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Local Beach along the Freetown Peninsula

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Famous Cotton Tree viewed from State Avenue

Welcome to the Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington DC Website. We are pleased to offer this site as an information resource on Sierra Leone’s political, economic and cultural issues.

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UNICEF/World Bank airlift 48 metric tons of medicines and equipment in support of Government efforts to fight Ebola

Freetown, 5 September 2014 – With funds from the World Bank, UNICEF has procured and facilitated the delivery of 48 metric tons of assorted drugs and other medical supplies worth over $ 825,000 for the treatment of people who have contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone.
 
A chartered UN cargo aircraft landed today with the drugs and medical supplies at Lungi International Airport in the early hours of the morning.

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Ebola Outbreak Updates - September 3, 2014

The Government of Sierra Leone, through the Ministries of Finance and Economic
Development and Health and Sanitation, with the concurrence of the Ebola Emergency
Operations Centre (EOC), hereby announces the approval of an amount of Le 82.1
Billion equivalent to US$18.2 million for the payment of weekly incentives to eligible
health and non-health personnel to enhance the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease for
an initial period of six months effective 1st September 2014 to 28th February 2015 as
follows:

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Public Notice: Calling all Sierra Leonean Medics and Paramedics

The Ambassador of Sierra Leone to the United States of America H.E. Bockari Stevens is inviting all Sierra Leonean Medical Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics and other allied Medical professionals in the USA and Canada to participate in a telephone conference call on Friday 29th August, 2014 @ 700.Pm. Dial – in Number: 1-4154646800 Conference ID: 17011.

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Published list of Financial Donors to Embassy of Sierra LeoneEbola Pandemic Response Fund

In the interest of transparency and accountability, the Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington D.C. hereby publishes a list of Financial Donor Contributors to the Ebola Response Fund.

 

 

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Public Notice

Effective Monday 14th, July 2014, all CONSULAR PAYMENTS must be made by MONEY ORDER or BANK CHEQUE/S made payable to the Embassy of Sierra Leone. Transactions will include and not limited to payments for Visas both normal and expedited, payments for Emergency Travelling Certificates, Authentication of Documents etc.

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Welcome Message from H. E. Bockari Kortu Stevens

November Elections Will Be Free, Fair And Non-Violent

Just five years ago, the People of Sierra Leone went to the polls and placed their confidence in the then opposition party, electing its flag-bearer as the President. The elections were followed by a smooth transition of power from an incumbent in power for 11 years to a party in opposition for 15 years. Given that the country was emerging from an era of political and civil crises, the International Community was truly inspired by the ability of the people of Sierra Leone to rise above past challenges.

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West Africa: President Obama Remarks on Ebola

Hello. I want to take a few moments to speak directly to you—the people of West Africa, especially in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria.

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Sierra leone Diaspora healthcare group task force 08/31/2014 minutes

Opening: H. E, Ambassador Bockarie Stevens, welcome the members of the task force to the meeting, held at the ambassador residence in Washington, DC. He furthered that this is an unofficial meeting and the first for the group and wish for all to feel relax and contribute to the discussions as it is important that this group be effective and be comprehensive in order to develop practical objectives to work on.
 
The ambassador recanted the requests from the last two meetings at the embassy by attendees and gave a synopsis of the Friday telephone conference call that was held and attended by over 34people. The Ambassador, welcome members again and extended his deep appreciation and wish for the group. 

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MRU Ambassadors in USA Strive For A Collective Fight Against Ebola

MRU Ambassadors in USA strive for a collective fight against Ebola

Ambassadors of the three hardest hit Ebola virus disease (EVD) affected Countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) States (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone) have held a meeting at the 1701 19th Street Washington DC on Thursday August 28th, 2014 aimed at closing ranks and chatting a way forward as an entity to solicit and facilitate help from the diaspora to their respective Countries in a bid to help combat the EVD.

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Ebola Outbreak Updates - September 1, 2014

The EOC wishes the general public to know that the Call Centre has been upgraded with computers and call centre software for effective coordination and management of concerns from the public. The public is hereby informed that the operators at the centre are currently been trained on the use of this new software, which may result in the reduction of the number of calls received at the centre. The public is however, encouraged to call the 117 toll free line as it will continue to operate on the 24 hour basis despite the training and upgrade.

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Latest Press Releases

PUBLIC NOTICE: Calling all Sierra Leonean Medics and Paramedics

The Ambassador of Sierra Leone to the United States of America H.E. Bockari Stevens is inviting all Sierra Leonean medical doctors, nurses, paramedics and other allied medical professionals to an emergency...

PUBLIC NOTICE: Calling all Sierra Leonean Medics and Paramedics

The Ambassador of Sierra Leone to the United States of America H.E. Bockari Stevens is inviting all Sierra Leonean medical doctors, nurses, paramedics and other allied medical professionals to an emergency...
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