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  • Ambassador Page Visits IDPs in Juba

    Ambassador Page Visits IDPs in Juba

    Ambassador Susan D.Page joined in a New Year's Mass with the IDPs at the UNMISS compound in Juba.

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  • Mission Deputy Director Alicia Dinerstein at the AGOA Forum

    USAID Deputy Director Explains AGOA

    USAID Deputy Director Alicia Dinerstein gave opening remarks at the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum on Tues, Nov 19. More information on AGOA can be found at

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  • South Sudan's First Marine Ball

    South Sudan's First Marine Ball

    The U.S. Embassy celebrates the 238th birthday of the Marine Corps at South Sudan's first Marine Ball. Click the link below to view more photos.

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  • Executive Order -- Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to South Sudan

    President Obama today signed an Executive Order that sends a clear message: The United States will not stand by as those entrusted with South Sudan’s future put their own interests above those of their people. those who threaten the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan, obstruct the peace process, target U.N. peacekeepers, or are responsible for human rights abuses and atrocities will not have a friend in the United States and run the risk of sanctions.Both the Government of South Sudan and Riek Machar’s rebels must immediately engage in and follow through on the inclusive peace process led by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development and resolve this conflict.

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  • 2013 Human Rights Report on South Sudan

    The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights. 

  • U.S. Special Envoy Donald Booth's Congressional Testimony on South Sudan

    On February 26, 2014, U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan testified before the Congressional Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, and International Organizations on "U.S. Policy Towards Sudan and South Sudan." 

  • Travel Warning - Republic of South Sudan (December 17, 2013)

    On December 17, the Department of State ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel from South Sudan because of ongoing political and social unrest. The Embassy is also suspending normal operations until further notice and cannot provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens in South Sudan.   [read more...] »

  • White House FACT SHEET: U.S. Efforts to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

    July 1, 2013: Wildlife trafficking is a multi-billion dollar illicit business that is decimating Africa’s iconic animal populations. Many species -- most notably elephants and rhinoceroses -- now face the risk of significant decline or even extinction. Like other forms of illicit trade, wildlife trafficking undermines security across nations.  [read more...] »

  • White House FACT SHEET: Trade Africa

    July 1, 2013: Today the President will announce the launch of Trade Africa, a new partnership between the United States and sub-Saharan Africa that seeks to increase internal and regional trade within Africa, and expand trade and economic ties between Africa, the United States, and other global markets.  [read more...] »

  • White House FACT SHEET: Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

    July 1, 2013: Since coming into office in 2009, President Obama has made global food security a foreign policy priority. At last year’s Camp David G-8 Summit, President Obama joined with other G-8 leaders, African heads of state, the African Union and private sector leaders in launching the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, with an ambitious pledge to lift 50 million people out of poverty in sub-Saharan Africa by 2022.  [read more...] »

  • President Obama Announces the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

    June 30, 2013: Today in front of an audience of more than 600 dynamic young leaders from South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda, President Obama announced the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the new flagship program of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Beginning in 2014, the program will bring more than 500 young African leaders to the United States each year for leadership training and mentoring.   [read more...] »

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