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Joint communiqué to the statement of the Malian authorities concerning the Danish contribution to the Task Force Takuba (26 January 2022)

Denmark’s contribution to the fight against terrorism in Mali is critical and much needed in the region

We, the international partners committed to supporting Mali and its people in their efforts to achieve sustainable peace and stability and combat terrorism, deeply regret the statement by the Malian transitional authorities, dated January 24, alleging that the deployment of the Danish contingent in the Task Force Takuba has been…

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Civil Society Innovation Fund- Project launching preparation Meeting

The projects are expected to start in February and March and develop activities in many regions and cities

The AFD Board approved the funding of the Civil Society Innovation Fund (CSIF) On December 15, 2021. The program aims at strengthening the diversification and innovation of Ethiopian civil society, ensuring a pluralistic and democratic organizational sphere, novel and creative civic activism and the defence of civic and associational rights of Ethiopian…

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Africa-France 2020 pre-summit seminar

This will be a concrete and inclusive summit, bringing together local authorities, businesses, and society civil actors

As announced by President Emmanuel Macron in Ouagadougou in November 2017, France is committed to contribute to the invention of the sustainable city of the future in Africa. This will be the theme of the next Africa-France summitthat will take place in June 2020. This will be a concrete and inclusive…

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Launch of flights between Addis Ababa and Marseille from July 2, 2019

In this perspective of strengthening relations between France and Ethiopia, Ethiopian Airlines will propose three weekly flights Addis Ababa - Marseille from July 2, 2019

On June 6, 2019, the French ambassador to Ethiopia, Frédéric Bontems, met the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, to confirm the agreement of the French authorities for the launch of flights between the airport Bole d Addis Ababa and Marseille-Provence airport. This air route was decided at the…

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Food aid in West Wollega zone – Funding support contract with Action Against Hunger

Frédéric Bontems, French Ambassador in Ethiopia and to the African Union, and Panos Navrozidis, Action Against Hunger Ethiopia country director, signed a funding support contract this morning for an emergency cash response for conflict internally displaced people in West Wollega zone of Oromia region. This project, funded within the framework…

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Visit of a MEDEF International delegation to Ethiopia

The expertise of French companies in smart cities, water treatment and urban planning was a major topic of discussion

A delegation of MEDEF International (French business confederation) led by Mr Philippe DELLEUR, Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at Alstom, visited Ethiopia on 14th and 15th March, 2019. During their visit, the delegation comprised of 20 French companies was received by Mrs Sahle-Work Zewde, President of the Federal Democratic Republic…

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Seven franco-ethiopian agreements signed

Signing ceremony of 7 franco-Ethiopian agreements on space cooperation and economic cooperation

Seven agreements, one public agreement and six private agreements, has been signed on the sidelines of the state visit to Ethiopia of the president of the French Republic, M. Emmanuel Macron : 1. Memorandum of Understanding between the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute and the National Center for Space Studies…

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Visit of the President of the French Republic to Ethiopia, March 12th and 13th, 2019

The President of the French Republic will also meet the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mr. Abiy AHMED, the President of the French Republic, Mr. Emmanuel MACRON will pay a state visit to Ethiopia on March 12th and 13th, 2019. This visit follows the working visit by the Prime Minister of Ethiopia to…

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Mission of the Lyon Confluence Museum in Addis Ababa

This mission, under the auspices of the city of Lyon, was conducted with the help of the Embassy of France

The Confluences museum team came to Addis Ababa this week. The objective: to lead a workshop for the national museum, that wishes to take again part in the section devoted to ethnography along its course. This mission, under the auspices of the city of Lyon, was conducted with the help…