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U.S. Embassy in Partnership with Save the Nation Association Mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Over 20,000 students from 15 Addis Ababa elementary schools participated in the road traffic accident awareness campaign

The U.S. Embassy in partnership with Save the Nation Association commemorated the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims at Menelik II Hospital on November 20, 2017. The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is observed in November each year and this day is dedicated to…

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U.S. Embassy partners with local NGO to mark the 2017 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

The event commemorates the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected

The U.S. Embassy in partnership with local NGO Save The Nation Association will mark the 2017 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) on Monday, November 20, 2017. The event will be held at Menelik II Referral Hospital where hundreds of traffic accident victims are being treated. The event commemorates…

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U.S. Embassy Launches Ambassador’s Distinguished Scholars Program

Opportunities for American Scholars to Teach, Research and Collaborate in Ethiopia

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa is pleased to announce the launch of the Ambassador’s Distinguished Scholars Program - Ethiopia, which will  bring American scholars to teach, research, and collaborate in over sixty academic disciplines from 2018-2019 in Ethiopia. The program is launched by the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia, in…

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National Launch of the United States Agency for International Development funded Educational TV Series

The Tsehai Loves Learning educational TV series will be launched on Tuesday in the presence of VIP’s, students, and U.S. Embassy representatives

In a collaborative effort to improve reading, writing, and social skills of Ethiopian students, the U.S. government is supporting a local social enterprise in the production of the Tsehai Loves Learning educational TV series. The Tsehai Loves Learning episodes are part of USAID's comprehensive effort to support the Ministry of…

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The United States Agency for International Development Built Health Center to Serve 25,000 People

Nine more health center construction projects are underway and expected to be completed in 2018

In a ceremony today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) officially handed over a newly constructed health center to the Amhara Regional Health Bureau. This newly constructed facility will serve over 25,000 people of Gulem Dejen and the surrounding areas. The United States has a long history of partnership…

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Readout of a Meeting between Ambassador Haley and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn

Ambassador Haley and Prime Minister Hailemariam discussed peace and security in the region, particularly developments in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ambassador Haley thanked Prime Minister Hailemariam for his country’s leadership in continuing to host desperate people fleeing conflict in the region and for Ethiopia’s decades-long generosity hosting refugees…

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Media Advisory: Ambassador Nikki Haley Travels to Ethiopia, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ambassador Haley will meet with men, women, and children on the ground for whom UN operations are there to protect and support

Ambassador Nikki Haley will travel to Ethiopia, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo October 23-28. In addition to meeting with government officials, African Union officials, and representatives of UN agencies and programs, Ambassador Haley will meet with men, women, and children on the ground for whom UN…

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Statement by the U.S. Embassy

We encourage all Ethiopians to continue to express their views peacefully, and encourage Ethiopian authorities to permit peaceful expression of views

The United States sees peaceful demonstrations as a legitimate means of expression and political participation. We note with appreciation a number of recent events during which demonstrators expressed themselves peacefully, and during which security forces exercised restraint in allowing them to do so. We are saddened by reports that several recent protests ended in…

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USAID Launches $181 Million in Activities to Help Prevent Maternal and Child Deaths

The Transform suite of activities are designed based on lessons learned from past investments to strengthen the implementation of Ethiopia’s Health Sector Transformation Plan

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched a suite of four activities to address preventable maternal and child deaths in Ethiopia. These “Transform” activities will support the Government of Ethiopia’s overall efforts to prevent child and maternal deaths. USAID is investing approximately $181 million (USD) in these activities…

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U.S. Senators James Inhofe and Michael Enzi visit Ethiopia

The Senators met with Prime Minister Hailemariam

U.S. Senators James Inhofe and Michael Enzi visited Ethiopia on October 12 and 13 to discuss U.S.-Ethiopian relations. The Senators met with Prime Minister Hailemariam.  During the meeting the Senators highlighted the value the United States places on its bilateral relations with Ethiopia and the strong ties between our people. They reiterated the United States’ commitment…