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The Council of Ministers of Djibouti adopted a Bill on the Refugee Status in Djibouti... the creations of an Economic Development Board and a Foundation of the Right to Housing

Bill on Refugee Status in Djibouti
The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Djibouti adopted a Bill on Refugee Status in Djibouti. This bill aims to strengthen and consolidate the national legal framework regulating the conditions of asylum and refugee status in Djibouti.

The Creation of an “Economic Development Board”

Tue, Sep 6, 2016 Fri, Sep 16, 2016

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union appoints General Osman Nour Soubagleh of the Republic of Djibouti as Commander of the AMISOM Force

Addis Ababa, 31 May 2016 : The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, appointed General Osman Nour Soubagleh as Commander of the AMISOM Force. General Soubagleh will henceforth take command of the military component of AMISOM to replace Lieutenant-General Jonathan Rono of Kenya. The appointment of General Soubagleh comes at a crucial time for the operations in Somalia. General Soubagleh will thus participate in the meeting on the Revision of the Concept of Operations of AMISOM scheduled to take place from 7 to 17 June 2016 in Addis Ababa and Nairobi... Read more...

African UnionTue, May 31, 2016 Tue, May 31, 2016
IA: Djibouti People Trailer

The Afar: The toughest people on earth?

(CNN) - Living above a magma chamber is not without its hazards, and yet the Afar have done so for generations.

CNNWed, Apr 6, 2016 Wed, Apr 6, 2016

Statement read by President Ismail Omar Guelleh at the Leaders Summit on Refugees in New York on 20 September 2016

Statement of H.E ISMAÏL OMAR GUELLEH
President of the Republic of Djibouti

Summit on Refugees

Praise with God that peace and blessing are on the Prophet, his family and his companions!

Praise with God that peace and blessing are on the Prophet, his family and his companions!

Mr. President,
Excellencies, Distinguished Heads of State and Government,
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon,

Tue, Sep 20, 2016 Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Starting January 1 ,2017 Working hours of Djibouti Administration will be from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday to Thursday

Le chef de l’Etat, M. Ismail Omar Guelleh, a présidé ce mardi les travaux de la 21ème séance du Conseil des ministres au cours de laquelle l’exécutif djiboutien a entériné la décision de réaménager les horaires de travail dans l’administration publique.

A cet effet, les horaires de travail seront désormais de 08h00 à 17h00 pendant cinq jours par semaine à partir de janvier 2017.

Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry's remarks on Djiboutian National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Djibouti on the anniversary of your independence on June 27...

U.S. Department of StateMon, Jun 27, 2016 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Secretary Kerry Travel to Colombo, Nairobi, Mogadishu, Djibouti, Riyadh and Paris

April 27, 2015 - ...The Secretary will travel to Djibouti, Djibouti, on May 5, where he will meet high-level leaders to discuss our bilateral cooperation and their support to evacuation efforts from Yemen. He will engage with Djiboutian youth and religious leaders on a range of issues. The Secretary will also visit with U.S. military personnel at Camp Lemonnier. This is the first time that a sitting Secretary of State will visit Djibouti.

U.S. Department of StateMon, Apr 27, 2015 Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Rencontre avec le Doyen des Pays Africains aux Etats-Unis, l’Ambassadeur du Congo Brazzaville Serge Mombouli

2 février 2016 - L’Ambassadeur de la République de Djibouti aux Etats-Unis, Son Excellence Mohamed Siad DOUALE a rendu visite aux Doyens des Ambassadeurs des pays Africains aux Etats-Unis, S.E. M. Serge Mombouli, Ambassadeur de la République du Congo Brazzaville aux Etats-Unis d’Amérique dans les locaux de l’Ambassade du Congo Brazzaville à Washington DC.

Tue, Feb 2, 2016

Remarks by President Obama and President Guelleh of Djibouti before Bilateral Meeting

May 05, 2014 - PRESIDENT OBAMA: I want to welcome President Guelleh and his delegation here today. I had an opportunity to visit Djibouti when I was a senator, before I was elected President, and saw firsthand the importance of U.S. cooperation with Djibouti.

The White HouseMon, May 5, 2014 Mon, May 5, 2014

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

Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil launch the work of a four-day workshop to promote tourism in Djibouti

Le Premier ministre, M. Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, a présidé hier au Palais du Peuple le lancement des travaux d’un atelier de quatre jours visant à promouvoir le tourisme à Djibouti.

Wed, Mar 7, 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

Press release :Djibouti does not recognize The arbitral award rendered by LCIA (London International Arbitral Court )

Press release :Djibouti does not recognize The arbitral award rendered by LCIA (London International Arbitral Court )

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 Fri, Aug 3, 2018

President of the Republic receives US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Le président de la République reçoit le Secrétaire d'État adjoint américain aux Affaires africaines 

Adi.djFri, Dec 7, 2018 Fri, Dec 7, 2018

President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh has been named member of European Tourism Academy in recognition of his visionary leadership

REPORTS FROM EUROPEAN TOURISM ACADEMY CEREMONY

Tue, Mar 27, 2018 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

President Obama greets President Guelleh at UN reception

September 20, 2016, New York - President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greeted His Excellency Ismail Guelleh, the President of the Republic of Djibouti...

Tue, Sep 27, 2016

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ELECTED PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

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

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

President Guelleh Receives the Credential Letters of U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti H.E. Larry André

Ambassador Larry André Letter of Credentials Speech

Good morning, Assalaamu aleykum
Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Djibouti,

It is an immense honor to present to you a letter from President Donald J. Trump containing my credentials to serve as the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Djibouti.

U.S. Embassy in DjiboutiTue, Feb 20, 2018 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

President Guelleh inaugurate Djibouti's new international free zone, the largest in Africa

Djibouti on Thursday launched the first phase of Africa's biggest free-trade zone, seeking to capitalise on its strategic position on one of the world's busiest trade routes.

At a ceremony in the capital, President Ismael Omar Guelleh hailed the scheme as the culmination of infrastructure projects "boosting Djibouti's place in international trade and commerce".

Agence France-PresseThu, Jul 5, 2018 Thu, Jul 5, 2018