Official Remarks for CDA Amanda Jacobsen Government of Botswana Appreciation Ceremony: Thursday, September 22, 2022

Dumelang, Bagaetsho! It is a pleasure to be here with all of you to commemorate the long-standing partnership between the United States and the Government of Botswana, and to celebrate the momentous success of Botswana’s HIV response.  Since the HIV/AIDS epidemic began in 1981, more than 84 million people worldwide have been infected with the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana 09 September 2022

Location: Botswana, countrywide. Event: U.S. citizens are urged to be cautious and vigilant when living and traveling abroad given the potential threat of terrorist attacks and extremist action against U.S. citizens and interests. As the 21st anniversary of September 11th approaches, the possibility of violence overseas may increase. Locations where crowds gather such as hotels, …

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Military Partnership

Media Note September 10, 2022 Epic Guardian is an annual U.S. Africa Command-executed, Command-Post Exercise and Field Training Exercise designed to strengthen the ability of partner nations in the region to provide security and stability, and effectively identify and respond to crisis events. Approximately 100 U.S. service members will participate in a Field Training Exercise …

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Two-Day Sealed-Bid Auction

The United States Embassy in Botswana will be conducting a sealed-bid auction. Items for sale: generators and vehicle engines (used). When: Saturday, September 24 & Sunday 25, from 09:00 – 16:00 Where: NOT at the Embassy; DO NOT contact the U.S. Embassy. Address:  Gaborone West Industrial Plot 22038, Unit 9 and 10 (opposite Parmalat). The …

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United States Africa Command and Botswana Defence Force Hosted Inaugural Women’s African Military Professional Legal Network Event

Byline, Office of Legal Counsel Gaborone, BOTSWANA – The United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) Office of Legal Counsel co-hosted the inaugural Women’s African Military Professional Legal Network (WAMPLN), along with the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), at the Grand Palm Convention Center, in Gaborone, Botswana, on Saturday, August 6, 2022. This inaugural event was part of …

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United States Africa Command, Botswana Defense Force, and North Carolina National Guard Hosted Sixth African Military Law Forum, Gaborone, Botswana

Byline, Office of Legal Counsel Gaborone, BOTSWANA – United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM), the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), and the North Carolina National Guard (NCNG) hosted the sixth African Military Law Forum at the Grand Palm Convention Center in Gaborone, Botswana, from August 8 – 10, 2022. This signature legal engagement brought over 80 African …

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U.S. Embassy Gaborone – Evaluating and Providing Technical Solution to Meet Chancery Basement Fresh Air Requirements

Enclosed is a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for  U.S. Embassy Gaborone – Evaluating and Providing Technical Solution to Meet Chancery Basement Fresh Air Requirements . If you intend to submit a proposal, you should thoroughly examine all documents contained in the contract solicitation package, and submit it to the address shown on the Standard Form 1449.

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Statement by President Biden on the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

I look forward to hosting leaders from across the African continent in Washington, DC on December 13-15, 2022, for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.  The Summit will demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to Africa, and will underscore the importance of U.S.-Africa relations and increased cooperation on shared global priorities. The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit will build …

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ADMINISTRATOR SAMANTHA POWER REMARKS AT THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB: “A GLOBAL REVOLUTION OF DIGNITY”

National Press Club Washington, DC ADMINISTRATOR POWER: Good morning, everyone. I want to express my sincere thanks to Michael for that introduction. You should know that by birthright alone, Michael would make it into my list of treasured people—his father Mort Abramowitz was my longtime mentor—the voice guiding some of my best decisions and cautioning …

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Remarks at George Washington University: “The Administration’s Approach to the People’s Republic of China”

May 26, 2022 The George Washington University Washington, D.C. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Thank you.  Good morning. It’s a real pleasure to be here at The George Washington University.  This is an institution that draws outstanding students and scholars from around the world and where the most urgent challenges that we face as a country and a …

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FY2022 EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program

U.S. EMBASSY GABORONE PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Funding Opportunity Title: FY2022 EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-AF-22-GR-003 (May 19, 2022) CFDA Number: 19.022 ECA Overseas Grants (BOC 4121 and BOC 4122) Deadline for submitting proposals: June 30, 2022 Contact: U.S. Embassy Gaborone Grants Administrator: PASgaborone@state.gov I. Funding Opportunity Description U.S. Embassy …

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2022-2023 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching for International Teachers Program Announcement

The U.S. Embassy in Gaborone announces that the competition for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching for International Teachers Program for 2022-2023 is open. Application forms can be accessed from the following link –  https://fulbright.irex.org . The deadline for submission of applications from Botswana candidates is Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Program Overview: The Fulbright Distinguished Awards …

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United States Provides Additional $4 Million for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Botswana

The United States Government—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) —announces an additional $4 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance funding for Botswana. This additional assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act builds on more than $8.4 million in COVID-19 assistance to Botswana since the pandemic first emerged. This assistance supports the Government …

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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Competition Announcement

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the 2022-23 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program competition.  The application deadline is Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM.  Applications are submitted online at the following website: https://apply.iie.org/huberthhumphrey   Program Overview:  The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a one-year non-degree graduate-level study and professional development program for accomplished young …

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Request for Architect/Engineer Qualifications

Architect/Engineer Services are needed for comprehensive building inspection reports that will assist the Department of State to certify the condition of the homes and their systems at the American Embassy in Gaborone. The reports will also help the construction contractor and the Department of State to identify potential defects that require rectification. We will select …

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United States and Ministry of Investment, Trade, and Industry launch revised AGOA Utilization Strategy to improve economic growth in Botswana

Press Release – For Immediate Release April 29, 2021 United States and Ministry of Investment, Trade, and Industry launch revised AGOA Utilization Strategy to improve economic growth in Botswana On April 29, the Embassy of the United States of America joined the Ministry of Investment, Trade, and Industry (MITI) and other stakeholders to launch the …

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HAVE IT ALL” RELOADED CONTEST DETAILS

  TO APPLY: Submit a 1-2 minute video addressing the below statement. “March is the Month of Youth Against AIDS (MYAA). In honor of this month, the U.S. Embassy in Botswana is excited to announce the “Have it All” competition. Based on the documentary “Have it All,” we want to know how you would use …

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