DPM Demeke Confers With South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-Yong

(ENA) Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen, spoke over the phone with Foreign Affairs Minister of South Korea, CHUNG EUI-YONG today. During the meeting, Demeke appreciated the longstanding relationship between the two countries and called on to further strengthen it. He also spoke about the unilateral humanitarian ceasefire that the Government of Ethiopia […]

PM Inaugurates African Leadership Excellence Academy

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed inaugurated today the African Leadership Excellence Academy built at a cost of 2.2 billion Birr. Out of the total 2.2 billion Birr expended, 722 million Birr was covered by the government and  the rest by the Government of China. During the inauguration, Prime Minister Abiy said the academy will play a critical role […]

Int’l Community Showing Positive Gesture to Unilateral Ceasefire: Ministry

(ENA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the international community has been showing positive gesture for the Ethiopian government’s unilateral humanitarian ceasefire in Tigray. In his bi-weekly press briefing, Spokesperson of the Ministry, Dina Mufit said the reactions that have been coming from various countries and the international organization following the ceasefire are encouraging. According to […]

GERD Provides Positive Spillover Effect over Whole of Eastern Africa Region, Beyond

(ENA) The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has positive spillover effect over the whole Eastern Africa region and beyond, Managing Director of the SUDD Institute of South Sudan Abraham A. Awolich said. Ethiopian Ambassador to South Sudan, Nebil Mahdi and Managing Director of the SUDD Institute of South Sudan, Abraham A. Awolich had exchange views […]

Billion Seedlings Allotted to East Africa Countries Promote Collaboration, Dev’t: Commissioner

(ENA) The one billion tree seedlings planned to be distributed to East African countries will promote peace, collaboration, and development among the countries, according to Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commissioner. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commissioner Prof. Fekadu Beyene told ENA that the green development collaboration has immense benefits. “Climate change necessitates collaboration. And […]

Nation Launches Integrated Labor Market Information System

(ENA) Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs launched today an integrated labour market information system and signed Memorandums of Understanding with institutions on the implementation. Integrated labor marketing information system is a digital system that provides essential basis for employment and labor policies and inform the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies that are […]

Ethiopia Finalizes Updated NDC to Address Climate Change

(ENA) Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission disclosed that it has finalized Ethiopia’s updated NDC (Nationally Determined Contributions) to address climate change through reducing emission according to the country’s circumstances and priorities. NDCs are actions that parties to the 2015 Paris Agreement Plan undertake to address climate change. Parties submit updated NDCs recorded in NDC […]

Ethiopia Urges UNSC to Encourage Egypt, Sudan Engage in AU-Led GERD Negotiations

(ENA) Ethiopia has rejected the position of Egypt and Sudan in bringing the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and called on the council to encourage the countries to engage in the AU-Led GERD negotiations, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In his biweekly press briefing […]