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  • CBP Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske and Director General Papa Ousmane Gueye sign customs mutual assistance agreement (US Embassy photo)

    U.S. and Senegal Sign Customs Agreement

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Senegal Customs signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement on April 27 in Senegal marking a significant milestone in collaboration on security and trade facilitation between the two countries.

  • Members of the Senegalese military approach the Portuguese navy frigate Bartolomeu Dias (F-333) for a visit, board, search and seizure drill during Exercise Saharan Express 2015 (U.S. Navy photo)

    Saharan Express 2015 Takes Place

    Ambassador James P. Zumwalt presided over the closure of a multinational exercise named Saharan Express 2015, which took place from April 20 to 27 off the coast of Cabo Verde, Mauritania and Senegal.

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  • Dr. Mady Ba and Ambassador Zumwalt sign a declaration pledging to stop the spread of malaria in Senegal (US Embassy photo)

    World Malaria Day

    On April 25, governments and public health organizations around the world will celebrate World Malaria Day. U.S. reaffirms commitment to help Senegal eliminate malaria.

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  • Ambassador Zumwalt invites guests to his residence for the premiere of the film “Senegalese Women. (Photo US Embassy)

    U.S. Embassy Celebrates Women’s History Month

    On the occasion of Women’s History Month -- which is celebrated every March -- U.S. Ambassador James Zumwalt invited guests to his residence for the premiere of the film “Senegalese Women: A Challenge to Strife,” directed by former U.S. Political Attaché in Senegal, Ed Nef.

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guinea-Bissau, Mário Lopes da Rosa; U.S. Ambassador James P. Zumwalt; President of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz  (Photo US Embassy)

    Zumwalt Presents Letter of Credence to President Vaz

    The Honorable James P. Zumwalt, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau, presented his letter of credence to H.E. José Mário Vaz, President of Guinea-Bissau, at Guinea-Bissau’s Presidential Palace on March 10, 2015.

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  • The United States Mission offices in Dakar will be closed on Friday May 1, 2015, in observance of the Senegalese Holiday Labor Day.


  • The U.S. Embassy in Dakar also covers Guinea-Bissau, and we have a “virtual presence post” website for Guinea-Bissau in English and Portuguese. 



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    Mars/Avril 2015
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