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Media Advisory: Travel Advisory for Sierra Leone Remains at Prior Year Level

The U.S. Department of State annually reviews and reissues travel advisories for every country. The information is provided to help travelers assess the risks of international travel and know what steps to take to ensure their safety while traveling. The travel advisory for Sierra Leone, reissued today, remains at Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution. This ...
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TechWomen 2020!

From September to October 2020, TechWomen will bring 108 women from 21 countries to the San Francisco Bay Area to participate in a professional mentorship and exchange program that empowers and connects women in STEM. If you are: An emerging professional woman in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) Interested in connecting and collaborating with ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Meeting With the Honourable Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Ph.d., Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone

On November 19, 2019, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met in Washington, D.C., with The Honourable Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Ph.D., Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Administrator Green and Vice President Jalloh spoke about Sierra Leone’s strong leadership in the health sector, particularly in preventing further outbreaks of Ebola. ...
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Ambassador Maria Brewer attended the opening of the Mano River Union conference on renewable energy yesterday in Freetown.

Ambassador Maria Brewer attended the opening of the Mano River Union conference on renewable energy yesterday in Freetown, introducing Power Africa coordinator Andrew Herscowitz, who made remarks on Power Africa’s role in the MRU region. Power Africa  is a U.S. Government partnership program that brings together technical and legal experts, with leaders from the private sector and ...
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Ambassador Maria Brewer spoke at the opening of the Empower Africa Agriculture Trade Mission on November 5, 2019

Ambassador Maria Brewer spoke at the opening of the Empower Africa Agriculture Trade Mission on November 5, 2019.  Ambassador Brewer stated, “The U.S. Mission in Freetown places a priority on creating sustainable prosperity in Sierra Leone.  We support strengthening capacity in the agricultural sector to reduce malnutrition, hunger and poverty, while adapting to environmental changes ...
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