselho Municipal da vila da Macia. Dra. Idalina Libombo, CNCS Vice Executive Secretary) Senhor(s) Director do Centro SEKELEKA. Hosts, Dear Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Good morning.  I am deeply honored to …

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Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne’s Speech at the AIDS Day Central Ceremony

Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne’s Speech at AIDS Day Central Ceremony   December 30, 2021  Your Excellency Dr. Nyeleti Brooke Mondlane, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Action; Mr. Secretary of State; Mr. Governor of the Province Executive Secretary of the CNCS; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning. It is my distinct honor to be here with you today …

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American Cultural Center in Maputo Closes After Decades of Community Engagement 

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– American Cultural Center in Maputo Closes After Decades of Community Engagement  November 24, 2021 – The American Cultural Center in Maputo officially closed today after nearly 28 years of meaningful outreach rooted in U.S. values to Mozambicans of all backgrounds.  The Center, frequently referred to as the ACC, was for many Mozambicans …

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The United States Donates Additional 840,000 Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– The United States Donates Additional 840,000 Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique November 22, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Maputo, Mozambique is pleased to announce the arrival of 840,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that the United States is sharing with the Republic of Mozambique through COVAX. This donation …

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Exhibition showcases Zambezia’s health infrastructure supported by the U.S. Government

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– Exhibition showcases Zambezia’s health infrastructure supported by the U.S. Government November 29, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique and the Secretary of State of Zambezia Province, Judith Mussácula, inaugurated on November 24th, in Quelimane city, a photo exhibit that portrays health infrastructures built under the HIV Response Acceleration Plan of Zambezia. …

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U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Develops Compact II in Zambezia

PRESS RELEASE ———————————————————————————————————————————— U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Develops Compact II in Zambézia November 4, 2021 – U.S. Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne and a U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) delegation visited Quelimane, Zambézia Province to launch discussions with local officials, business leaders, and civil society organizations about Mozambique’s second MCC Compact.  Under the leadership of MCC …

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Goodwill Message from Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne

Your Excellency, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, Your Excellencies, Ministers of Home Affairs, Labor, Foreign Affairs, Health, Youth, and Gender and Social Development, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honored to join you this morning for this important dialogue on migration in Southern Africa. Over the course of my tenure …

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Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

U.S. Mission Mozambique is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2022 Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at  MaputoPDProposals@state.gov  will be accepted until 5:30 p.m. on November 26, 2021.  For proposal abstracts from Round 1 that advance to Round 2, the deadline for the full proposals is March 28, 2022. Please note …

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Ambassador’s Remarks at the Pink October Ceremony

Your Excellency, Dr. Isaura Ferrão Nyusi, First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique, Your Excellency, Dr. Armindo Tiago, Minister of Health of Mozambique, Secretary of State, Dr. Vicente Joaquim, World Health Organization Interim Director for Mozambique, Dr. Tomas Valdez, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a true honor to speak at today’s commemoration of …

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB-4) Reception Remarks – Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne

USS HERSHEL “WOODY” WILLIAMS (ESB-4) Reception Remarks for Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne   October 16, 2021. Minister of Defense Jaime Neto,   Minister of interior Amade Miquidade, Chief of Defense, Admiral Mangrasse,   Commander of the Mozambique Navy, Rear Admiral Muatuca,   USS HERSHEL “WOODY” Williams Commanding Officer, Captain Graham,   Distinguished guests    Good evening and thank you all for joining us onboard the USS Hershel …

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Navy Ship Visits Maputo, Mozambique

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Navy Ship Visits Maputo, Mozambique   October 15, 2021 (Maputo) – The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Maputo, Mozambique for a scheduled port visit, October 15, 2021.  This marks the first port visit by a U.S. Navy ship since 2011 and shows …

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The Department of State Celebrates the Dedication of the New U.S. Embassy in Maputo

The Department of State Celebrates the Dedication of the New U.S. Embassy in Maputo MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 In a display of the enduring friendship and strategic partnership with Mozambique, U.S. Ambassador Dennis Walter Hearne, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Managing Director Tracy Thomas, Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Ernesto Max …

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Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne’s Speech at the U.S. Embassy Inauguration Ceremony

Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne’s Speech at the  U.S. Embassy Inauguration Ceremony   September 30, 2021  His Excellency Minister Ernesto Max Tonela,  His Excellency the Secretary of State of Maputo City,   His Excellency the Governor of the Province of Maputo,   Officials of the Government of Mozambique,   Director Tracy Thomas of the Department of State’s Overseas Building Operations Bureau,   Distinguished guests …

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United States Officially Inaugurates New Embassy Building in Mozambique

PRESS RELEASE United States Officially Inaugurates New Embassy Building in Mozambique   September 30, 2021 – On Thursday, September 30, 2021, U.S. Ambassador Dennis Walter Hearne, Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Ernesto Max Tonela, State Department Managing Director for Construction, Facility & Security Management in the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Tracy Thomas, Maputo City Secretary …

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U.S. Department of Defense Conducts Combat and Lifesaving Training with Mozambican Defense Forces

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo, Mozambique   PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Department of Defense Conducts Combat and Lifesaving Training with Mozambican Defense Forces  September 10, 2021 – On September 10, the U.S. Government and the Government of Mozambique concluded the second Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) of the year.  U.S. Special Operations …

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Ambassador Hearne’s Speech for U.S. Government Vaccine Donation to Mozambique

Ambassador Hearne’s Speech for U.S. Government Vaccine Donation to Mozambique July 26, 2021 | Maputo International Airport Your Excellency, Dr. Armindo Tiago, Minister of Health; Dear friends throughout Mozambique, It is a privilege to join you here today in the spirit of partnership and goodwill as, together, we face a pandemic that has changed the …

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U.S. Government donates 302,400 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines to Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government donates 302,400 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines to Mozambique  July 26, 2021– Today, July 26, 302,400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine donated by the U.S. government arrived at the Mavalane International Airport in Maputo, Mozambique – the …

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Ambassador Hearne’s Independence Day Remarks, 2021

Your excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, friends. Thank you for joining me to celebrate the United States of America’s Independence Day.  Every year on this day – the fourth of July – families in the United States and around the world gather to celebrate the Declaration of Independence and the United States of America’s birthday. Despite …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity – U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)

          DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY MAPUTO NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (NOFO) Section A. Funding Opportunity Program Description Assistance Instrument Type:          Grant Agreement Funding Opportunity Title:              U.S. AMBASSADOR’S SPECIAL SELF-HELP FUND Funding Opportunity Number:       SMZ-500-FY21-01 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:      …

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U.S. Government Provides World Food Program $30 Million to Address Food Insecurity in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Provides World Food Program $30 Million to Address Food Insecurity in Mozambique  June 16, 2021 – The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), awarded $30 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to address food insecurity …

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Ambassador Hearne’s Remarks at Temane Power Plant Project Launch

Your excellency President Nyusi, Minister Tonela, distinguished guests, colleagues, I am honored to be here today to celebrate the conclusion of the Temane Power Plant gas supply and electricity delivery contracts.  In coordination with our partners gathered here today, the United States is proud to support this new power plant. The U.S. government is supporting …

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U.S. Government Lights Up 92 Health Facilities in Sofala Province with a $320,000 Investment in Solar Power

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Lights Up 92 Health Facilities in Sofala Province with a $320,000 Investment in Solar Power May 14, 2021 – In celebration of the International Day of Light, the U.S. Embassy announces the implementation of a $320,000 investment to provide electricity …

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U.S. Embassy and Ministry of Defense commemorate security cooperation at closing ceremony of JCET training exercise

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy and Ministry of Defense commemorate security cooperation at closing ceremony of JCET training exercise May 5, 2021 – U.S. Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne and Mozambican Minister of Defense Jaime Neto commemorated in Maputo the conclusion of a Joint Combined Exchange …

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U.S. Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne Remarks at Opening Ceremony of the Air Cargo Control Unit

His Excellency Mr. Augusto Paulo Tacarindua, Director-General of the Planning, Studies and International Cooperation Office of the Mozambique Revenue Authority, Mr. Cesar Guedes, Resident Representative of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning.  I am honored to join you today to celebrate a victory for Mozambican border security and international …

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Mozambique Receives 384,000 COVID-19 Vaccines Under the COVAX Facility

March 8, 2021 – The Government of Mozambique received 384,000 COVID-19 vaccines today, the first of a total of 2,064,000 from the global COVAX Initiative. President Biden announced $4 billion to support the international vaccine facility COVAX, which facilitates global access to COVID-19 vaccines. U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis W. Hearne joined Prime Minister of …

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Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

U.S. Mission Maputo is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2021 Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at MaputoPDProposals@state.gov will be accepted until 17:30 on November 16, 2020.  For proposal abstracts that advance to Round 2, the deadline for the full proposals is 17:30 on March …

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Remarks of the US Ambassador during the 50 Ventilators Handover Ceremony to the Government of Mozambique

Your Excelency, Dr. Armindo Tiago, Minister of Health; Honourable Representatives of the Implementation Partners; Good morning/afternoon — It’s a privilege to join you here today in the spirit of partnership and goodwill. I first want to commend President Nyusi, Health Minister Tiago, and the administration for their leadership and decisive action during this difficult time. …

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U.S. Government Delivers 50 Ventilators to help Mozambique Battle COVID-19

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE U.S. Government Delivers 50 Ventilators to help Mozambique Battle COVID-19  August 10, 2020 – Maputo – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 50 high-quality ventilators to Mozambique to assist with its fight against COVID-19.  This donation …

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U.S.-Mozambique health partnership strengthens COVID-19 response

As published in the May 13, 2020 edition of O País. By Dennis W. Hearne, U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique As countries around the world struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Government is gratified to see the early and ongoing response by the Government of the Republic of Mozambique. A robust public health approach …

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U.S. Government signs $10 million agreement with Total to improve adolescent health and women’s empowerment in Cabo Delgado

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government signs $10 million agreement with Total to improve adolescent health and women’s empowerment in Cabo Delgado February 12, 2020 – Pemba – The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), signed today a memorandum of understanding with …

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Peace Corps swears-in 53 new Education Volunteers in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Peace Corps swears-in 53 new Education Volunteers in Mozambique November 20, 2019 – The U.S. Peace Corps swore in today 53 new Education Volunteers in a ceremony held at the BCI Bank in Maputo.  In attendance were U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis …

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Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation – Small Grants Program

U.S. Mission Maputo is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2020 Small Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at MaputoPDProposals@state.gov will be accepted until 17:30 on November 14, 2019.  For proposal abstracts that advance to Round 2, the deadline for the full proposals is 17:30 on …

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Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation – Large Grants Program

U.S. Mission Maputo is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2020 Small Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at MaputoPDProposals@state.gov will be accepted until 17:30 on November 14, 2019.  For proposal abstracts that advance to Round 2, the deadline for the finalized project abstract is 17:30 …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity – U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)

DEPARTMENT OF STATE – U.S. EMBASSY MAPUTO NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Funding Opportunity Number: SMZ-500-FY19-01 U.S. AMBASSADOR’S SPECIAL SELF-HELP FUND (SSH) COMPLETED PROPOSALS SHOULD BE SENT TO: Email: Maputopoleconssh@state.gov Fax: 21 49 0114      OR HAND-DELIVER TO: 193, Kenneth Kaunda Avenue   P.O. BOX 783 Maputo U.S. Embassy   FOR ASSISTANCE PLEASE CONTACT THE U.S …

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U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis Walter Hearne Presents Credentials to Mozambican President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis Walter Hearne Presents Credentials to Mozambican President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi April 3, 2019 – Maputo – U.S. Ambassador Dennis Walter Hearne presented his credentials to President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi today at the Presidency. During the ceremony, Ambassador …

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PEPFAR Small Grants Awards

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE PEPFAR Small Grants Awards September 4, 2018 – During an award ceremony on August 30, Ambassador Pittman recognized recipients of PEPFAR community grants for the implementation of community-based projects by Mozambican organizations to contribute to the control of the HIV / AIDS …

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USTDA Awarded Funding for Solar and Storage project in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE USTDA Awarded Funding for Solar and Storage project in Mozambique August 28, 2018 – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant today to Mozambican company WHN Solar, S.A. for a feasibility study to assess the viability of a solar …

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Funding under U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program

The Embassy of the United States of America welcomes the submission of proposals for funding under the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH – PDF 310 KB) . The SSH assists Mozambican community organizations and groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that benefit entire communities. AWARD INFORMATION Length of performance period: 06 to 12 months; Number of awards anticipated: Five awards (dependent on amounts); Award amounts: awards …

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U.S. Supports Increased Trade with Mozambique through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE The United States Supports Increased Trade with Mozambique through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) May 14, 2018 – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce launched today Mozambique’s AGOA Utilization Strategy.  Designed to increase trade and economic growth throughout Africa, the …

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Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman for World Press Freedom Day

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman for World Press Freedom Day May 3, 2018 In the dark days of September 1962 in my home state of Mississippi, after the U.S. Federal Government was forced to send in the army to enroll the …

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U.S. Government supports rehabilitation of pediatric health services in Maputo City

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government supports rehabilitation of pediatric health services in Maputo City April 30, 2018 – MAPUTO.  U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman participated in a ceremony to officially deliver to city health authorities a set of pediatric rehabilitation projects developed in eight …

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Ambassador Pittman remarks for the World Malaria Day Celebrations

Ambassador Pittman’s participation at the World Malaria Day Celebrations Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Campus da Lhanguene – Universidade Pedagógica (UP), Maputo City 8:30 – 11:00 Honorable Minister of Health, Dra. Nazira Abdula, Honorable Representative of Maputo City, Respected Representatives from Donor Partners and Implementing Partners Organizations, Respected Representatives from Exxon-Mobil Dear Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: …

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Ambassador Pittman remarks for Earth Networks PPP Agreement Signing with INAM

Ceremony and Remarks for Earth Networks PPP Agreement Signing with National Meteorology Institute (INAM) Monday, April 16, 2018; 16:00-18:00 pm Polana Serena Hotel Delagoa Lounge Your Excellency, Ms. Manuela Ribeiro, Vice-Minister of Transportation and Communication Aderito Aramuge, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia de Moçambique (INAM) Mr. Ari Davidov, Director for international Development at Earth Networks Honorable …

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2018 U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition

U.S. Embassy Maputo is accepting applications for the 2018 U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition.  AFCP supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 100 developing countries around the world, including Mozambique. The Small Grants Competition considers projects from $10,000 up to …

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Ambassador Pittman meets young journalist Aunicio da Silva

8 December 2017 – Ambassador Pittman held a meeting , in his office, with a young journalist Aunicio da Silva, our newly returned 2017 Mandela Washington Alumnus for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Aunicio is a journalist and media entrepreneur and founder and editor of the Ikweli newspaper based in the city of Nampula, Mozambique.

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Swearing-In Ceremony for 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Swearing-In Ceremony for 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Mozambique November 30, 2017 – The U.S. Peace Corps announces the swearing-in ceremony of a diverse group of 54 Volunteers that will serve for two years in the Education sector throughout Mozambique. The ceremony …

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Ambassador Pittman’s Participation in the Conference on Doing Business in Mozambique

Boa Tarde Your Excellence President Nyusi, Your Excellence Minister Tonela, Dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today, and an honor to speak about such an important topic.  I applaud the leadership of Minister Tonela to host such a conference, and of President Nyusi to signal his commitment to improving …

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 PEPFAR Small Grants signing ceremony involving 30 organizations

The Ambassador Pittman on Thursday, 21 September 2017, approved 30 community-based projects belonging to Mozambican organizations that contribute to the control of the HIV / AIDS epidemic in the priority districts of Mozambique. Funded by PEPFAR (The U.S.President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ), the program disbursed about US $ 809,000 to support important actions in …

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U.S. and Mozambican governments accelerate response to HIV in Zambezia province

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. and Mozambican governments accelerate response to HIV in Zambezia province September, 13, 2017 – Mozambique and the United States of America today officially launched the “Zambezia HIV Response Acceleration Plan,” which will include an investment of US$ 15 million to strengthen the province’s …

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US renews partnership with Mozambique against HIV epidemic

  Ministry of Health Avenida Eduardo Mondlane, 1008 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE US renews partnership with Mozambique against HIV epidemic September 12, 2017 – The governments of the United States of America and Mozambique today renewed their partnership in the fight against AIDS by …

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The U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman welcomes Dr. Jennifer Adams as Mission Director to USAID Mozambique

Embassy of the United States of America Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 PO Box 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman welcomes Dr. Jennifer Adams as Mission Director to USAID Mozambique August 14, 2017 – Dr. Jennifer Adams was sworn-in Thursday, August 10, 2017 as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Mission …

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Congratulations to President Nyusi and Renamo Leader Dhlakama

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE Congratulations to President Nyusi and Renamo Leader Dhlakama August 7, 2017 – The United States Government offers its sincere congratulations to the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the leader of Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama, on the occasion …

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U.S. Naval War College professors offer seminar at Institute for Superior Defense Studies

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Naval War College professors offer seminar at Institute for Superior Defense Studies July 19, 2017 – In coordination with Mozambique’s Institute for Superior Defense Studies (ISEDEF), two professors from the U.S. Naval War College offered a strategy development workshop from July …

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Mozambique-USA Alumni Association (MUSAA) Conference – “Alumni and the Spirit of Leadership”

Ambassador Pittman’s Remarks at Mozambique-USA Alumni Association (MUSAA) Conference “Alumni and the Spirit of Leadership” Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Maputo Esteemed MUSAA Board of Directors Members of the General Assembly Council Representatives And Assembled Alumni It is my pleasure to join you for this first formal meeting of MUSAA – a milestone that has been …

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27 new journalists graduate from the MídiaLab program

MAPUTO, Mozambique, 22 June 2017 – This morning, the Media Strengthening Program (MSP) graduated 27 new journalists from the ten-month MídiaLab vocational training program for emerging media professionals. At the graduation event at IREX, U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman spoke to the new journalists and handed over their certificates of completion. “I have been impressed by …

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Ambassador Pittman visits U.S.-funded projects in Sofala

The United States Ambassador, Dean Pittman visited, from 16th to 18th of May 2017 in Sofala Province, different sites that are receiving support from the U.S. Government through its Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as …

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U.S. Government delivers Medical-Military Clinical Analysis Laboratory at Matacuane, Beira

The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique, through the Defense Attaché’s Office, carried out, on May 17, 2017, the delivery of the rehabilitated Clinical Analysis Laboratory at the Matacuane Military-Medical Post in the City of Beira. The rehabilitation work is valued at US $ 130,000 funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In …

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Launch of the new the Feed the Future Mozambique RAMA – Nacala Corridor

The United States Government (USG) launched on May 9th, in Nampula, the new Feed the Future Mozambique Resilient Agricultural Markets Activity (RAMA) – Nacala Corridor funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The USG, in partnership with the Government of Mozambique, local partners and the private sector has invested heavily in the …

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Expansion of the Viable Sweet Potato for Africa (VISTA) activity

The United States Government (USG), the Agricultural Research Institute of Mozambique (IIAM) and the International Institute Potato Center (CIP) announced on May 8th, in Nampula, the expansion of the Viable Sweet Potato for Africa (VISTA) activity. Financially this project investment will pass from $2.25 million to $12.25 million. The United States Government through its Agency …

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Inauguration of IITA’s new facilities in the celebration of its 50th year anniversary.

The United States Government (USG), the Agricultural Research Institute of Mozambique (IIAM) and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) inaugurated, on May 8th, the new research facilities of IITA in the city of Nampula, partially funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). With USG support IITA has upgraded and equipped its …

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U.S. invests more than $40 million for projects in Nampula

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Mozambique, Mr. Dean Pittman, visited Nampula Province from 8th to 9th of May 2017. The U.S. Ambassador launched $38 million in new agricultural investments from the U.S. Government in support of Mozambican farmers and agribusinesses. These programs are targeted specifically to help smallholder farmers in Nampula …

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U.S. Supports Mozambique in Ending Malaria for Good

U.S. GOVERNMENT RELEASES MALARIA REPORT, SHOWCASING PROGRESS, OUTLINING CHALLENGES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2017 (Maputo, Mozambique, April 25) –  The United States’ President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its eleventh annual report documenting progress across its …

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Ambassador’s speech at Comité de Coordenação Sectorial (CCS) do Ministério da Saúde

Speech from CCS Meeting   Your Excellency Dra. Nazira Abdula, Minister of Health, Your Excellency Dr. Mouzinho Saide, Vice – Minister of Health, Honorable representatives of the Embassies and United Nations organizations supporting the health sector here today, Senhoras e Senhores, Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us for this important event. A …

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Ambassador Pittman launches PASSOS to Provide HIV Services, Prevention to Those Most at Risk

On April 6, Ambassador Pittman joined with representatives of the Government of Mozambique at the Port of Maputo Health Center to launch the PEPFAR-funded project, Integrated HIV Prevention and Health Services for Key and Priority Populations, known as PASSOS.  PASSOS is a five-year project that aims to provide integrated, comprehensive, and friendly HIV/AIDS prevention, care, …

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Ambassador Dean Pittman’s Op-Ed for World TB Day, March 24

World TB Day, March 24 More than a century ago, in 1882, German doctor Robert Koch announced the discovery of the TB bacillus, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB).  At the time, TB killed one in seven people worldwide.  Koch became known as the Father of Bacteriology, and his discovery made possible the development of …

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Ambassador Pittman Meets the Amazing TB Rats of APOPO

To observe World Tuberculosis Day, Ambassador Dean Pittman and English Club facilitators from the Martin Luther King Jr. American Cultural Center visited the APOPO offices, met some of the four-legged partners in detecting TB, and saw a demonstration of how the rats do their work. APOPO has trained giant pouched rats, which are indigenous to …

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PEPFAR Small Grants signing ceremony involving 17 organizations

The U.S. Embassy hosted a signing ceremony for the PEPFAR Small Grants program on February 8, 2017, at American Cultural Center.  The ceremony was the starting point for these 17 community based organizations to implement projects that will support the work of PEPFAR to end the AIDS epidemic in Mozambique.  PEPFAR, formally known as the …

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Remarks by Ambassador Pittman at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo

Remarks at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo Maputo, Eduardo Mondlane University Monday, October 31, 2016   Dr. Quilambo Dr. Macome Professor Moche Dr. Mokate Ms. Machanguana YALI Regional Leadership Center participants, good morning. On behalf of the U.S. government I would like to welcome you to the opening of the Maputo satellite …

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Ambassador Pittman at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo

In July 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama announced the creation of four Regional Leadership Centers (RLCs), located in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.  The Maputo Center, which opened in October, is a branch of the South Africa Center, focusing on Lusophone participants. These centers are part of the broader program under YALI to empower …

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Ambassador Pittman’s Meeting with CTA’s Board of Directors

  The U.S. Ambssador in Mozambique, Dean Pittman had on October 25, 2016 a courtesy meeting with the Board of Directors of the Confederação das Associações Económicas de Moçambique (CTA) and visited their office. The United States Ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman’s visit to CTA facilities was a courtesy visit within the framework of the …

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Ambassador Pittman visits Marketplace for Nutritious Foods grantee

During his first visit to Manica province in August, Ambassador Dean Pittman visited one of the Marketplace for Nutritious Foods grantees, VEGMAN. The purpose of the visit was to reiterate USG support for small and medium enterprise growth, production of nutritious foods, and bio-fortification. The Marketplace project supported VEGMAN with technical assistance and a grant to …

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Ambassador Pittman’s visit to “Primeiro de Maio” Health Center in Chimoio

The U.S Ambassador in Mozambique, Dean Pittman, on August 18, 2016, visited the PEPFAR/USAID-supported “Primeiro de Maio” Health Center in Chimoio, Manica Province. The facility links directly with community efforts to better streamline HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care services.  During the visit, Pittman reaffirmed the U.S Government commitment to save lives by supporting the National HIV/AIDS Program. …

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Ambassador Pittman visits American Corner and Radio Gesom in Chimoio

Ambassador Dean Pittman visited the American Corner at the Catholic University during his trip to Manica province in August, 2016. The American Corner serves students and community members in Chimoio who seek information on the U.S. and English Language materials. The American Corner is also used for U.S. Embassy-sponsored programs. During the visit Ambassador Pittman …

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U.S. Inaugurates Partnering for Innovation Export Trading Group Hub in Chimoio

Ambassador Dean Pittman participated on August 17, 2016, in the inauguration of one of 23 hubs being built by Export Trading Group (ETG) for storage and supply of seeds in the provinces of Tete, Nampula, Manica, and Zambézia under USAID’s Partnering for Innovation (P4I) program. Ambassador Pittman saw one of USAID public-private partnerships first hand …

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Ambassador Pittman visits Gorongosa National Park

The Ambassador made his first visit to Gorongosa National Park this week.  He was there with Minister Correia in honor of World Forestry Day and to participate in the official opening of the park for the tourist season.  The park is managed by an American NGO, which works with the Mozambican government to encourage economic …

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