STATEMENT OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE IGAD COUNCIL OF MINISTERS ON THE CONVENING OF AN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE COUNCIL

The Council of Ministers of IGAD recalls the Communique of its 61st Extraordinary Session held in Addis Ababa on 26 March 2018, whereby it decided to take the necessary measures against violators...

State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Afework Kassu receives Non-Resident Slovenian Ambassador

Newly appointed State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Professor Afework Kassu received a Slovenian delegation headed by Matjaž Šinkovec, National Coordinator for Relations with African Countries and...

A Week in the Horn (18/05/2018)

News in Brief Finance Ministers meet to discuss the African Continental Free Trade Area Ethiopia-India Joint Commission Meeting held in New Delhi The IGAD High Level...

Dr. Workneh addresses Phase two of the Revitalization Forum on South Sudan

The Second High Level Revitalization Forum on South Sudan officially reconvened today (May 17, 2018) with a strong message from the Chairperson of the IGAD Council of Ministers and Foreign Minister...

The 2nd Tripartite High Level Ministerial Meeting on GERD underway in Addis

The 2nd Tripartite High Level Ministerial Meeting of Ethiopia, the Sudan and Egypt on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) opened earlier today (15 May 2018) at the Intercontinental Hotel,...

IGAD Council of Ministers meet Machar in a bid to expedite South Sudan's Peace Process

The IGAD Council of ministers met and discussed today in Pretoria with Dr Rieck Machar , Chair of SPLM/IO on moving forward the South Sudanese Peace process.

A Week in the Horn (11/05/2018)

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first visit to Kenya Chairman of China's National People's Congress Standing Committee visits Ethiopia President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti in...

Ethiopia, France keen to elevate Inter-parliamentary cooperation

State Minister Mrs. Hirut Zemene received a delegation of Foreign Affairs Committee of the French National Assembly led by its President Mrs. Marielle De Sernez on Friday (May 11)) and the two...

MFA Ethiopia takes the lead in digital diplomacy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia is rated as one of the leading foreign ministries in digital diplomacy by Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW), the world’s largest, full-service, global...

Dr. Mulatu receives Chairman of China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee

President Dr. Mulatu Teshome received Mr. Li Zhanhu, Chairman of the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee of the People’s Republic of China, at the national Palace today (May 10).

UN Security Council Sanctions Committee on Somalia and Eritrea on a visit to Addis

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirut Zemene held talks with the delegation led by Mr. Kairat Umarov, Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the UN and Chairperson...

Dr. Aklilu meets with Saudi business delegation

State Minister, Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael held discussions with Saudi business delegation later on Tuesday (May 8). The business delegation seeks to explore various options to invest in areas of...

State Minister Hirut confers with the Newly Appointed FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator

State Minister Mrs. Hirut Zemene met with Mr David Phiri, the newly appointed Food and Agricultural Origination’s (FAO) Sub-Regional Director for Eastern Africa and representative to the African...

Ethiopia, Turkey agree to strengthen people-to-people ties via parliamentary diplomacy

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr.s Hirut Zemene received Chairman of the Turkey-Ethiopia Inter-Parliamentary friendship group Dr. Hasen Sert on Tuesday (May 08) during which, the two sides...

A leading Turkish conglomerate keen to invest in Ethiopia

A prominent Turkish conglomerate called Eczacibasi, known for pharmaceuticals, building materials and fast-moving consumer goods unveiled its strong desire to invest in Ethiopia. The company noted...

A Week in the Horn (04/05/2018)

President Dr. Mulatu Teshome's State Visit to Poland Prime Minister Dr. Abiy's first external visits to Djibouti… …and to the Republic of the Sudan… Historic visit of an...

Dr. Aklilu meets State secretary of the Kingdom of Norway

State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael held discussion with Jens Frølich Holte, State Secretary of the Kingdom of Norway on various bilateral and multilateral issues.

State Minister Hirut meets the Foreign Minister of Germany

State Minister Hirut Zemene received the Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas and his delegation on Thursday (May 03) and discussed on aspects of bilateral relation and regional issues of common...

Statement of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on the Inter-Korean Summit

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia wishes to congratulate the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on successfully convening a...