News & Events

Recruitment of our new group of interns

The Embassy of the United States in Ouagadougou is currently recruiting interns to serve six months, from July 29, 2019 to January 31, 2020. The internship Program was designed for students in Burkina Faso and aims at benefiting both the Embassy and students by providing students with valuable educational experience in foreign affairs and by ...
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Run Like a Girl – Awareness and training through dance and theater

The U.S. Embassy is proud to support Wendy Jehlen and the Run Like a Girl program working with youth in Bobo-Dioulasso and Ouagadougou to break down gender stereotypes and empower young creativity. Fluent in American Sign Language, Wendy also works with talented Deaf students who will perform side by side with Hearing students at the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location:   Burkina Faso Event:  Terrorist and criminal groups continue plotting in Burkina Faso and attacks can occur with little to no warning.  Between April 26 and 29, seven out of thirteen administrative regions suffered significant security incidents, and there has been a notable increase in the number of incidents occurring outside of the restricted travel zone. ...
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