News & Announcements

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Notice to Biometric Passport Applicants

Notice for the application process for the new Djiboutian biometric passport

Wed, Nov 15, 2017


Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Djibouti / USA: President Ismail Omar Guelleh was the patron of a signing ceremony for several contracts worth $25 Million held at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

The contracts were awarded to four large Djiboutian companies through ‘Djibouti First’, a program designed to give priority to local businesses.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Sun, Nov 5, 2017 Sun, Nov 5, 2017
TIA&TW -  Amb. Mohamed Siad Doualeh (Republic of Djibouti)

Ambassador douale gave an interview toPBS News Dennis Wholey

Ambassador to the United States, Mohamed Siad Douale gave an interview to the Dennis Wholey Their conversation explores the unique mix of cultures and strategic locations of the Republic of Djibouti who host large American base in Africa (Camp Lemonier )

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

OIC Contact Group Meeting on Rohingya

Statement by

His Excellency

Mr. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Head of the Djibouti Delegation

During the meeting

Of the OIC Contact Group on Rohingya Muslim Minority

Tuesday September 19, 2017

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahamoud Ali Youssouf addresses the United Nations General Assembly

Discours Prononcé Par Son Excellence Monsieur Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Ministre des Affaires Etrangeres Et de la Cooperation International Chef de la Delegation Djiboutienne Devant le 72eme session de l'Assemblee Génerale des Nations Unies le Samedi 23 Septembre 2017

Mon, Oct 2, 2017

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

L 'ambassadeur Douale a rencontre H.E Mull Sebujja katende ,le nouvel ambassadeur de l Ouganda aux Etats-Unis

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré H.E. Mull Sebujja Katende, le nouvel ambassadeur de l’Ouganda aux Etats-Unis.

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Le président de la République reçoit une délégation du Congrès américain

Le président de la République, M. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, a reçu ce mardi une délégation de parlementaires membres de la commission en charge de la Défense au Congrès américain.

Les relations d’amitié et de coopération entre les deux pays ainsi que les voies et les moyens de les promouvoir et les développer davantage ont été au centre des échanges entre le chef de l’Etat et la délégation américaine qui était conduite par M. James Scott.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Fri, Sep 8, 2017 Sun, Sep 10, 2017

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


(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

Message H.E Mahmoud Ali Youssouf Minister Of Foreign Affairs to the Honorable Rex Tillerson US Secretary of State



Wed, Jul 5, 2017

Ambassador Douale made a presentation in ATLANTA for Djibouti progress over the past 40 years

Djibouti May Be Small but Its Opportunities for Development Punch Above Its Weight

During his visit to Atlanta in mid-June, Mohamed Siad Douale, the Republic of Djibouti’s ambassador to the U.S., traced for Global Atlanta his country’s progress over the past 40 years recalling its point of departure when it became independent from France in 1977.

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

La République de Djibouti fête dans la paix et la concorde ses 40 ans

La République de Djibouti fête dans la paix et la concorde ses 40 ans

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Wed, Jun 28, 2017 Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Ambassador douale will make a presentation in Atlanta next week

Atlanta Prepares for an Ambassador Influx Starting June 12

While it’s more coincidental than official, the week of June 12 is shaping up to be an impromptu ambassadors’ week in Atlanta, with top diplomats from four countries dropping in on the city.

It all starts that Monday with Canadian Ambassador David McNaughton, who will be hosted by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta for a discussion on NAFTA modernization and Canada’s trade ties with the U.S.

Mon, Jun 5, 2017 Mon, Jun 5, 2017

Ambassador Douale gave an interview to the digital Journal The Cipher Brief

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis made a trip to Djibouti in April in a show of friendship with the small East African country, at a time when other nations are also bolstering relations with Djibouti. China, for example, is building its first overseas military base there, just a few miles from Camp Lemonnier, the U.S. military’s primary base in the Horn of Africa. The Cipher Brief’s Kaitlin Lavinder asked H.E. Mohamed Siad Doualeh, Djibouti’s Ambassador to the United States, about the strength of relations with the U.S. and top security threats that the U.S.

Tue, May 30, 2017 Tue, May 30, 2017

TheThird Ministerial Meeting of the Djibouti-American Bi-National Forum Held in Washington

Djibouti/Etats-Unis : Tenue à Washington de la 3ème réunion ministérielle du forum binational djibouto-américain

Présidée conjointement par le ministre djiboutien des Affaires étrangères, M. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, et le sous-secrétaire d'Etat chargé des Affaires politiques, M. Thomas Shannon, la 3ème réunion ministérielle du forum binational djibouto-américain s’est tenue hier à Washington, aux Etats-Unis.

Fri, May 19, 2017

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

The Governor of the Central Bank gave an interview to the financial newspaper Banker África

The Governor of the Central Bank gave an interview to the financial newspaper Banker África, in which he spoke of the strategic priorities of the development of the Central Bank and the roles of regional Gateway to East Africa he said ``Due to its geographic location, Djibouti is naturally positioned to serve as a gateway for East Africa to the world, particularly Asia and Europe. Djibouti’s development strategy already includes a broad platform of services and logistics to exploit its natural advantage.

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

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

Djiboutian military delegation visits USS carrier George H. W. Bush (CVN-77)

A Djiboutian military delegation is visiting USS carrier George H. W. Bush (CVN-77)

L'ambassade des États-Unis d’Amérique à Djibouti avait convié lundi dernier une délégation d'officiers militaires djiboutiens à une visite à bord de l'USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77), porte-avions polyvalent américain à propulsion nucléaire.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Thu, Mar 23, 2017 Thu, Mar 23, 2017