Category Archives: Human Rights

AU Commission awarded Africa Peace Award 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 23, 2015
The Africa Peace Award (APA) 2015 has been awarded to the African Union Commission (AUC), in a colourful ceremony that took place on Saturday, …

Taye Atskeselassie to be appointed as State Minister for Foreign Affairs

Taye Atskeselassie, director for the America’s Affairs, is to be appointed as one of the three state ministers for Foreign Affairs.

Taye Atskeselassie, director for the America’s Affairs, is to …

Amref Launches Asure Programme

Amref Health Africa in collaboration with Christian Aid, Women Support Association and the Ethiopian Inter-Faith Forum for Development Dialogue and Action launched a five year Sexual and Reproductive Heath project …

Quiet Diplomacy With Ethiopia Is Not Very Effective, HRW Says [interview]

After talks with US President Barack Obama, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has insisted the government’s commitment to democracy is real. But the facts speak for themselves, says HRW’s Leslie …

Ministry Trains Female Diplomats

The training is aimed at discussing national, regional and global political dynamics as well as Ethiopia’s stand on new developments

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) organized a training on …

From Domestic Chores to Decision Making [editorial]

As is the case with women in many developing countries Ethiopian women, for long, had bore the brunt of double oppression,economic on top of the political one. As such let …

Caucus Vows to Increase Women Participation

The Caucus is committed to deepen awareness about policies and laws enhancing the overall participation of women in the economic, political and social spheres for the implementation of GTP II.…

Addis Youth Urged to Strengthen Voluntary Service

The Addis Ababa Youth Federation Kolfe Keraniyo Sub-city Saturday launched summer season youth voluntary service. The voluntary service was launched with blood donation and transplanting of seedlings.

Addis Ababa Youth …