News & Events

Alumni Reception

Minister  of Education Paul Rabary, Head of the Alumni Association, Head of the YALI Association, Thank you all for coming to this event.    This week has been full of celebrations for all of us involved in the American Center.  For tonight’s event, we have brought together a group of extraordinary people — individuals who have ...
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Opening of the American Corner/Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Innovation Space

On September 17, a hundred alumni from U.S. exchange programs joined U.S Ambassador Robert Yamate to celebrate the opening of the American Corner/Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Innovation Space located in the American Center building, Tanjombato.  The American Corner is open to all, but as a YALI Innovation Space, will be particularly important to our ...
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“Island of Lemurs: Madagascar”

As part of the inauguration of the American Center in Antananarivo, the U.S Embassy and the Ranomafana Valbio Center and MICET (Madagascar Institute for the Conservation of Tropical Environments) jointly organized on September 16 a screening of the IMAX film “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar”, featuring Stony brook University’s Distinguished Professor and Primatologist Dr. Patricia Wright ...
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Opening of the American Center of Madagascar

It is truly a pleasure for me to be here today, in such esteemed company, for this momentous event.  After several years of effort, together we are opening this beautiful facility, the American Center of Madagascar. Over five years since our former cultural center in downtown Antananarivo closed, I am pleased that there is once ...
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American Center inauguration

On September 15, the American Center in Madagascar was officially inaugurated in a ceremony co-chaired by the President of Madagascar Hery Rajaonarimampianina and U.S. Ambassador Robert Yamate. Representatives of the Malagasy government, the diplomatic corps, civil society, business leaders and hundreds of guests were in attendance. Ambassador Yamate said in his keynote address: “Together, we ...
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