Category Archives: Politics

Security Council Reiterates Need to Respect Cooperation Framework Commitments in Great Lakes Region, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2389 (2017)

Nearly five years after parties signed the cooperation framework for the Great Lakes region, the Security Council reiterated today its call for States to abide by the commitment to non …

Ethiopia Striving to Repatriate Citizens from Libya

Addis Ababa, The government of Ethiopia said it has identified places where Ethiopian migrants are staying in Libya as part of a repatriation process.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said …

US Says Ethiopia Can Serve as Engine of Economic Growth, Stability in Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia can serve as engine of economic growth and stability in the continent, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Donald Yamamoto said.

Following his discussion …

UN and Africa: UN volunteers, land policies for the “Africa we want” and space technology

Raising the profile of UN Volunteers in Sudan

Building roads, empowering young people and contributing to peace and development efforts: those are just some of the duties performed by more …

Concerns Raised about Service Quality, Failure to Meet Investment Return Target, as Fifth Committee Discusses United Nations Pension Fund Budget

With the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund totalling a record $62 billion at the end of October, delegates today expressed concern over the quality of service …

Concerns Raised about Service Quality, Failure to Meet Investment Return Target, as Fifth Committee Discusses United Nations Pension Fund Budget

With the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund totalling a record $62 billion at the end of October, delegates today expressed concern over the quality of service …

Peacekeepers from 10 African Countries Receiving Training in Conflict Prevention

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is one the key players in enhancing regional security and a leading contributor to the peace keeping operations in African Union and the United Nations, Peace Support …

Recognize migration’s positive impact, address its challenges in realistic way, urges senior UN official

Noting that the movement of people across borders is a global reality, a senior United Nations official stressed that policy decisions governing migration must be based on fact and not …

Recognize migration’s positive impact, address its challenges in realistic way, urges senior UN official

Noting that the movement of people across borders is a global reality, a senior United Nations official stressed that policy decisions governing migration must be based on fact and not …

IGAD REVIEWS PROGRESS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS 2016-2020 STRATEGY

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat this morning opened the IGAD Experts Consultative Workshop on Preparations for Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the IGAD Regional Strategy and …