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  • White House on Obama's travel to Ethiopia

    White House on Obama's travel to Ethiopia

    In late July, President Obama will travel to Ethiopia for bilateral meetings with the Government of Ethiopia and with the leadership of the African Union.

  • Los Angeles Trade Delegation Visits A.A

    Los Angeles Trade Delegation Visits A.A

    From June 22 to 25, U.S. Embassy, through its Foreign Commercial Service office, hosts a trade and business delegation of members from the Los Angeles World Airports, the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, and the City of Los Angeles to celebrate Ethiopian Airlines’ new service from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles, via Dublin, Ireland.

  • Public-private partnership to enhance climate resilience

    Public-private partnership to enhance climate resilience

    The White House, USAID, DFID, Google, Skoll Global Threats Fund, and others announced a new public-private partnership to enhance climate resilience. The partnership will focus its initial east African activities with Ethiopia. Ambassador Girma represented the GOE at the launch event yesterday at the US Institute of Peace.

  • World Environment Day Celebration

    World Environment Day Celebration

    The U.S. Embassy organized a half-day workshop for students from 20 public preparatory schools in Addis who are involved in their schools’ environmental protection clubs and mini-media clubs on the importance of environmental awareness and protection.

  • Ambassador Haslach hosts reception for the 2015 MWF

    Ambassador Haslach hosts reception for the 2015 MWF

    Ambassador Patricia Haslach hosted a pre-departure reception for the class of 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows. This year there are 13 Fellows from Ethiopia – from a pool of over 1700 applications. This year’s Fellows come from a diverse group in terms of age, geographic locations, professional backgrounds, and expertise.

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  • USAID Trains 63 Women to Succeed as Dairy and Livestock Entrepreneurs
    USAID Trains 63 Women to Succeed as Dairy and Livestock Entrepreneurs

    The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), held a graduation ceremony today for 63 women who received technical and business skills development training. The training provided them with the skillsets needed to become successful owners and operators of dairy, meat and live animal businesses.  Read More »

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Conducts Workshop on Landfill and Solid Waste Management
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Conducts Workshop on Landfill and Solid Waste Management

    From June 9 to 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with a technical expert in landfill engineering, conducted a three-day workshop in Addis Ababa at the Sarem International Hotel on the subject of landfill and solid waste transfer station management and operations. Approximately 25 Ethiopian government and officials took part in the program, including representatives from the Addis Ababa (AA) City Manager’s Office, the AA Sewerage and Water Authority, the AA Solid Waste Recycling and Disposal Project Office, the AA City Cleaning Management Agency, the Ministry of Urban Development and House Construction, the French Development Agency (AFD), and the Horn of Africa Regional Environmental Center and Network (HoAREC-N).   Read More »

  • USAID Grants will Strengthen Research Capacity
    USAID Grants will Strengthen Research Capacity

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded eight research awards this week to universities and research institutions through its Agriculture Knowledge, Learning, Documentation and Policy project. These grant awards will support agriculture research in farming, livestock production, social protection, dietary diversity and pastoral development that will assist in developing future agriculture projects. Better designed projects will increase agriculture sector productivity and growth, improve poverty reduction and improve nutrition for women and children.  Read More »

  • New Fertilizer Blending Facility Opens in Ethiopia
    New Fertilizer Blending Facility Opens in Ethiopia

    The Ministry of Agriculture, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Oromia Bureau of Agriculture, and the Agricultural Transformation Agency, Sunday joined the Gibe Dedesa Farmers’ Cooperative Union to inaugurate a warehouse and one of the first fertilizer blending facilities in Ethiopia. Together, the warehouse and blending facility will help the cooperative to meet farmer demand for better fertilizer that will improve soil conditions and transform crop production in Ethiopia.  Read More »

  • U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer attends Access English Program graduation
    U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer attends Access English Program graduation

    Learning English can help you succeed. The U.S. Embassy-supported Access English program graduated 75 students for the two-program in Harar today. Managed by Haramaya University, the program strengthens the English language and life skills of high school students, and also exposes them to elements of American culture, including volunteerism and the importance of community engagement. 

  • U.S. Embassy supports preservation of Cultural Heritage in Harar
    U.S. Embassy supports preservation of Cultural Heritage in Harar

    Harar has an amazing cultural heritage, and the U.S. Embassy is proud to help support it's preservation. With a grant to the City's Bureau of Culture and Tourism, the Sharif Museum (residence of Ras Mekonnen) has been able to digitize and preserve hundreds of documents dating from as back as the 10th century. 

2014 Human Rights Report on Ethiopia

  • 2014 Human Rights Report on Ethiopia

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

6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit

  • 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015

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

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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