News & Events

Message for U.S. Citizens: Town hall for American Citizens at the U.S. Embassy

Location:  U.S. Embassy, Ouagadougou   Event:  Town Hall for American Citizens The U.S. Embassy in Ouagadougou invites all American citizens (and parents of minor American citizens – please leave children at home or school) to a town hall meeting with Ambassador Andrew R. Young to be held on Tuesday, December 3, from 10:00 am to ...
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Updated MASCOT – November 27, 2019

Location:   Burkina Faso   Event: Consistent with our primary responsibility to protect American citizens and consistent with the assessment that the security situation in Burkina Faso has reached a point where it is not appropriate for children to remain as part of the Embassy community at this time, the U.S. Embassy ordered the departure of U.S. ...
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Foreign National Student Internship Program (FNSIP) Recruitment – March 01 to August 31, 2020

The United States Embassy in Ouagadougou is currently recruiting for its Foreign National Student Internship Program (FNSIP). The length of the internship is six (06) months, from March 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. This program has been designed to assist Burkinabe students not only in acquiring professional experience but also helps develop an educational ...
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U.S. Embassy Joins Burkinabe for Solidarity Ride on the Final Tour du Faso Stretch.

U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young and U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou staff with family members participated in the final stretch of the Tour du Faso on November 3, 2019. The American riders completed one 4.5 Km bicycle ride along the final lap of the Tour du Faso in downtown Ouagadougou.  “The ride is a demonstration of our solidarity ...
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Annual Competition for the Fulbright and Humphrey Exchange Programs from December 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020

The United States Embassy in Burkina Faso announces the annual competition for the Fulbright & Humphrey exchange programs from December 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020. Public information sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 16:00 to 18:00, beginning Wednesday, December 04, 2019 to January 29, 2020 at the American embassy in Ouaga 2000 (Cell phones & computers not allowed). To ...
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