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The Embassy will be closed on Monday May 1, 2017

May 1

The Ethiopian Embassy in Stockholm will be closed on Monday May 1, 2017 for “International Labour Day “. The Embassy will resume the normal office hours on Tuesday   May 2, 2017. =============================================================== ሰኞ ሜይ 1 ቀን 2017 በአለም አቀፍ የሠራተኞች

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The 6th Tana High Level Forum on Security in Africa wraps up


The 6th Tana High Level Forum on Security in Africa wrapped up on Sunday (April 23, 2017), following dozens of panel discussions and public lectures on a range of themes, including natural resource governance and pressing security issues in Africa. Prime

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Ethiopia Launches 2nd Human Rights Action Plan

Human right action plan

The second national human rights action plan of Ethiopia which endeavors for the better promotion and protection of human rights is launched on April 26/2017, Addis Ababa. Ethiopia. The action plan that runs until 2019 was approved by the House

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Ethiopia remains committed to engage with Eritrea for lasting peace


The European Union High Representative and Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms. Federica Mogherini, said last week that the EU was ready to support the settlement of the border dispute between Ethiopia and Eritrea. In a press statement, issued on

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State Minister Hirut confers with Danish Minister for Immigration and Integration

Danish immigration

State Minister Mrs. Hirut Zemene met with Danish Minister for Immigration and Integration, Ms. Inger Stojberg, on Thursday last week (April 20). Discussons covered ways of cooperation on migration and refugee management. The State Minister briefed the Minister on Ethiopia’s

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PM. Hailemariam addresses 6th Tana High-level Forum on Security in Africa

Tana forum

6th Tana High-level Forum on Security in Africa kicked off on April 22, 2017 in Bahir Dar town, under the theme: “Natural Resource Governance in Africa,” and opening the forum, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said, as Africa is endowed with

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Political parties ratify regulation for dialogue

poletical parties agreement

The 17 political parties, including the ruling coalition EPRDF, have ratified a common regulation to continue the dialogue and have selected three negotiators to chair the dialogue in sustainable manner. The parties also have recruited three people to be in

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The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission presents finding of 2016 protests to the Parliament


EHRC presents the results of its investigations into last year’s unrest For a number of months last year, there was considerable unrest in some parts of the Oromia, Amhara and SNNP Regional States of Ethiopia. Some of the demonstrations could

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World Bank provided new credits for trade logistics and industrial competitiveness in Ethiopia

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The World Bank’ Board of Executive Directors approved an International Development Association credit of $50 million for the National Quality Infrastructure (NQI) Development Project in Ethiopia, aimed at improving the competitiveness of Ethiopian industries. It will support the Government of

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Norfund Invests in a Beef Exporter in Ethiopia


The Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) announces an investment of USD 7.4 million in Verde Beef Processing PLC, an Ethiopian beef producer. OSLO, Norway, March 31, 2017 The capital provided by Norfund will help VBP become the largest cattle processing operation

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