Statemen tby Secretary Pompeo LGBTI Pride Month 

June 1, 2018 The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. In many parts of the world, LGBTI individuals and their supporters continue to face violence, arrest, harassment ...
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Implementation Review Meeting on the U.S.-Algeria Framework of Cooperation to Counter Illicit Nuclear and Radiological Trafficking

Algiers, Algeria—Representatives of the United States and Algeria met on April 18, 2018, to review bilateral efforts to counter the threat posed by the trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials. The meeting was part of a 2013 Framework of Cooperation that outlines areas in which the United States and Algeria can work together to ...
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Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson On the Chemical Attack in Douma  

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE  Office of the Spokesperson  Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson On the Chemical Attack in Douma  April 7, 2018 We continue to closely follow disturbing reports April 7 regarding another alleged chemical weapons attack, this time targeting a hospital in Douma, Syria. Reports from a number of contacts and medical personnel on ...
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U.S Ambassador to Algeria Travels to Sahrawi Refugee Camps

Ambassador John Desrocher conducted a two-day visit to Tindouf on March 27-29 to see the humanitarian situation in the Sahrawi refugee camps. During his visit, Ambassador Desrocher met with Algerian local officials, held discussions with United Nations representatives and NGOs, and spoke with Sahrawi refugees – particularly the youth – to learn more about the issues ...
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The United States Extends Condolences to Algeria on the passing of Ambassador Redha Malek

On behalf of the U.S. government and the American people, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert extended condolences to the Algerian people on the passing of former Algerian Prime Minister and Ambassador to the United States Redha Malek.  On August 1, Nauert said: “We were saddened to learn about the death of former Algerian Prime Minister ...
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The U.S. Embassy and Berlitz Center partner for English Language Summer Camp

The U.S. Embassy and the Berlitz Center in Algiers are pleased to announce the tenth edition of the El Amel English Language Camp. The Camp targets economically disadvantaged students, aged 15-25, at various levels of English proficiency. The 06-week El Amel Summer Camp will start July 20, 2017 and end August 31, 2017.  Participants will ...
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U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Algiers

The U.S. Embassy in Algiers hosted a delegation of Members of Congress from the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations, July 2-3, 2017.  The delegation, led by Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, visited Algiers as part of a regional trip to strengthen U.S. relations in the Maghreb region. During their visit, the delegation and U.S. Ambassador ...
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Admiral Michelle J. Howard Visits Algiers May 23-24, 2017

Admiral Michelle J. Howard, commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, completed a two-day trip to Algeria May 24, 2017, where she met with U.S. and Algerian civilian and military officials to discuss the enduring relationship shared by the nations’ militaries. Additionally, Admiral Howard and ...
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American Dance Company “BodyTraffic” Performs at Algiers Modern Dance Festival

As part of the eighth edition of the International Modern Dance Festival from April 29-May 2, 2017 and in cooperation with the Algerian Ministry of Culture, the U.S. Embassy is delighted to announce the arrival in Algiers today of BODYTRAFFIC, A Los-Angeles-based modern dance company.  Bodytraffic will perform for the 8th edition of the International Modern Dance ...
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International Modern Dance Festival, Los Angeles BODYTRAFFIC Company in Algiers

As part of the eighth edition of the International Modern Dance Festival from April 29-May 2, 2017 and in cooperation with the Algerian Ministry of Culture, the U.S. Embassy is delighted to announce the arrival in Algiers today of BODYTRAFFIC, A Los-Angeles-based modern dance company.  Bodytraffic will perform for the 8th edition of the International ...
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MLAT / Exchange of Instruments Ceremony

Mr. Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to be here today to exchange instruments of ratification for the Treaty Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters. ...
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Official opening ceremony of the project “Ibda3Com”

Official opening ceremony of the project “Ibda3Com” Santé Sidi El Houari (SDH) NGO, with the support of the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPIUSA), is pleased to announce the launch of: “Ibda3Com” Project Promoting and Empowering Youth for Civic Engagement through Artistic and Audiovisual Expression, Information and Communication Technologies and Sociocultural Activities Thursday, March 30, 2017 ...
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Statement by Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on the U.S. Military Response to the Syrian Government’s Use of Chemical Weapons

Statement by Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on the U.S. Military Response to the Syrian Government’s Use of Chemical Weapons The U.S. military strike against Shayrat airfield on April 6 was a measured response to the Syrian government’s  use of chemical weapons. The president directed this action to deter future use of chemical weapons and ...
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Bilateral Dialogue Between the United States and Algeria on Security and the Fight Against Terrorism

Bilateral Dialogue Between the United States and Algeria on Security and the Fight Against Terrorism On April 6, U.S. and Algerian officials met in Washington, D.C. for the fourth annual bilateral dialogue between the United States and Algeria on security and the fight against terrorism. Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism Justin Siberell led the U.S. delegation, ...
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U.S. Congressional Staff Delegation Visits Algiers

U.S. Congressional Staff Delegation Visits Algiers In the framework of our regular engagement and discussions to strengthen U.S.-Algeria relations, a delegation of Congressional staff members from the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Congressional Research Service will visit Algiers April 8-10, 2017. During their visit, the delegation and U.S. Ambassador Joan Polaschik will meet with ...
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Twenty U.S. Universities to Participate in U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Fair in Algiers

Twenty U.S. Universities to Participate in U.S. Embassy’s EducationUSA Fair in Algiers The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the organization of a fair on April 24 from 14:00 to 19:00 at the Palais de la Culture in Algiers to encourage Algerian high school and university students to consider studying in the United States.  Admission ...
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The United States and Algeria Increase Commercial Cooperation in Agricultural and Construction Sectors

In partnership with the U.S.-Algerian Business Council (USABC) and the Algerian Business Leaders Forum (FCE), the Foreign Commercial Service of the U.S. Embassy in Algeria led an Algerian business delegation to California and Nevada March 4-11. This U.S. Road Show – focusing on investment opportunities in construction, infrastructure, construction equipment, agriculture, and agribusiness – offered ...
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Next Level Program Brings American and Algerian Artists Together

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to work with the Ministry of Culture to organize a program promoting friendship and cultural exchange between American and Algerian artists.  The program is part of the Next Level initiative created by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in partnership with the University of North ...
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U.S. Embassy Encourages Algerians to Apply for Exchange Programs

Educational and cultural exchanges are a key pillar of U.S. diplomacy.  In Algeria, the U.S. Embassy is proud to build bridges and mutual understanding between Americans and Algerians through a wide range of exchange programs.  Since 1986, the U.S. Embassy has sponsored approximately 4,000 Algerians to participate in programs linked to professional development, leadership, education, ...
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American Mosaics Expert and Director of National Setif Museum to Host Press Conference

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce its support, in partnership with the National Museum of Setif, for a project to ensure the conservation of the museum’s ancient archeological collections.  Mr. Michael Morris, an American expert in mosaics, arrived in Algeria this week to lead workshops with staff from museums in Setif, Constantine, Annaba and ...
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New Payment/Scheduling System for Visa Applicants

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a new system for making payment and scheduling visa appointments.  Starting January 8, after completing the on-line visa application, applicants will visit an office of Aramex (located in Algiers, Hassi Messaoud, and soon, Oran) to make payment for the visa application.  Aramex will issue a receipt that will ...
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Colter Harper & LKHD and El Foukr R’Assembly in Algiers and Béchar

Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov  December 16, 2016 As part of ongoing cultural exchange between the United States and Algeria, and in partnership with the Algerian Ministry of Culture, U.S. Embassy Algiers is pleased to announce that El Foukr R’Assembly and Colter Harper & LKHD will perform and work with local artists and give workshops in Algiers and ...
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United States Pleased to be Country of Honor at the 2016 Livestock and Agribusiness Show

United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria September 26, 2016 Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov  The United States is pleased to be the Country of Honor at the 2016 Livestock and Agribusiness Show (SIMA-SIPSA) in Algiers October 4-7.  Twenty-two U.S. businesses are participating in the event, offering expertise in several areas, including potato production, cattle breeding, organic production, and technology ...
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U.S. Delegation to the International Energy Forum in Algiers

United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria September 26, 2016 Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov  The United States is pleased to participate in the 15th International Energy Forum in Algiers from September 26-28, 2016.  Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs Jonathan Elkind will lead the U.S. delegation, along with Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Mary ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry At the Council Session on Syria

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson September 21, 2016 United Nations Headquarters New York City, New York SECRETARY KERRY:  Mr. President, good morning, and good morning to all of our colleagues here on the United Nations Security Council.  I want to thank my colleague from New Zealand particularly for hosting this very important ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Joan A. Polaschik at “Intellectual Property and its Impact on Economic Development” conference 2016

United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria September 20, 2016 Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov  Mister Minister, Mister Secretary General, ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be here today to mark the opening of the “Seminar on the impact of Intellectual Property Rights on technology-driven economic development” under the joint sponsorship of the National Office for Copyrights and Related ...
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Conference on Intellectual Property and its Impact on Economic Development

United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria September 19, 2016 Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov  The U.S. government is committed to the effective protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights around the world, and recognizes the important role such enforcement plays in promoting economic development. On September 20-21, 2016 in Algiers, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the National Office ...
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Inauguration of the American International School Algiers

United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria August 22, 2016 Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov  Inauguration of the American International School Algiers Inauguration of the American International School Algiers Today, U.S. Ambassador to Algeria Joan Polaschik, Director General of Americas at the Algerian Foreign Affairs Ministry Ambassador Larbi Katti, Director of Legal Studies and Cooperation at the Algerian National Education ...
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U.S. Embassy to Host Fair Highlighting Exchange Programs

United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria August 21, 2016 Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov U.S. Embassy to Host Fair Highlighting Exchange Programs Educational and cultural exchanges are a key pillar of U.S. diplomacy. In Algeria, the U.S. Embassy is proud to build bridges and mutual understanding between Americans and Algerians through a wide range of exchange programs. Since 1986, ...
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Release of the 2015 International Religious Freedom Report

United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria August 10, 2016 Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov  Release of the 2015 International Religious Freedom Report  Today, Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken released the State Department’s 2015 International Religious Freedom Report. This annual report, mandated by Congress, documents the status of religious freedom in 200 countries and territories around the world. Respect ...
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The U.S. Embassy Partners with Center Stage to send Algerian Artists on Tours in the United States

United States Embassy Algiers, Algeria July 14, 2016 Contact: AlgiersPress@state.gov The U.S. Embassy Partners with Center Stage to send Algerian Artists on Tours in the United States The U.S. Embassy Partners with Center Stage to send Algerian Artists on Tours in the United States Today, the Algerian band Democratoz departed Algiers en route to the ...
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