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United States Releases 2021 Trafficking In Person Report

The Gambia remains on Tier Two Watchlist – signifying that The Gambian government does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so, according to the newly-released 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The report, produced annually by the United States Department of State as required by the Trafficking Victims ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces 2021 Mandela Washington Fellows

The United States Embassy in The Gambia congratulates seven young Gambians selected for the 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and with the health, safety, and well-being of Fellows and Partners as the highest priority, the U.S. Department of State will hold this year’s Fellowship virtually. While ...
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Solicitation for Business Opportunity

The U.S. Embassy building located in Banjul, The Gambia requires a renovation of the Consular Affairs (CA) area to accommodate (1) private office and (6) workstations.  This shall be achieved by the removal and relocation of a load-bearing wall to increase the space and provide line of sight within the CA area.  This requires localized foundation modifications to allow for this interior ...
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PRESS RELEASE: Ambassador Paschall Lauds Health Care Improvements, Urges Maternal Health Care Investments

On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, representatives of the United States Government joined the Government of The Gambia at the national dissemination of the 2019-2020 Gambia Demographic Health Survey (DHS).  Held at Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara International Conference Center, the U.S. Ambassador to The Gambia, R Carl Paschall, accompanied by Dakar-based USAID Deputy Mission Director Dr. ...
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PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Department of State Releases Religious Freedom Report on The Gambia

On May 12, 2021, Secretary of State Antony Blinken released the 2020 International Religious Freedom Report, an annual publication documenting the status of religious freedom in every country.  The report covers government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. The ...
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