Monthly Archives: June 2015

Better science needed to guide policy decisions for sustainable development – UN report

30 June 2015 – A new United Nations flagship report launched today finds that solutions to the challenges to people and planet must build on clear scientific findings in order to be sustainable.

“The successful implementation of the new sustainable development

Nippon Foundation Nereus Program Reveals Critical State of World’s Oceans in 2050

TOKYO, June 30, 2015 / PRNewswire — A press conference was held on June 30, 2015, to announce the release of a new report about the sustainability of global marine fisheries in the 21st century titled “Predicting Future Oceans.” The

Haile to End His Competitive Race At 2015 Great Ethiopian Run

The legendary Ethiopian athlete Haile Gebre-Selassie will end his competitive athletics career at the 15th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run (GER) International 10km race that is set to take place on Sunday 22 November 2015, in Addis Ababa. Online ...

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 Federation President Yonas Are...

IMC Conducts Mental Health Campaign

The International Medical Corps (IMC) in collaboration with UNHCR, US Government and Administration for Refugees - Returnees Affairs (ARRA) conducted a week-long Mental Health Campaign with the theme: 'Let's Sweep Mental Illness Out From Under the Ru...

The Ever-Growing Capacity of Security Forces and Active Participation of the Public Has Lessened the Threat of Terrorism – Commander Moges Chekol [interview]

Last week on Thursday, Ethiopian Press reporters held an exclusive interview with Commander Moges Chekol, Deputy Director of Operation Directorate of the Federal Police concerning about issues that chronicled Ethiopia's fight against terrorism and re...

Ministry Places Emphasis On Effective Utilization of Research Outputs

The Ministry of Civil Service said as the nation has embarked on a rapid economic development, research findings are not simply shelved as usual instead they will be utilized as an input for development. At the opening of a workshop organized

The Land of Biblical Famine or the African Tiger? [opinion]

Thirty years ago, I was a new immigrant in Canada, watching in horror my people reduced to skeleton and dying from starvation. To this day, I carry a vivid memory of the dignity and patience my people showed as they