Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Secretary-General Urges ‘Wholesale, Rapid, Radical Change’ to Male-Defined Culture in Message for International Women’s Day

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for International Women’s Day, observed on 8 March:

Gender equality and women’s rights are fundamental to global progress on peace and security, human rights …

Without tackling ‘gross inequalities’ major issues will go unsolved, warns UN rights chief Bachelet

In a more than half-hour address to the Human Rights Council, Michelle Bachelet highlighted concerns around the world, while also welcoming several firsts, such as the record number of …

Pre-Census Preparations Well Underway: Population Census Commission

Addis Ababa The pre-census preparations for the 4th National Population and Housing Census are progressing well, according to the Ethiopian Population Census Commission.

The Ethiopian Population Census Commission evaluated the …

U.S. Helping Ethiopia Build Disaster Response Capacity

Ethiopia's National Disaster Risk Management Center (NDRMC) conducted a natural disaster simulation exercise to improve Ethiopia's response to emergencies. The exercise was the first of its kind and provided a …

Ethiopia, Greece Keen to Boost Business Ties

Addis Ababa State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Markos Tekle discussed with Terens-Nikolaos, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.

They discussed on ways of bolstering …

Sweden contributes US$3.2 million to UNICEF Ethiopia’s humanitarian appeal for children [EN/AM]

Addis Ababa, The Government of Sweden has today contributed US$ 3.2 million to UNICEF Ethiopia's 2019 humanitarian appeal for children. The funds will be used to prevent disease outbreaks, treat …

Ethiopia PM to mediate between Kenya and Somalia

NAIROBI, Ethiopia's prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, accompanied his Somalian counterpart Mohamed Farmaajo to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, where the former will lead efforts to restore diplomatic relations between the …

Kenya, Somalia Jointly Agreed to Resolve Disputes

Addis Ababa Kenya and Somalia have agreed to take measures in addressing issues that escalated the tensions between the two countries.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, as current chairman of the …