News & Events

Rotary Malaria Partners Combat Malaria in The Gambia

On Friday, October 18, DCM Shelly Seaver and Economic Specialist Sam Sarre met with the Rotarian Malaria Partners. The group consists of Rotarians and leaders of non-governmental organizations who are committed to forwarding a broad international campaign for the global elimination of malaria. The group’s countries of focus include Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Senegal and ...
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U.S. Congressional Delegation Meets President Barrow, National Assembly Members

A House Democracy Partnership Congressional Delegation visited The Gambia on October 13 and 14.  The U.S. legislators were led by the HDP Chairman, Representative David Price of North Carolina and the delegation included Representative Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma , Representative Barbara Lee of California , Representative Diana DeGette of Colorado , and Representative Alma Adams of North Carolina .  While in The Gambia, the delegation received briefings from the Embassy Banjul Country Team and Peace Corps volunteers and met the Marine Security ...
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Public Diplomacy Announces Two Grant Opportunities

The U.S. Embassy Banjul Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that two different funding opportunities are available through its Public Diplomacy. Public Diplomacy’s Small Grants Program The Public Diplomacy’s Small Grants Program is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, ...
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CDA Speaks on Diplomatic Panel to Launch Commission on Political Debates

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Shelly Seaver recently joined a panel of four diplomats to discuss the importance of political debate during the official launch ceremony of The Gambia Commission on Political Debates.  The organization, the first such in the country, was founded by two of The Gambia’s Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni.  Bakary Fatty, a 2017 Mandela ...
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CDA Shelly Seaver Speaks with IVLP Participant

On October 18, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Shelly Seaver engaged in a meet-and-greet with 2019 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant, Ms. Isatou Jammeh. The CDA congratulated Ms. Jammeh for being selected to take part in a Regional Project, “Women Leaders – Promoting Peace and Security.”  Isatou is an emerging voice for victims of human rights ...
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