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About the Embassy
 

Mission

The overall mission of the US Embassy in Harare is:

  • To protect the interests and safety of American citizens in Zimbabwe,
  • To present U.S. government policies and concerns to the government and people of Zimbabwe,
  • To assist with Zimbabwe's development and humanitarian needs
  • And to build lasting personal and institutional linkages between the people of the United States and Zimbabwe.

In 2016 our top priorities are:

  • To Provide Effective Humanitarian Assistance to Vulnerable Groups; as well as promote food security in Zimbabwe through agricultural development and the President’s Feed the Future initiative.
  • To support the fundamental values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law including alignment of existing laws with the new constitution
  • To Support Delivery of Quality HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, and child and maternal health programs with the government of Zimbabwe, 
  • To advocate for clear, consistent policies and anti-corruption efforts as the basis for sustained economic growth and Economic Recovery.
  • To provide economic opportunities for women and young Zimbabweans through entrepreneurship skills training and fostering linkages with American businesses