Labor Market Access in Forced Displacement Contexts

Executive SummaryRefugee populations often lack legal and/or practical access to labor markets. As a result, refugees are excluded from formal, semi-formal or de facto regularized informal work. This pushes them into exploitative and illicit employment…

Ethiopia-US Investment Forum Held

(ENA)  Embassy of Ethiopia in Washington DC hosted a virtual business forum on the theme of “The United States and Ethiopia Business and Investment Opportunities”. According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the session was organized in collaboration with the Houston International Trade Center and Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul in Houston, Texas. Speaking on the forum, Ethiopian […]

Nation Creates 2.8 Million Jobs Over Past Nine Months

(ENA) Some 2.8 million jobs were created during the nine months of this Ethiopian budget year, according to Jobs Creation Commission. The Commission disclosed this during its performance evaluation meeting held today in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen, federal and regional government officials as well as members of the […]

Ministry Distributes 58 Vehicles for Dev’t Activities in Lowland, Pastoralist Areas

(ENA) Ministry of Peace donated 58 vehicles to six regions in order to support development activities in lowland and pastoralist areas. During the handing over ceremony of the vehicles, Lowland Livelihood Resilience Project Coordinator Seid Umer said the cars would help change the livelihood of the community in lowland and pastoralst areas. The 58 woredas […]

Ethiopia, Djibouti Agree to Enhance Power Supply Cooperation

(ENA) Ethiopia and Djibouti have agreed to enhance power supply cooperation, according to Ethiopian Embassy in Djibouti. Ethiopian delegation, consisting of Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) senior officials, led by Finance Minister Ahmed Shide discussed with Djiboutian counterpart on the ways of enhancing cooperation between the two countries, specifically in the area of power supply. During […]