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21 Jul 2017 description

The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and the European Union condemn the continuing violence in South Sudan, especially the Government of South Sudan’s current offensive against SPLM-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) forces near Pagak, as well as ongoing road ambushes and attacks by the SPLM-IO.

10 Apr 2017 description

USAID spent about $1.4 billion in fiscal year 2016 on international food aid projects under the Food for Peace Act. These funds have traditionally been used to buy food in the United States and transport it abroad. In addition, USAID also spends some of this money on implementation and support costs, such as storing food in warehouses and—in recent years—providing cash and food vouchers to individuals.

03 Apr 2017 description

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 30, 2017

The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.

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07 Oct 2016 description

In a joint statement, the IGAD, Troika, and EU partners of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) condemn calls by opposition leaders in South Sudan for a renewal of armed conflict, and call on the government and armed opposition groups to immediately adhere to the permanent ceasefire.

Statement of the IGAD, Troika and EU Partners of JMEC Regarding Calls for Armed Conflict

11 Aug 2016 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 11, 2016– Today U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach participated in a signing ceremony to award a Julia Taft Fund grant for refugees to International Rescue Committee-Ethiopia.

01 May 2016 description

“Together with my Troika colleagues, I welcome the long-awaited formation of South Sudan’s transitional government of national unity," said Foreign Minister Børge Brende.

07 Oct 2015 description

The Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States) express serious concern about President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s October 2 announcement that he plans to replace South Sudan's 10 states with 28 new states. This announcement directly contradicts the Government of South Sudan’s commitment to implement the peace agreement it signed on August 26.

21 May 2015 description

Press Statement
Marie Harf
Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 20, 2015

26 Jan 2015 description

Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC

The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.

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The members of the Troika (the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway) are gravely concerned with the continued lack of progress in the South Sudan peace negotiations.

09 Dec 2014 description

New Report Showcases U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction

12 Aug 2014 description

Today, the United States will provide approximately $180 million to help feed the people of South Sudan, who now face the worst food security situation in the world. This food aid includes a release from the Department of Agriculture’s Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust as well as funds for the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide aid to those in need. Since the start of this crisis, the United States has provided the South Sudanese with more than $456 million in humanitarian aid.

20 May 2014 description

In advance of tomorrow’s South Sudan pledging conference in Oslo, Norway, today the President authorized the use of up to $50 million in assistance from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to help address urgent humanitarian needs resulting from the crisis in South Sudan.

15 Jun 2012 description

“I see Africa as a fundamental part of our interconnected world – as partners with America on behalf of the future we want for all our children. That partnership must be grounded in mutual responsibility and mutual respect.”

President Barack Obama
July 11, 2009,
Accra, Ghana

15 Jun 2012 description

The White House Blog

The Future of America’s Partnership with Sub-Saharan Africa

Grant T. Harris
June 14, 2012
10:05 AM EDT

Today, President Obama took another step in deepening our partnerships with the nations and peoples of sub-Saharan Africa. In signing a new Presidential Policy Directive on the region, President Obama has committed the United States to a forward-looking strategy in which we will work closely with our African partners to advance the prosperity, security, and dignity that citizens deserve.

23 Apr 2012 description

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release April 23, 2012

05 Apr 2012 description

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary

Today, the President authorized the use of up to $26 million from the Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to respond to the unexpected and urgent needs resulting from the conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states of Sudan. The emergency funds will be used to support the efforts of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to provide lifesaving protection and assistance to the over 140,000 refugees who have fled the two states.

16 Mar 2012 description

In May 2011, President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron reaffirmed our mutual commitment to improving the lives of the world’s poorest people through the U.S.-UK Partnership for Global Development. Through the Partnership, we are working together to achieve better results by advancing economic growth; preventing conflict in fragile states; improving global health, particularly for girls and women; strengthening mutual accountability, transparency, and measurement of results; and mitigating the effects of climate change.

16 Dec 2011 description

The United States hosted the International Engagement Conference for South Sudan to welcome the new country to the international community and provide a forum for the Republic of South Sudan (RoSS) to highlight its development priorities and opportunities for engagement with public and private sector partners. From the involvement of ten co-sponsors to the participation of over 25 countries, this conference demonstrated the continued commitment of the United States and international community to South Sudan.

15 Dec 2011 description

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release

December 15, 2011

International Engagement Conference for South Sudan