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Presentation of Credentials by Ambassador Melanie H. Higgins

Ambassador of United States to Burundi Melanie H. Higgins presented her credentials on March 2, 2021 at Ntare House. In her speech, Ambassador Higgins reiterated the U.S commitment to a strong bilateral relationship with Burundi.  Ambassador Higgins appreciated the warm welcome and that she plans to travel and discover the country. Ambassador Higgins expressed how she ...
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Burundi Travel Advisory – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Travel Advisory: Level 3: Reconsider Travel The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Burundi on February 10, 2021.  The Department continues to advise travelers to reconsider travel to Burundi due to COVID-19, crime, health, and political violence. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Burundi due to COVID-19. Burundi ...
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Wednesday for Women at Rosa Parks American Corner Kamenge

In 2020, the world commemorated 25 years since the adoption of the global agenda for advancing the rights and empowerment of women and girls everywhere.  Last year’s theme was “My voice, our equal future” at the Rosa Parks American Corner, Kamenge.  We work together to advance these issues at Wednesday for Women (W4W), a group ...
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