U.S. to provide $10 million to strengthen anti-corruption and anti-crime institutions

Subject: U.S. to provide $10 million to strengthen anti-corruption and anti-crime institutions under the Privileged Partnership for Peace and Prosperity Kinshasa, DRC– On September 26, U.S. Ambassador Mike Hammer signed a letter of agreement with Vice Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Security, and Customary Affairs Gilbert Kankonde that will provide an additional $10 ...
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World Press Freedom Day 2019 in the DRC

Date: May 3, 2019 Subject: World Press Freedom Day in the DRC Op-ed by Michael A. Hammer U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo There is no true democracy without press freedom and today we salute the key role of the media in a free society. The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 as World ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with DRC President Felix Tshisekedi

For Immediate Release READOUT April 3, 2019 Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with DRC President Felix Tshisekedi The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi in Washington, D.C. They discussed the future of U.S.-DRC relations following the country’s historic transfer ...
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President Tshisekedi’s April 2019 Visit to the United States

Date: March 27, 2019 Subject: President Tshisekedi’s April 2019 Visit to the United States The United States welcomes President Felix Tshisekedi’s visit to Washington next week. This will be President Tshisekedi’s first trip outside of Africa since his inauguration. His decision to make Washington his first stop is a reflection of our shared commitment to ...
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Ambassador Hammer visits eastern DRC

Date: March 14, 2019 Subject: Ambassador Hammer visits eastern DRC, deepens understanding of Congolese challenges and potential The United States Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Mike Hammer traveled to Butembo, Bukavu, Bisie and Goma March 8 to 13 as past of his mission to find ways to best strengthen relations with all regions of the DRC, including specifically ...
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Ambassador M. Hammer presents his credentials and assumes full duties as U.S. Ambassador to the DRC

Date: December 22, 2018 Subject: Accreditation of Ambassador Mike Hammer Ambassador Mike Hammer presented his credential to President Joseph Kabila and assumed full duties as U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo on December 22, 2018. In the official Livre d’or, Ambassador Hammer wrote: It is a deep honor and privilege to represent the United States as Ambassador to the ...
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