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Famous Cotton Tree viewed from State Avenue

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Local Beach along the Freetown Peninsula

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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Help Control Ebola: African Ambassadors make a plea for more resources

By Vincenzo Bollettino, Michael VanRooyen, Greg Ciottone
The Ambassadors of five West African nations either directly affected by or in the path of this current Ebola outbreak assembled at Harvard University for a discussion with infectious disease and public health experts today. The group was convened by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine to highlight some of the immediate steps needed to halt the spread of Ebola, manage existing cases, and better prepare for and mitigate against future outbreaks.

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Embassy Ebola Update: August 19th, 2014

In a circular memorandum to all Sierra Leone diplomatic missions referenced no. 14655/14, dated 7th April, 2014, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Government instructed missions to sensitize the Diaspora and seek assistance from friendly institutions, organizations and prominent individuals in order to augment its efforts to fight the Ebola pandemic. Specifically, such assistance could come in the form of relevant medical equipment and material like gloves, personal protective garments and cash.

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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 to an emergency meeting at the Embassy on Sunday, 24th August, 2014 at 2.00pm to have interactive discussions on appropriate response and to identify innovative strategies for the eventual eradication of the Ebola disease from our country.

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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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Database Regisration Form

The Embassy of Sierra Leone in the USA has embarked on the process of registering all Sierra Leoneans in the United States of America and Canada. The overal aim of this exercise is to construct a database of our nationals in the North American Diaspora.The Information supplied will be Confidential and is intended solely for the Embassy's database and for statistical purposes. Please spare a couple of minutes to complete the details below.

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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 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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