Category Archives: Legal

How the UN’s more nimble approach can contribute to peace and security

The United Nations' peace operations are changing. This is true of a range of operations, from special political missions and peacebuilding offices to multidimensional peace efforts.

This reflects the fact …

A SEVERE DESERT LOCUST OUTBREAK THREATENS RURAL FOOD SECURITY ACROSS EAST AFRICA

(DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): A serious and widespread Desert Locust outbreak is destroying crops and pasture across eastern Ethiopia and neighbouring areas of Somalia, parts of Sudan, Eritrea and northern Kenya with …

Despite Trump’s Urging, Egypt, Ethiopia Still Deadlocked on Nile Dam

WASHINGTON - The latest talks hosted by the U.S. Treasury produced some progress but failed to achieve a comprehensive agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance …

In the future there will be more rain, but less water, in the Nile Basin

The Nile � the world's longest river � runs through 11 countries in Africa and has a basin that covers about 3 million sq kms, nearly 10% of the continent's …

Ethiopia PM Sidesteps Trump’s Head Scratching Nobel Prize Comments

Ethiopians and U.S. foreign policy observers are trying to unravel a comment made by President Donald Trump last week where he claimed to have "saved a country" and implied he …

UNHCR Ethiopia Fact Sheet, December 2019

Ethiopia is one of the largest refugee-hosting countries in Africa, sheltering 735, 204 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 December 2019.

Ethiopia was represented in the first Global …

East and Horn of Africa, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Monthly Regional Update – (September 2019)

Mixed Migration Flow Monitoring

Reporting Period: September 2019

Active Flow Monitoring Networks

Burundi 11 FMPs

Djibouti 5 FMPs

Ethiopia 5 FMPs

Somalia 7 FMPs

South Sudan 37 FMPs

Uganda 21 …

Ethiopia’s ethnic clashes: 21 abducted students released leaving six others still in captivity

ADDIS ABABA, At least 21 students have been released from captivity after being abducted in early December while six others remain in captivity.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told state television …