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State Minister Ambassador Taye Atske-selassie signs Host County Agreement with the Director of East Africa Standby Force, Ambassador Chanfi Issimail (Feb 01, 2016)

State Minister Ambassador Taye Atske-selassie signed Host County Agreement with the Director of East Africa Standby Force, Ambassador Chanfi Issimail on Monday (February 1) to host the headquarters of Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF).

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United States announces $97 million additional emergency assistance (Jan 31, 2016)

Administrator of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Gayle Smith at the sidelines of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government announced to the press on Sunday (January 31) that additional $97 million would be disbursed to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia which resulted from El Nino phenomenon.

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The 26th Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government wraps up (Jan 31, 2016)

The 26th Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government wrapped up today (January 31, 2016) with the adoption of key decisions and declarations.

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Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom meets the Foreign Relations Minister for Argentina; H.E Ms. Susan Malcorra (Jan 31, 2016)

Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom met Argentina’s Foreign Relations Minister Ms. Susan Malcorra at the sidelines of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government today (January 31).

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Dr Tedros Adhanom confers with Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Jan 31, 2016)

Dr Tedros Adhanom received the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands H.E Albert Gerard “Bert” Koenders today (January 31) at the side lines of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

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The 26th AU Summit endorses the Executive Council’s decision on Ethiopia’s candidature for a non-permanent member of UN Security Council (Jan 31, 2016)

The 26th Ordinary Session of the African Heads of State and Government endorses Ethiopia’s candidature for a non-permanent member of UN Security Council today (January 31, 2016).

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The 26th AU Summit unanimously endorses the Executive Council’s decision on the candidature of Dr Tedros Adhanom for the post of the Director General of the WHO (Jan 31, 2016)

The 26th Ordinary Session of the African Heads of State and Government unanimously endorsed the Executive Council’s decision on the candidature of Dr Tedros Adhanom for the election of the post of Director General WHO scheduled for May 2017 on Sunday (January 31).

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Dr. Tedros Adhanaom received Minister for Foreign and European affairs of Luxembourg (Jan 31, 2016)

Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom received today (January 31) Minster for Foreign and European affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg H.E Jean Asselborn at the margins of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African union and discussed bilateral and regional matters inter alia trade and investment cooperation, migration and regional security.

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The 55th IGAD Council of Ministers session concludes in Addis Ababa (Jan 31, 2016)

The 55th Extra Ordinary Session of IGAD Council of Ministers which was chaired by Ethiopian Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom was held in Addis Ababa on January 30-31/2016.

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Commissioner Smail Chergui gives press conference on PSC deliberations (Jan 31, 2016)

On the second day of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union Ambassador Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security, gave a press conference to members of media on the Draft Report of the Peace and Security Council on its activities and the state of peace and security in the continent.

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