U.S. and Djibouti: Partners in Prosperity (English)

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Through USAID, the United States partners with the government and people of Djibouti to educate and empower youth, accelerate economic growth, and provide opportunities for brighter and more prosperous futures for all Djiboutians.

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Bonjour and greetings. I am Ambassador Larry André and on behalf of my colleagues of the U.S. Embassy and the American people, we are truly proud of our partnership with the Republic of Djibouti and Djiboutians across this beautiful nation. USAID leads the U.S. Mission’s efforts in working hand-in-hand with our partners from the government, the civil society and directly with the people of Djibouti to accelerate economic growth; strengthen primary education and technical training opportunities for youth; improve health; and build a vibrant civil society to contribute more fully to your country’s development objectives. In partnership with the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, the Ministry of Labor and the Djibouti Chamber of Commerce, we will enroll 12,000 young Djiboutians in skills-building programs to prepare them for the jobs of today. We are helping youth build entrepreneurial skills and enhance their English language skills and preparing them to become leaders in industries like transportation and logistics, tourism, hospitality, and construction. This requires a strong partnership and friendship between our two countries, so let us recommit ourselves to working together to achieve a shared vision of a brighter and more prosperous future for all Djiboutians. Merci beaucoup!

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