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MFA commends the Diplomatic Community for its support to Ethiopia’s election as a non-permanent member of the UNSC

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia organized a day of “Thank You!” event for the Addis-based Diplomatic Corps for their continuous support to Ethiopia’s election as a non-permanent member of the UNSC at a reception held on Thursday (August 11, 2016) at Sheraton Addis.

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Ethiopia to Host WHO Regional Committee for Africa Meeting

19-23 August 2016 Ethiopia will be hosting the 66th Session of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa (RC 66) at the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC) in Addis Ababa.

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Somalia’s President: “Ethiopia’s federalism- a model to other countries.”

Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud who arrived in Jigjiga, Ethiopian Somali Regional State on Wednesday (August 10, 2016) noted that Ethiopia’s federalism, and the structure of governance is a model to other countries.

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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrives in Jigjiga, Ethiopia

A high level Somali delegation led by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrived in Jigjiga, Ethiopian Somali Regional State on Wednesday (August 10, 2016).

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Efforts to inscribe Gada system on UNESCO world heritage list moving on the right track

Ethiopia’s endeavor to designate the Gada system as United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) world heritage list is moving on a right track signaling fruitful results, said on Wednesday (August 10) the Oromia Regional State’s Culture and Tourism Bureau Head, Getu Weyesa.

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Ban welcomes Somalia’s timetable for the 2016 electoral process

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday (August 09) welcomed the announcement made by Somalia's Federal Indirect Elections Implementation Team (FIEIT) on a timetable for the 2016 electoral process.

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Sudanese opposition groups ink an AU-brokered Roadmap Agreement for peace & dialogue

Four groups of the opposition umbrella Sudan Call have signed the Roadmap Agreement for peace and dialogue brokered by the African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP).

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MoFA working to secure release of Ethiopian migrants detained in Zambia, Zimbabwe

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia is working to make sure that 438 Ethiopian migrants jailed in Zambia and Zimbabwe are repatriated.

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Ban Ki-moon calls for “an immediate end to the hostilities” in South Sudan

The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcoming the Government of South Sudan's acceptance of a regional protection force urged on Sunday (August 07) all South Sudanese leaders to puts aside their “personal differences” and to dedicate their efforts to the implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, “which remains the only viable path to ending the crisis.”

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IGAD Plus Second Extra-Ordinary Summit held in Addis Ababa

The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the IGAD Plus held on Friday (August 5) its Second Extra-Ordinary Summit meeting in Addis Ababa with the attendance of Heads of State from the region and representatives from the UN, African Union, JMEC and IGAD.

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