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Readout of a Meeting between U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy and His Excellency, Minister of Finance and Economic Development Ahmed Shide

Nagy expressed the United States’ commitment to partner with Ethiopia to promote a business and investment climate that encourages innovation and job creation

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy met with His Excellency, Minister of Finance and Economic Development Ahmed Shide to discuss U.S. support for Ethiopia’s long-term economic growth. Assistant Secretary Nagy expressed the United States’ commitment to partner with Ethiopia to promote a business and investment climate…

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Press Conference with Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.

This is Nagy’s first visit to Ethiopia since his confirmation on July 23, 2018

On Friday, November 30, 2018, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy will brief journalists on his trip to Ethiopia. His three-day visit, which commenced on November 28, includes engagements focused on the U.S. relationship with Ethiopia and the sixth annual U.S.-African Union High Level Dialogue. This is…

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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor

Completion of Conservation Work at Bete Golgotha Mikael, Lalibela, Amhara region, November 21, 2018

As remarked by Ambassador Michael Raynor Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning!  In February, I visited Lalibela for the first time, and had the honor to launch the second U.S. Embassy cultural preservation project in Lalibela, the preservation of Bete Golgotha Mikael.  At the time, I said that visiting the rock-hewn churches…

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U.S. Embassy Launches Ethiopia Hacks! During Global Entrepreneurship Week

The theme of the first hackathon, held at the American Center in Addis Ababa, is entrepreneurship and participants will explore how technology can be used to support innovation and job creation

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa launched the first in a series of 12 hackathons under its Ethiopia Hacks! program as part of its annual Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. Ethiopia Hacks! is conducted in partnership with the Google Developers Group (GDG- Addis) and the Centre for Women’s Economic Environment (CAWEE). …

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United States Embassy Launches SolveIt! 2019 During Global Entrepreneurship Week

At the launch ceremony, the top three winners from the SolveIt! 2018 competition shared their experiences and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

The U.S. government is committed to promoting entrepreneurship in Ethiopia as a means to stimulate local economic growth, open new markets for U.S. companies, and increase global prosperity.  The annual Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), taking place November 12-18, 2018, is designed to celebrate self-starting innovators and connect entrepreneurs to potential…

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U.S. Embassy Supports 2019 SolveIT -- Nationwide Innovation Competition

SolveIT encourages young Ethiopians to address community issues through the application of software, hardware and other technologies

The U.S. Embassy in partnership Humanity Plus and iCog Labs will launch the second SolveIT, a nationwide innovation competition for Ethiopian youths,   on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the American Center. SolveIT encourages young Ethiopians to address community issues through the application of software, hardware and other technologies.  The competition…

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U.S. Investments Strengthen Urban Health in Ethiopia

USAID’s Strengthening Ethiopia’s Urban Health Program trained 2,500 urban health extension workers to help improve the quality of health services for 2.5 million households in 50 cities and towns

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ministry of Health, is marking the successful end of the five year $20 million Strengthening Ethiopia’s Urban Health Program at a special closing ceremony event. Over the past five years, USAID’s Strengthening Ethiopia’s Urban Health Program trained 2,500…

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Office of Global AIDS Coordinator (S/GAC) Chair for Ethiopia, Dr. Heather Watts Visits Ethiopia

During the trip, the delegation visited the HIV/AIDS services at the Zewditu hospital, Addis Ababa, where the first antiretroviral treatment (ART) program was launched with U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)’s support in 2003

Office of Global AIDS Coordinator (S/GAC) Chair for Ethiopia, Dr. Heather Watts recently led a delegation to review PEPFAR programs in Ethiopia as the country nears a historic moment of the HIV/AIDS response, with the country positioned to reach sustained epidemic control by 2020. The delegation met with Ethiopian government…

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U.S. Completes Three Health Centers in Amhara that will Serve 75,000 People

Over the past decade, USAID has built 22 health centers in Ethiopia

This week, the United States Government is handing over three newly constructed Health Centers to the Amhara Regional Health Bureau. The new health centers were constructed through U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Ethiopia Health Infrastructure Program, which is funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).…

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U.S. Completes Three Health Centers in Amhara that will Serve 75,000 People

The new health centers were constructed through U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Ethiopia Health Infrastructure Program, which is funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

This week, the United States Government is handing over three newly constructed Health Centers to the Amhara Regional Health Bureau. The new health centers were constructed through U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Ethiopia Health Infrastructure Program, which is funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).…