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  • AMB Leonard Talks U.S. Elections and Transition

    AMB Leonard Talks U.S. Elections and Transition

    Ambassador Leonard gave an interview on AFRO-FM, on the U.S. Elections and key lessons learned for Africa. In her remarks, she emphasized the role of institutions and urged all African citizens to vote. She also highlighted the strong bi-partisan support Africa policy has enjoyed over the years through different administrations.

  • AGOA In FOCUS

    AGOA In FOCUS

    During Africa Trade Week Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard delivered remarks during Panel Discussion on AGOA and the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

  • ADM Howard Visits AU

    ADM Howard Visits AU

    On November 22, Admiral Michelle Howard, Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, & U.S. Naval Forces Africa visited the AU to participate in a workshop specifically focused on fragility in Africa and the role of women, peace and security. USIP and IPSS sponsored the workshop.

  • USAU Has New Ambassador

    USAU Has New Ambassador

    As the U.S. Ambassador to the African Union, Mary Beth Leonard is President Obama’s representative to the African Union and the U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Economic Commission for Africa. She was the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Mali from 2011-2014.

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  • Mandela Washington Fellowship 2017
    Mandela Washington Fellowship 2017

    The 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship application opens today, September 21. Learn more about this once in a lifetime opportunity and the steps you will need to take to apply at yali.state.gov/apply. Stay connected with #YALI2017 

  • Make A Difference
    Make A Difference

    In support of President Obama's Leadership Summit on Refugees, the United States Mission to the African Union (USAU), in collaboration with the regional office of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) and the Jesuit Refugee Service’s (JRS), organized a three day workshop on leadership and entrepreneurship for 30 refugee students. 

  • USAU Hosted Tweet-Up
    USAU Hosted Tweet-Up

    On April 28, the U.S. Mission to the African Union (USAU) and the African Union Commission hosted a live TweetUp event with youth across the African continent to generate engagement on the role the U.S. and the African Union Commission can play in building " The Africa We Want".  

  • How the African Union-U.S. partnership is making a difference.
    How the African Union-U.S. partnership is making a difference.

    The U.S. and African Union work together to rapidly deploy peacekeepers to respond to emerging conflicts. 

  • USAU 2016 YALI Fellows
    USAU 2016 YALI Fellows

    Congratulations to the 2016 YALI Fellows from the AUC. The six fellows selected from the AUC will be part of the contingent of the 1,000 fellows selected from across Africa for the 2016 program. Fellows will depart mid-June & return early August.  

  • Signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation to Support the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
    Signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation to Support the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks and participates in a MOU signing with AU Commission Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on April 13, 2015. 

  • AFRICOM welcomes African Union journalists
    AFRICOM welcomes African Union journalists

    Eight journalists who are accredited with the African Union are visiting U.S. Africa Command this week as invited participants of the command’s public outreach and communications program. The journalists, from both traditional and new media, represent a variety of news organizations in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda.  

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