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Niger - Relations with U.S. (Notes)


U.S.-NIGERIEN RELATIONS
U.S. relations with Niger have generally been close and friendly since Niger attained independence. Although USAID does not have an office in Niger, $8 million in official aid is administered through American and local non-governmental organizations with programs addressing food security, HIV/AIDS, and democracy and governance. The U.S. Peace Corps program, started in Niger in 1962, currently has about 140 volunteers in country.

Principal U.S. Officials
Ambassador--Bernadette Allen
Deputy Chief of Mission-Donald Koran
Defense Attaché-Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Hughes
Joint Management Officer--Don D. Curtis
Economic/Commercial/Consular Officer-Richard M. Roberts
Political Officer--Zachary Harkenrider
Public Affairs Officer-Stephen J. Posivak
Peace Corps Director-Mary Abrams

The U.S. Embassy in Niger is located on the Avenue des Ambassades. The telephone numbers for the embassy are (227) 20-72-26-61 through 65, and the fax number is (227) 20-73-31-67. The mailing address is B.P. 11201, Niamey.


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Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions
CFA Franc BCEAO Exchange Rates


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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