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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Strengthening Rule of Law in Criminal Defense

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou   Funding Opportunity Title: Strengthening Rule of Law in Criminal Defense        Funding Opportunity Number: BF-NOFO-21-002 Deadline for Applications: September 1, 2021 Assistance Listing Number: 19.225 Total Amount Available: $100,000   A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Ouagadougou Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Ouagadougou would like to remind U.S. citizens living in Burkina Faso to remain vigilant and follow appropriate personal security practices during local holidays. Leading up to and in the weeks surrounding holidays, there may be an increase in crime, security-related incidents, and vehicle accidents. Actions to Take:  Continue ...
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Demonstration Alert: Place de la Revolution, July 3 and 4, 2021

Location:   Burkina Faso Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on July 3 and 4, 2021, starting at Place de la Revolution at approximately 8:00 am on both Saturday and Sunday.  No end time has been set for the demonstrations, which may expand into other areas of the city.  Counter-protests may also spontaneously develop at other locations ...
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U.S. Government Invests $190 Million To Increase Resilience in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 11 June 2021 Yesterday in Ouagadougou the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), officially launched the twelve activities included in the second phase of the Resilience in the Sahel Enhanced (RISE) program in Burkina Faso. Through this program, the United States will commit more than $190 million ...
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United States Condemns the Attack in the Village of Solhan in northern Burkina Faso

The United States strongly condemns the heinous attack and murders committed on the night of June 4 – 5 in the village of Solhan in northern Burkina Faso. We stand united with our Burkinabe partners in our common fight against extremism, and remain committed in our determination to promote peace and tolerance. We extend our ...
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