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Djibouti City Acclaimed As The New World Capital Of Culture And Tourism

April 13, 2018 – H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade has publicly signed the official decision naming DJIBOUTI as WORLD CAPITAL OF CULTURE AND TOURISM on April 10, 2018, in the presence of the diplomatic corps accredited to the global tourism institutions: European Council on Tourism and Trade and European Tourism Academy.

Fri, Apr 13, 2018 Fri, Apr 13, 2018

High-level Meeting on Somalia on the Sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Statement by

His Excellency

Mr. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Head of the Djibouti Delegation

During the

High Level Meeting on Somalia

Thursday September 21, 2017

Mon, Oct 2, 2017

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 Thu, Nov 10, 2016

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports, starting June 4, 2018.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Djibouti is among the 20 fastest-growing African economies in 2024, with a projected growth rate of 6.2%​.

Djibouti is among the 20 fastest-growing African economies in 2024, with a projected growth rate of 6.2%​.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 18, 2024/APO Group/ -- Report forecasts stronger growth for Africa in 2024, outpacing projected global average; Continent is second-fastest-growing region after Asia.
Africa will account for eleven of the world’s 20 fastest-growing economies in 2024, the African Development Bank Group said in its latest Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook (MEO) of the continent released on Friday.

Wed, Feb 21, 2024 Wed, Feb 21, 2024

Today Ambassador Douale sent a condolence letter on behalf of the people of Djibouti to the family of the late Muhammad Ali

Today Ambassador Douale sent a condolence letter on behalf of the people of Djibouti to the family of the late Muhammad Ali

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Thu, Jun 9, 2016

Business Executive for National Security (BENS) visited in Djibouti led by The (Ret) General Norton Schwartz.

Une délégation de Business Executive for National Security des Etats Unis se trouve actuellement à djibouti conduite par le général à la Retraite Norton Schwartz .Ils ont rendu une visite de courtoisie au Président de l' Assemblee National M. Mohamed Ali Houmed.
Le ministre des affaires étrangères monsieur Mahamoud Ali Youssouf a aussi tenu ce matin une réunion de travail avec la délégation.
Les discussions ont porté sur les voies et moyens de consolider la sécurité et promouvoir la prospérité pour les deux pays.

Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Thu, Mar 21, 2019

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré l’Ambassadeur de l’Etat du Qatar

18 avril 2016 - Son Excellence monsieur Mohamed Siad Douale a rendu une visite de courtoisie à l’Ambassadeur de l’Etat du Qatar accrédité à Washington, DC.

Mon, Apr 18, 2016

U.S.-Djiboutian Relationship Strong and Strengthening, Mattis Says

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 —

The meeting between Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Djiboutian President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh yesterday went to the heart of the U.S. relationship with the African nation, the secretary said, describing it as strong and strengthening.

Tue, Apr 25, 2017 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Ambassador Mohamed Douale addresses the 2018 High school graduates at Rochambeau French International School in Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Mohamed Douale addresses the 2018 High school graduates at Rochambeau French International School in Washington, D.C.

Je vous exhorte donc à aborder l'avenir avec la certitude confiante qu'il n'y a pas de défis que l'on ne puisse surmonter ! Qu'il n'y a pas de problème qu'on ne puisse résoudre. Vous avez le talent, la créativité et l'énergie nécessaire. Je vous encourage à toujours user avec maximum des opportunités qu'offre le système universitaire pour continuer à apprendre, à acquérir les outils pour aborder le monde professionnel de demain.

Mon, Jun 11, 2018 Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Djibouti is pleased to host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his visit on March 9, 2018

Djibouti is pleased to host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his visit on March 9, 2018 as part of a regional tour in Africa. His visit is to further enhance the bilateral relations between the two countries. This is the second high-level visit following US Defense Secretary James N. Mattis last year. This is testament to the excellent relations that exist between Djibouti and the United States.

Djibouti remains a true, loyal and reliable partner to the United States.

Tue, Mar 6, 2018

Press Release on the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of IGAD held in Juba South Sudan on July 23 and 24 2017

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE

(07/24/2017) La 28ème session extraordinaire du Conseil des Ministres de l'IGAD s’est tenue les 23 et 24 juillet 2017 à Juba, capitale de la République du Soudan du Sud. La République de Djibouti a été représentée par son Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et de la Coopération Internationale, Porte-Parole du Gouvernement, Monsieur Mahmoud Ali Youssouf.

Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Notice to Biometric Passport Applicants

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Wed, Feb 21, 2018 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Briefing Meeting with the University student in Djibouti Embassy

On March 30th 2017, the Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti hosted a delegation of students from Mercer University in Georgia and their faculty advisor Dr. Eimad Houry. The students are representing the Republic of Djibouti for this year's National University Model Arab League Conference. The event will be held at Georgetown University Conference Center March 31st -April 2nd 2017.

Mon, Apr 3, 2017
Promotional Spot for the 2023 Djibouti International Fair

The 3rd Djibouti International Trade Fair, from December 3-10, offers a unique chance to explore investment opportunities in Djibouti and the broader region.

The 3rd edition of the Djibouti International Trade Fair will provide you an exclusive access to investment opportunities not only in Djibouti, but also in a region with multiple possibilities.

Tue, Oct 10, 2023 Tue, Oct 10, 2023

Remarks by Ambassador Douale at the Ceremony of Presentation of Credentials

January 25, 2016 - “Your Excellency the President of the United States of America Mr. Barack Obama, I have the immense privilege and the great honor to present to Your Excellency the letter of Credence by which His Excellency President Ismail Omar Guelleh of the Republic of Djibouti appoints me as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Djibouti...”

Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Video General Thomas Waldhauser

Djibouti Government manages more efficiently the Dorale Port better than the DP World Management, says General Thomas Waldhauser

Djibouti Government manages more efficiently the Dorale Port better than the DP World Management, says General Thomas Waldhauser.
Since the management of the port of Doraleh was withdrawn from the DP world, the Djiboutians took the turn and not the Chinese.

Fri, Feb 8, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019
Ceremonial Signing of the Geneva Consensus Declaration | October 22, 2020

The Republic of Djibouti sign the declaration of the Geneva Consensus on Promoting Women's Health and Strengthening the Family

Geneva Consensus Declaration on Promoting Women's Health and Strengthening the Family

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

Mr. Abdallah Omar had meeting in the Embassy with Mr. Aysa Miller Director for African Affairs of the USTR

The Economic Counselor Mr. Abdallah Omar Absieh had meeting on Wednesday 15th February 2017 in the Embassy with Mr. Aysa Miller Director for African Affairs Office of the Us Trade Representative.
The discussion has generally focused on improving the business climate and how to facilitate the investment of US companies in Djibouti and in particular to increase trade flows between the two countries. Mr Miller pledged to work with Djibouti to help attract US investments in the priority area such as energy, infrastructure and Tourism.

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Djibouti a U.S. partner, Washington Time Write by H.E amb Douale

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Fri, Apr 13, 2018 Fri, Apr 13, 2018