Communiqué of the 1120th meeting of the PSC, on the Briefing on the Agreement for Lasting Peace through Permanent Cessation of Hostilities between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF)

The Peace and Security Council,   Recalling Communique [PSC/PR/COMM.1097 (2022)] adopted at its 1097th meeting held on 4 August 2022 and Press Statement [PSC/PR/PS.1115 (2022)] adopted at its 1115th meeting held on 21 October 2022, respectively, on the situation in the Horn of Africa and the AU-led Peace Process for Ethiopia;   Determined to ensure […]

Adoption of Political Declaration on Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas milestone in collective efforts to better protect civilians from the urbanization of armed conflict – Statement by Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu High Representative for Disarmament Affairs

As delivered   Dublin 18 November 2022   Your Excellency, Foreign Minister Coveney, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen,   I have the honour to deliver the following message of Mr. António Guterres, SecretaryGeneral of the United Nations. “I congratulate Ireland, participating States and civil society on this tremendous achievement.   This Political Declaration marks […]

Toward Durable Solutions: Legal aid & legal awareness Factsheet, July – September 2022

UNHCR Ethiopia in partnership with University of Bule Hora, Dila, Wollega, Arba-Minch and Wollo, provides free legal aid and legal awareness services to internally displaced persons (IDPs), returning IDPs and members of the host community with specific needs. Currently, there are 35 legal aid clinics in Oromia, SNNP and Amhara regions.   Providing quality legal […]

World Population Hits 8 Billion, Creating Many Challenges

The world’s population is projected to hit an estimated 8 billion people on Tuesday, according to a United Nations projection, with much of the growth coming from developing nations in Africa. Among them is Nigeria, where resources are already stretched to the limit. More than 15 million people in Lagos compete for everything from electricity […]

Ethiopia Combatants Sign Deal to Start Implementing Truce

NAIROBI — The Ethiopian government and Tigray forces on Saturday signed an agreement laying out the roadmap for implementation of a peace deal that both sides reached in South Africa this month. Representatives from the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) have been meeting in Nairobi since Monday to reach agreement on […]

Africa Needs to Start to Own, Tell its Stories: Ethiopia’s Ambassador

We Africans need to start to own and tell our own stories, as Africa is a land of immense wonders and beauty, as well as the birthplace of humanity, Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Tanzania, Shibiru Mamo, said. The Ethiopian Embassy in Tanzania organized an online panel discussion under the theme: “Africa through the lens of a […]