Call for Nominations Summer 2019 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars

Call for Nominations Summer 2019 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars Deadline to send nominations is January 12, 2019. PROGRAM OVERVIEW Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars SUSIs) are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen ...
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Call for Nominations: 2019 Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) for Secondary School Educators

Call for Nominations: 2019 Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) for Secondary School Educators   Email applications to GibrielMA@state.gov with “SUSI Secondary School Educators (Teachers)” and your name in the subject line. Deadline is January 5, 2019 The Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary Educators are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study ...
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Call for Nominations: Winter 2019 Study of the U.S. Institute on U.S. National Security Policymaking (January 3 to February 15, 2019)

Deadline to receive applications, no later than October 1, 2018 Please send your application using the word format nomination form (Word Document 33 KB).  Subject line should be 2019 Study of the U.S. Institute on U.S. National Security Policymaking Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Scholars are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose ...
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Voting Overseas

For FACEBOOK, Website   Live overseas? Your vote in 2018 still matters! http://youtu.be/V7Cq6wCinFA Go to https://www.fvap.gov/citizen-voter for info on voting absentee.   U.S. citizens living and traveling overseas can vote in state primary elections. Be a proud overseas voter!  Visit FVAP: https://www.fvap.gov/citizen-voter   U.S. citizens overseas voting in 2018: check with your state for when to request absentee ...
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2018 Overseas Voting Social Media Outreach

Social media can aid your efforts to reach local audiences of U.S. citizen voters during the 2018 election season.   If the consular section manages its own social media properties or if Mission social media platforms draw U.S. citizen audiences, the following content can be used to explain procedures and timelines for voting while residing ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Location: Khartoum’s northeastern area of al Souq and al Arabi, near the vicinity of al Shuhada Park, in close proximity to popular restaurants including Assaha and Ozone. Event:  Peaceful demonstration planned for tomorrow, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 A.M., calling for a change in the parliament and the presidency. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the ...
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Alert: Reconsider travel to Sudan due to terrorism and civil unrest.

Reconsider travel to Sudan due to terrorism and civil unrest.  Some areas have increased risk.  Please read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: The Darfur region, Blue Nile state, and South Kordofan state due to crime and armed conflict.   Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Sudan, especially in Khartoum.  Terrorists may attack ...
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Press Release: June 28 Trafficking in Persons Report Release

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo released the eighteenth annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report at a public event at the State Department in Washington, D.C. on June 28. The theme of this year’s TIP Report is “Local Solutions to a Global Problem: Supporting Communities in the Fight against Human Trafficking.”  This year’s report ...
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Demonstration Alert

U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan May 14, 2018 Location: Sudan, countrywide Event: Potential for demonstrations in Khartoum and across Sudan Ongoing events in Israel and Gaza may lead to protests, some of which may have the potential to become violent. Extremists may use recent events to target U.S. citizens, employing a variety of tactics. They may ...
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Invitation to apply for the 2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program through the Embark system

Invitation to apply for the 2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program through the Embark system US Embassy Khartoum deadline for receipt of application forms through the Embark system is Sunday, July 1, 2018 in order to select, interview, recruit and send final nominations to the US Institute of International Education (IIE) Attention: An official copy ...
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2019 Sudan Fulbright Program

Call for Applications The United States Embassy Khartoum will begin accepting applications for the 2019 Fulbright Foreign Student Program as of today, April 15, 2018.  This program will award grants to Sudanese graduates or near graduates to pursue an advanced degree, non-degree, or research program in the United States.  The Sudan Fulbright Program is designed primarily ...
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Passport Execution Fees Increase

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35. The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. Customers applying with the DS-11 ...
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The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs ECA is pleased to announce the FY2018 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) Competition

AEIF offers alumni of the U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs the opportunity to propose innovative projects that address one of the five U.S. foreign policy themes. Alumni are invited to submit their project ideas through the International Exchange Alumni Website: ( https://alumni.state.gov ) between March 1 and March 29, 2018. Alumni teams may request up to 25,000 ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Protests in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan – The United States Embassy in Sudan is deeply concerned by the continued arrests and detentions of hundreds of political leaders, activists and ordinary citizens, many of whom are being held in inhumane and degrading conditions, and without access to lawyers or family. The United States believes in every Sudanese’s right to enjoy ...
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2018 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA)

Application Deadline is March 18, 2018 TEA is an intensive non-credit, non-degree six-week professional development program at a U.S. university (January – March 2019 or September – November 2019).  Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program provides international teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information

U.S. Embassy Khartoum 08 January 2018 On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts. Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.   U.S. Embassy Khartoum reminds U.S. citizens of the continuing need for caution and awareness of personal security. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Khartoum reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review ...
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Announcement: Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2018 Grants Competitions

The U.S. Mission to Sudan is pleased to announce the opening of the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2018 Grants Competitions. AFCP Small Grants Competition AFCP Large Grants Competition AFCP was established to support countries in preserving their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures. The AFCP competition for Sudan supports preservation of cultural sites, objects, and museum collections ...
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Call for Nominations: 2018 Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) for Secondary School Educators

Email applications to GibrielMA@state.gov with “SUSI Secondary School Educators (Teachers)” and your name in the subject line. Deadline is January 1, 2018. The Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators (Teachers) is an intensive post-graduate level academic program with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign secondary educators the opportunity to deepen ...
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Call for Nominations: 2018 Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars

Email applications to GibrielMA@state.gov with “SUSI Scholars” and your name in the subject line. Deadline is January 1, 2018. Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. ...
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DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN SULLIVAN REMARKS ON HUMAN RIGHTS/RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN SUDAN NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Asalaam Alaikam [ah-Suh-LAHM-ah-LAY-kuhm].  I am honored to join all of you here today. I would like to first thank the leaders of the Al-Neelain [al NEE-len] Mosque for hosting us today and for their gracious hospitality. Many people from different faiths, backgrounds, and cultures have joined us here today to talk about the important work ...
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English Language Training at STEPS School

STEPS International School in Omdurman, partially funded by the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum on November 6 launched an English language training program with far-reaching impact. U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer, Keith Hughes attended the opening of this project that will equip already experienced English language teachers with modern strategies and encourage them to explore new ...
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DV End of DV2017 Announcement

Congratulations to the DV-2017 winners whose visas were approved and printed.  Your passports with visas have been delivered to you. The DV limit for 2017 of 50,000 visas was reached, so no further DV numbers are available for DV 2017.  If your visa application was not approved before the DV visa limit was reached, please ...
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Sanctions Revoked Following Sustained Positive Action by the Government of Sudan

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SPOKESPERSON HEATHER NAUERT October 6, 2017 Today, the United States decided to revoke economic sanctions with respect to Sudan and the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412, in recognition of the Government of Sudan’s sustained positive actions to maintain a cessation of ...
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Consular Announcement

When an individual makes a visa application, only a U.S. consular officer reviews the facts of the case and makes a determination of eligibility based on U.S. law. All visa applications are reviewed individually in accordance with the requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and other relevant laws, which establish detailed standards for determining ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks Following his Meeting with North Darfur State Governor Abdel Wahid Yousif Ibrahim

August 28, 2017 Governor’s Office North Darfur State, Sudan Administrator Green: I wish to offer my sincere thank you to all of you, in particular to the Governor, for the very warm welcome today. My visit here to North Darfur today not only demonstrates USAID’s continuing concern and support for the people of Sudan, but ...
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Sudan International Religious Freedom Report for 2016

Executive Summary The Interim National Constitution (INC) provides for freedom of religious creed and the rights to worship, assemble, and maintain places of worship. Some laws and government practices are based on the government’s interpretation of a sharia system of jurisprudence and do not provide protections for religious minorities, including minority Muslim groups. The law ...
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System Maintenance Notice

Due to system maintenance the following mailboxes will be down starting at 4:30 PM (local time) on Monday August 14, 2017 until 8:00 AM (local time) on Thursday August 17, 2017: KhartoumCongressional@state.gov KhartoumConsular@state.gov KhartoumNIV@state.gov KhartoumIV@state.gov KhartoumV92V93@state.gov KhartoumACS@state.gov For urgent inquiries please send an email to KhartoumConsularTemporary@state.gov . Please resume use of the regular mailboxes on Thursday August 17, 2017 as the temporary ...
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Visit To Khartoum By Deputy To The Commander For Civil-Military Engagement Ambassador Alexander Laskaris

August 7, 2017 MEDIA NOTE VISIT TO KHARTOUM BY DEPUTY TO THE COMMANDER FOR CIVIL-MILITARY ENGAGEMENT AMBASSADOR ALEXANDER LASKARIS The Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement, United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), Ambassador Alexander M. Laskaris, will visit Khartoum, August 8-9 to meet with senior military, political, and government leadership to discuss areas of cooperation ...
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THE U.S. EMBASSY ON THE SITUATION IN JEBEL MARRA

Khartoum, Sudan – The United States is concerned about the alarming malnutrition rates and deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Jebel Marra region of Darfur where the lives of thousands of children and vulnerable adults are at stake. Recent nutrition screenings and surveys show critical levels of severe acute malnutrition indicating a complex humanitarian crisis that ...
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Dialogue and Counterterrorism Cooperation with Sudan

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release July 20, 2017 STATEMENT BY SPOKESPERSON HEATHER NAUERT Dialogue and Counterterrorism Cooperation with Sudan The United States welcomes the recent announcements by the Governments of Sudan and Saudi Arabia underscoring Sudan’s commitment to sustain positive dialogue with the United States and to continue collective ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Precautions on July 14

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that Embassy personnel have been instructed to avoid unnecessary movements and remain at home on Friday, July 14.  This action is a precautionary measure following the announcement of an extended sanction review period.  The Embassy is not aware of any reports of planned protests or demonstrations. Even demonstrations intended ...
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The Administration Extends Sudan Sanctions Review Period

The Administration Extends Sudan Sanctions Review Period Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC Today, the President issued an Executive Order (E.O.) extending the review period established by E.O. 13761 of January 13, 2017, which set forth criteria for the revocation of certain sanctions on Sudan. The President’s E.O. extends the review period for an additional ...
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Independence Day Remarks as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Steven C. Koutsis, July 4, 2017

Representing the Government of Sudan, Ambassador Mahmoud Hassan Alamin Director General of Bilateral Affairs and Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassadors, Chiefs of Mission Members of the Diplomatic Corps Distinguished Guests My Fellow Americans We at the U.S. Embassy would like to thank you all for joining us for the 241st anniversary ...
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2017 EID AL-FITR Message from Secretary Rex Tillerson

Dear Sudanese people: On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, I convey our warmest wishes to our Muslim friends around the world. This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan, a holy month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity. On Eid al-Fitr, Muslims in the United States and around ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Confirmed Cases of Cholera in Sudan

United States Embassy Khartoum, Sudan Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Confirmed Cases of Cholera in Sudan June 1, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that there are confirmed reports of cholera cases in some areas of Sudan, including the greater Khartoum metropolitan area, that have resulted in fatalities. This is a reminder ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Confirmed Cases of Cholera in Sudan

The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that there are confirmed reports of cholera cases in some areas of Sudan, including the greater Khartoum metropolitan area, that have resulted in fatalities. This is a reminder to follow hand hygiene practices, and to consume safe food and water. Those who will be far away from ...
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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON ON THE OCCASION OF RAMADAN

On behalf of the US State Department, I hope and Rinda Muslims around the world Ramadan Mubarak and Mhie peace. Ramadan is the month of dignity, generosity and self-reflection. More importantly, it is a time of family and friends meeting and giving charity to the less fortunate people. This reminds us all of the month ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Ramadan

On behalf of the American people, I would like to wish all Muslims a joyful Ramadan. During this month of fasting from dawn to dusk, many Muslims in America and around the world will find meaning and inspiration in acts of charity and meditation that strengthen our communities. At its core, the spirit of Ramadan ...
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CDA Koutsis Remarks at the Sudan Banking Conference (As Prepared)

Remarks U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Steven Koutsis (As Prepared) at the Sudan Economic Forum Thursday, May 25, 2017 Sudanese Bankers Union, Jamhoria St., Khartoum, Sudan Undersecretary El Naim of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Undersecretary Holi of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Excellencies, Distinguished officials, Members of the Diplomatic community, Ladies and Gentlemen: It ...
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APPLY NOW! Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2018-2019, Call for Applications

APPLY NOW!  SEEKING CANDIDATES FOR THE 2018-2019 HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017. The Humphrey Fellowship brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level academic study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts.  To qualify, applicants must have the following:   ...
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U.S. Embassy Khartoum reiterates that the United States has made its position with respect to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s travel clear.

In response to rumors recently circulating in the media, U.S. Embassy Khartoum reiterates that the United States has made its position with respect to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s travel clear. We oppose invitations, facilitation, or support for travel by any person subject to outstanding International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrants, including President Bashir. Also, there ...
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U.S. Embassy staff commemorates fallen colleagues

U.S. Embassy Charge d ‘affairs Steven Koutsis and embassy staff gathered for a moment of silence to commemorate colleagues who sacrificed and lost their lives serving the United States. Each year on the first Friday of May, the Department of State observes Foreign Affairs Day, recognizing employees of foreign affairs agencies and their dedication and ...
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Remark by Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations at a UN Security Council Thematic Debate on Human Rights

U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City AS DELIVERED Thirty years ago, my predecessor, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, made the case that human rights have a special place in foreign policy. It had been just two years since the General Assembly passed its outrageous resolution equating Zionism with racism. Moynihan thought tolerance and compassion ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations at a UN Security Council Thematic Debate on Human Rights

As Delivered Thirty years ago, my predecessor, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, made the case that human rights have a special place in foreign policy. It had been just two years since the General Assembly passed its outrageous resolution equating Zionism with racism. Moynihan thought tolerance and compassion could use a win at the UN, and as ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Celebrates Former U.S. Embassy Employee’s Years of Service

Chargé d’Affaires Steven Koutsis visited former U.S. Embassy employee Hassan Idris who served U.S. Embassy Khartoum for 43 years (1958 to 2002) as driver to previous Chargé d’Affaires. During the visit, Chargé d’Affaires Steven Koutsis viewed several photos and memorabilia during Mr. Idris’ time at the U.S. Embassy. Koutsis thanked him for his years of ...
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Sudan: Closing Political Space and Media Crackdown

For Immediate Release Statement by Mark Toner, Deputy Spokesperson December 16, 2016 The United States is concerned about the Government of Sudan’s threatening rhetoric and the crackdown on Sudanese media in response to calls by Sudanese civil society for civil disobedience. If protests do occur, we urge the Government to respond to protesters with restraint, ...
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Troika Statement

December 7, 2016 For Immediate Release Joint Statement on Political Detentions and Newspapers’ Censorship The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States), the European Union (the EU, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the UK), and Canada are concerned about the detention, apparently without charge, of a ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens

November 8, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that the Government of Sudan recently released an announcement regarding the lifting of state subsidies on certain consumer commodities.  In addition, the government has reportedly taken measures to prevent or disrupt activities to protest the measures. Review your personal security plans, remain aware of ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Promotes Education in Sinnar

U.S. Embassy Khartoum’s Deputy Chief of Mission Benjamin Moeling visited Sinnar State October 12-13. During his trip, U.S. Embassy Khartoum donated a library to Al-Humaira Basic School for Girls in Wad Alnayal. In demonstration of our commitment to education, the library will be shared by other primary schools in the surrounding community. DCM Moeling also ...
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Sudan’s National Dialogue General Conference

October 8, 2016 For Immediate Release Statement by John Kirby, Spokesperson Sudan’s National Dialogue General Conference The United States notes the Government of Sudan’s intention to hold a General Conference on October 10 to review the progress made by National Dialogue participants. While we acknowledge that the conference will recognize the contributions of the different ...
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Conference Clarifies U.S. Sanctions on Sudan

September 28, 2016, For Immediate Release Embassy of the United States of America Khartoum, Sudan Public Affairs Section The U.S. Department of State hosted a conference in New York on September 19, 2016, in which representatives from State, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Demonstrations

July 21, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that a possible demonstration has been organized by the Sudanese Turkish Friendship Society to begin after Friday prayers on July 22, 2016, beginning at the Grand Mosque in Khartoum and ending at the Turkish Embassy. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational ...
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U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth Travel to Khartoum

July 2, 2016 On June 29 and 30, Special Envoy Donald Booth visited Khartoum and engaged with government officials on a range of issues, including the political negotiations to end the conflicts, the National Dialogue, and implementation of a cessation of hostilities. He also met with the leadership of the United Nations African Union Hybrid ...
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Embassy Participates in Ramadan Food Drive while Promoting Disability Rights

U.S. Embassy Khartoum was honored to participate in the Physical Disability Challengers’ annual Ramadan food handout on June 5. Disability Challengers advocates for people with disabilities through capacity building and public awareness. Staff passed out bags of food, and the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum donated books to the children. Special thank you to this wonderful ...
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United States Supports World Food Programme Operations in Sudan

5 May 2016 Khartoum – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a significant in-kind food contribution, 47,500 metric tons of sorghum, from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Valued at approximately US$ 37 million, this in-kind food contribution will be used to support WFP’s operations in Sudan.The United States Embassy ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violent University Protests

April 28, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens in Sudan that there have been incidents of violence at several universities in Khartoum, including disputes over plans to sell university land, and conflict between rival political groups that resulted in the death of a student. As a result of ongoing unrest, the Embassy ...
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Statement from Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues – Catherine Russell on Her Visit to Sudan

April 26, 2015 | Khartoum, Sudan Over the past two days, I had the opportunity to meet with a wide range of people from Sudanese society, including government officials, students, entrepreneurs, and representatives from civil society and international organizations. It is clear that Sudan’s ability to ensure that women and girls are protected and empowered ...
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Ambassadors of Jazz

2016’s International Jazz Day concert April 30 will be broadcast live from the White House. In support we present White House Music, an extensive look at legendary musicians who have performed there during the Obama years. Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé, B.B. King, Mick Jagger, many more.  Includes a link to full-length videos of White House concerts. See ...
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Statement by Mark Toner, Deputy Spokesperson – Sudan: U.S. Expresses Serious Concern Regarding Darfur Referendum

April 9, 2016 The United States expresses serious concern regarding the Government of Sudan’s plans to conduct a referendum on April 11-13 over the political future of Darfur. If held under current rules and conditions, a referendum on the status of Darfur cannot be considered a credible expression of the will of the people of ...
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Joint Statement Encouraging Sudanese Parties to Agree on the AUHIP Roadmap

April 8, 2016 The Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States) supports the efforts of the African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to create a Roadmap Agreement for ending conflict in Sudan. While we welcome the Government of Sudan’s signing of the Roadmap agreement, we urge the government to clarify its commitments regarding ...
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U.S. Embassy Delegation Visits Darfur

El Fasher, Sudan | March 3, 2016 A delegation from the United States Embassy in Khartoum, led by Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) a.i. Benjamin Moeling, completed a successful visit to North Darfur on March 3. The delegation met with a wide range of individuals and organizations in El Fasher, including the Wali, local government and security ...
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Worldwide Travel Alert

November 23, 2015 The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons ...
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Disability Advocacy Organization Launches New Program with USAID

November 19, 2015 KHARTOUM—Action on Disability and Development (ADD) International, an organization based in the United Kingdom that works for independence, equality and opportunity for people with disabilities living in poverty, today launched a new program in Sudan with its first-ever grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID awarded the organization ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest at Egyptian Embassy

November 18, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that Sudanese social media sites are calling on people to gather tomorrow, November 19 at 10:00 a.m. outside the Egyptian Embassy in Khartoum to protest the treatment of Sudanese citizens in Egypt and demand the immediate withdrawal of the Sudanese Ambassador in Cairo. Some ...
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United States Embassy in Khartoum Welcomes Sudan’s Removal from the Financial Action Task Force List

  October 29, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan – The United States Embassy in Khartoum welcomes Sudan’s removal from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) list of countries with strategic deficiencies in their legal and regulatory framework for combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism. During the FATF’s plenary meeting on October 21-23, 2015, the organization ...
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Readout of Deputy Assistant Secretary Wiesner and USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Leavitt Visit to Sudan October 18

October 20, 2015 Media Note Khartoum, Sudan – During an October 18-October 20 UN/OCHA multi-donors’ Mission to Sudan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Catherine Wiesner and USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Bob Leavitt – together with the international donor delegation – met with Sudanese ...
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The United States Welcomes Sudan Revolutionary Front’s Commitment to a Cessation of Hostilities

September 29, 2015 The United States welcomes the Sudan Revolutionary Front’s statement of September 15, 2015, including its commitment to a six-month cessation of hostilities. This statement follows the Government of Sudan’s announcement in August of a unilateral two month cessation of hostilities. We urge botxasrae tpaeiaoioo eaeiarap hmonth cessation of hostilities and to begin ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Reminder

September 9, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens that from September 10 – 12 all non-essential travel outside of Khartoum by embassy personnel has been temporarily suspended. This is a precautionary measure because of the upcoming September 11 anniversary. Please remain vigilant and maintain your situational awareness for any signs of suspicious ...
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Statement by the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Ambassador Donald Booth on his Visit to Sudan

August 29, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan – My delegation and I completed our visit to Sudan on August 29. We engaged the Government of Sudan on the full range of issues that frame our bilateral relationship. My visit also included constructive discussions with civil society representatives, business leaders, political parties, humanitarian actors, and other Sudanese citizens. ...
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United States Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

July 27, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan – On July 26, the United States celebrated the 25th anniversary of passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination based on physical or mental disability in all areas of public life and promotes accessibility to jobs, schools, transportation, and places open to the general public. The ...
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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

These annual reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits annual reports on all countries receiving assistance and all UN member states to the U.S. Congress in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act ...
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Ramadan Drive

June 29, 2015 Each year, over 8 million Muslims celebrate Ramadan in the United States at the same time the Sudanese are celebrating. In the spirit of celebrating our common ties, U.S. Embassy Khartoum staff distributed over 85 Ramadan food packages to its Sudanese neighbors living near U.S. Embassy grounds. Food packages included items such ...
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“Let Girls Learn”

“Win-win: Educating girls helps everyone.” First lady Michelle Obama met with pupils and teachers at London’s Mulberry School for Girls. During her June 16 visit to London, first lady Michelle Obama ( https://share.america.gov/five-little-known-facts-about-michelle-obama/ ) announced that the United States and the United Kingdom are launching new partnerships worth nearly $200 million to support education for adolescent ...
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Sudan Travel Warning

June 15, 2015 The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Sudan. We urge U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to the Darfur region of Sudan, and to Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states, and advise U.S. citizens to consider carefully the risks of travel in other areas of Sudan. This ...
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America Partners With Dal Group To Advance Education And Nutrition Through Dairy Distribution

June 1, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan — The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), signed an agreement on Sunday with DAL Food to provide locally sourced, pasteurized milk to 5000 malnourished school children in Red Sea State, as part of a public-private partnership to improve education and nutrition through dairy distribution. DAL Dairy ...
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Community Health Day in Kalakla

May 6, 2015 Members of the United States Embassy in Khartoum participated in a Community Health Day on May 2 in Kalakla. The event was sponsored by the Abd Elaal Elidrissi Organization for Self Rehabilitation – a non-profit group formed in 2008 to support the psychological needs of homeless people, persons with addictions, and/or those ...
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Community Heatlh Day

May 2, 2105 U.S. Embassy Khartoum participated in a Community Health Day on May 2. The event was sponsored by the Abd Elaal Elidrissi Organization for Self Rehabilitation – a non-profit group formed in 2008 to support the psychological needs of homeless people, persons with addictions, and/or those at-risk for taking their own lives. The ...
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Joint Statement on Elections

April 20, 2015 The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Begin Text: The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) regret the Government of Sudan’s failure to create a free, fair, and conducive elections ...
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Americans Support Local Industry to Fight Malnutrition in Sudan

March 2, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan – The United States is fighting malnutrition in Sudan through an innovative partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and a local peanut processing facility that produces a product used to treat severe acute malnutrition in children under age five. In Sudan, more than 2 million children need nutrition ...
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Expanding Avenues to the Internet for Sudanese User

By Ambassador Jerry Lanier, the Chargé d’Affaires at the United States Embassy in Sudan – February 17, 2015 On February 17, my government announced that, effective February 18, Sudanese sanctions regulations are amended to authorize the exportation and re-exportation to Sudan of certain personal communications hardware and software, as well as related services from the ...
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