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U.S. and Ghana Partner to Build Capable and Resilient Security and Justice Sector Institutions

ACCRA –The United States and Ghana continue bilateral efforts in the areas of border, maritime, police peacekeeping, cyber security, and the administration of justice to build capable and resilient security and justice sector institutions.  Three high-level officials – U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Kirsten ...
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Mentoring Women Forum – Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan’s Remarks

Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan’s Remarks at the Mentoring Women Forum Standard Chartered Head Office, Accra, Ghana Thursday, January 9, 2020; 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.   Mentoring Women Ghana Executive Director Brigitte Dzogbenuku; Participants in today’s mentoring program; Good afternoon. I’m happy and honored that Brigitte invited me to join you today as a special guest. Let ...
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Statement on the End of U.S. Non-Immigrant Visa Restrictions in Ghana

Accra, GHANA— The United States has lifted the visa restrictions applied under Section 243(d) of the United States Immigration and Nationality Act.  As of Friday, January 17, 2020, visa processing will return to the normal procedures. The validity period and number of entries on new tourist and business visas (B1, B2, and B1/B2) for all ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra (January 8, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra (January 8, 2019) Location:  Ghana, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra (December 31, 2019)

Location:  Ghana, countrywide Event:  Local media is reporting that Ghana security services are maintaining a heightened state of alert and increased security precautions for New Years’ Eve gatherings. Actions to Take: Exercise caution if attending New Years’ Eve events Avoid crowds Monitor local media Be aware of your surroundings Review your personal security plans Assistance: ...
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