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  • White House Statement on Murders in Libya

    White House Statement on Murders in Libya

    The United States condemns in the strongest terms the brutal mass murder purportedly of Ethiopian Christians by ISIL-affiliated terrorists in Libya. We express our condolences to the families of the victims and our support to the Ethiopian government and people as they grieve for their fellow citizens.

  • Amb. Haslach Condemns the Terrorist Violence in Libya

    Amb. Haslach Condemns the Terrorist Violence in Libya

    I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the Ethiopians, and their families, murdered in the horrific violence in Libya this weekend and reiterate the support the United States has offered the government of Ethiopia in fighting the common scourge of terrorism.

  • U/S Sherman meets with PM Hailemariam

    U/S Sherman meets with PM Hailemariam

    Today, Under Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to discuss various local and regional issues of mutual concern. They focused on security issues, elections, the situations in Yemen and Somalia, and the ongoing threats in the region such as al-Shabaab.

  • U/S Sherman meets with FM Tedros Adhanom

    U/S Sherman meets with FM Tedros Adhanom

    U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman visited with Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom to discuss issues of mutual interest and concern between the United States and Ethiopia. Under Secretary Sherman came to Ethiopia directly from the G7 meeting held in Lubeck, Germany.

  • Michelle's speech at the 'Black Girls Rock' Awards

    Michelle's speech at the 'Black Girls Rock' Awards

    "When things get hard, that's not always a sign that you're doing something wrong. It's often a sign that you're doing something right."

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Embassy News

  • U.S Embassy Launches 2015 Ethiopian Women’s Art Competition
    U.S Embassy Launches 2015 Ethiopian Women’s Art Competition

    As part of a series of public events to mark Women’s History Month, the U.S. Embassy in AddisAbaba has organized the 2015 Ethiopian Women’s Art Competition, open to professional women artists and women art students in Ethiopia. Ambassador Patricia M. Haslach officially launched the 2015 Ethiopian Women Art Competition today at the U.S. Embassy in the presence of invited guests and journalists. The competition will serve as an opportunity to highlight Ethiopian women artists and to inspire women and girls who have a passion and commitment for art. The semi-finalists and prize winning art work will be displayed at the U.S. Embassy and subsequently at a local art gallery in April, followed by a traveling show to the U.S. Embassy’s four American Corners in Bahar Dar, Dire Dawa, Harar and Jimma over the coming months.  For more information »

  • The U.S Embassy Implements New Visa Application Processes
    The U.S Embassy Implements New Visa Application Processes

    The U.S Embassy in Addis Ababa will implement a new process for all Immigrant Visa (IV) and Fiancé (K) visa applicants as of April 01, 2015 that will enable the Consular Section to provide better service to the Ethiopian public. These changes will also give maximum flexibility and control to the visa applicant to register and schedule Immigrant Visa appointments with the U.S. Embassy.   Read More »

  • New Fortified Wheat Flour Launched by ASTCO Food Complex
    New Fortified Wheat Flour Launched by ASTCO Food Complex

    Through a public-private partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Partners in Food Solutions and TechnoServe, the ASTCO Food Complex today launched its new flour product, bringing Ethiopia one of the first locally fortified wheat flours. Based in Addis Ababa and founded in 2004, ASTCO is committed to expand its production of fortified wheat flour.  Read More »

  • USAID Launches Activities to Enhance Resilience to Climate Change
    USAID Launches Activities to Enhance Resilience to Climate Change

    The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday launched two activities to enhance resilience to climate change shocks and stresses reaching over 200 communities and one million people in Bale and Hararghe zones of Oromia Region. International development community experts and colleagues joined with representatives from the governments of Ethiopia and the United States at the launch ceremony.  Read More »

  • U.S. Peace Corps Hosts Action for Gender Equality Summit in Addis Ababa
    U.S. Peace Corps Hosts Action for Gender Equality Summit in Addis Ababa

    Peace Corps Ethiopia’s Gender and Development Committee (GAD) is hosting the second annual Action for Gender Equality (AGE) Summit from March 12-16, 2015 in Addis Ababa. The AGE Summit is a leadership capacity building event that marks the culmination of a 3-month volunteer competition of consistent and targeted youth-centered gender and development programming in sites throughout Ethiopia.  Read More »

Do You Want to be a Member of the IRC?

  • The U.S. Embassy Information Resource Center (IRC) is introducing a new membership policy in order to provide better service to its users.  The new membership system will enable the IRC to improve communication with all members while maintaining the same level of service, and even adding new ones. Read More

Julia Taft Fund for Refugees

  • The US Embassy in Addis Ababa, under the auspices of the Office of the Regional Refugee Coordinator, is pleased to announce the availability of a funding opportunity through the 2015 Julia Taft Fund for Refugees. Read the full announcement

2014 Trafficking in Person Report on Ethiopia

  • 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report

Information page on Ebola

  • Information about Ebola

    Click here for up-to-date information and facts about the Ebola outbreak.

Messages for U.S. Citizens

  • Messages for U.S. Citizens

Welcome to the USA

  • Welcome to the USA

American English

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U.S. Embassy Invitation to Bid

  • US Embassy Addis Ababa’s invitation to bid/tender/ request for quotation/request for proposal etc. can be accessed from http://ethiopia.usembassy.gov/announcements2.html where you can get the terms and conditions of the bid, and the deadline for bid acceptance etc.

Educational Opportunities

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