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U.S. Embassy, National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) hold Communications Workshop for Political Parties

The workshop focused on supporting the communications capability of the parties as they prepare for upcoming elections

The U.S. Embassy in partnership with the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia – NEBE – organized a half-day communications workshop for members of political parties in Ethiopia.  The workshop focused on supporting the communications capability of the parties as they prepare for upcoming elections. In his remarks at the workshop,…

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U.S. Embassy hosts Ethiopia Hacks! 5.0: River Basin Restoration

Participants were challenged to develop technological solutions to support the Addis Ababa river basin restoration project

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa hosted the Fifth Hackathon as part of its Ethiopia Hacks! Program.  Participants were challenged to develop technological solutions to support the Addis Ababa river basin restoration project. To help participants get started, the U.S. Embassy brought U.S. expert Dr. Melinda Laturi, Professor of Eco…

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U.S. State Department hosts “Ethiopia Partnership Forum”

The Ethiopian Partnership Forum seeks to build on the already vibrant U.S. commercial representation in Ethiopia

The U.S. Department of State hosted the “Ethiopia Partnership Forum”, an economic engagement platform organized in by the Secretary of State’s office of Global Partnerships in collaboration with the Corporate Council on Africa, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and Citi in Washington D.C. In remarks at the opening panel discussion,…

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President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief's (PEPFAR) 15th Anniversary Short Video Documentary Launch and a Press Briefing

Press briefing event to share highlights of the U.S Government longstanding support to the HIV/AIDs response

Media are invited to PEPFAR’s 15 Years Anniversary short video launch and a press briefing event to share highlights of the U.S Government longstanding support to the HIV/AIDs response and currently planning activities geared towards achieving epidemic control in Ethiopia. You are invited to attend the event at:                                                         Date: Tuesday,…

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U.S. Ambassador Reflects on Ethiopia’s Transition and the Relevance of the American Experience in National Day Remarks

Foreign direct investment has increased by more than 10%, as the global business community recognizes the potential being unlocked by political as well as economic reforms

At this time last year, I spoke about the incredible promise of the reform efforts under His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed, and the unprecedented opportunity for Ethiopia to build a prosperous, peaceful, and democratic future. I’m excited by the many gains since then, and remain firm in my…

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Invitation to Closing Event of U.S. Capacity Building Program for Ethiopian Civil Society Organizations

USAID Mission Director Leslie Reed will attend the event and deliver remarks

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is marking the completion a five-year project focused on supporting the capacity of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). USAID Mission Director Leslie Reed will attend the event and deliver remarks. The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa invites you to attend this event.…

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U.S. Embassy announces Winners of “I Stand for Peace” Video Competition

The Ambassador said the theme was chosen in response to recent events in Ethiopia

Ambassador Michael Raynor was joined by His Excellency, Mr. Kefyalew Tefera, State Minister for Capacity Building and Modernization Sector at the Ministry of Peace to announce the winners of the U.S. Embassy’s fourth annual video competition under the theme “I Stand for Peace”. At the event, the Ambassador said the…

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U.S. Prepares Health Officers to Better Respond to Current and Emerging Health Threats

The Growing Expertise in E-Health Knowledge and Skills (GEEKS) training builds on previous U.S. investments in the capacity of Ethiopian health officials

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Ethiopian Ministry of Health launched the Growing Expertise in E-Health Knowledge and Skills (GEEKS) program to prepare public health workers to improve their ability to use data to inform their response to health threats. More than 60…

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Ethiopia Hacks! 4.0: Hackathon Focused on Countering Misinformation

This event will challenge coders to find technological solutions to the challenge of misinformation online

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa is hosting the fourth hackathon under the Ethiopia Hacks! Program from April 19-21, 2019.  This event will challenge coders to find technological solutions to the challenge of misinformation online. The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa invites you to attend their project presentations and…

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Readout from Advisor to the President’s Meeting with African Union Deputy Chairperson Kwesi Quartey and Signing of Communique

Ms. Trump and Deputy Chairperson Kwesi Quartey signed a joint communique committing to a partnership to advance women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship across the continent

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, USAID Administrator Mark Green and Acting OPIC President and CEO Dave Bohigian met with African Union Deputy Chairperson Kwesi Quartey to discuss ways to catalyze the potential of women in the workforce, and the goal of the W-GDP to prioritize women’s empowerment as a key driver to spur economic growth in Africa. To deepen the United States’- African Union Commission partnership,…