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  • Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address

    Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address

    President Obama summarizes U.S. foreign policy in his 2015 State of the Union address.

  • Senior U.S. Government Officials visit Ethiopia

    Senior U.S. Government Officials visit Ethiopia

    John Podesta, Counselor to President Obama, met Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on January 15 to discuss the upcoming 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FFD) that the Government of Ethiopia has offered to host in July 2015.

  • John Podesta meets FM Tedros Adhanom

    John Podesta meets FM Tedros Adhanom

    John Podesta, Counselor to President Obama meets Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom as part of his trip to Addis Ababa to engage with Ethiopian and the African Union officials

  • USAID Celebrates Women Leaders in Agribusiness

    USAID Celebrates Women Leaders in Agribusiness

    U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach and Ethiopia’s First Lady Roman Tesfaye, today, opened an event that recognized 100 women leaders, from the Women in Agribusiness Leadership Network (WALN), for their outstanding efforts to improve their agribusinesses.

  • U.S. Ambassador Patricia Haslach Visits SNNPR

    U.S. Ambassador Patricia Haslach Visits SNNPR

    Ambassador Patricia Haslach along with Abdulfatah Abdullahi Hassan, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, traveled to the Southern Nations and Nationalities Peoples Region to meet with local officials and visit programs addressing the issue of child labor, among others, supported by the United States government.

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    Remarks by the President on the Terrorist Attack in Paris

    And so our counterterrorism cooperation with France is excellent. We will provide them with every bit of assistance that we can going forward. I think it's going to be important for us to make sure that we recognize these kinds of attacks can happen anywhere in the world. And one of the things I'll be discussing with Secretary Kerry today is to make sure that we remain vigilant not just with respect to Americans living in Paris, but Americans living in Europe and in the Middle East and other parts of the world, and making sure that we stay vigilant in trying to protect them -- and to hunt down and bring the perpetrators of this specific act to justice, and to roll up the networks that help to advance these kinds of plots.  Read More »

  • Secretary Kerry
    Secretary of State John Kerry Remarks on the Terrorist Attack in Paris

    No country knows better than France that freedom has a price, because France gave birth to democracy itself. France sparked so many revolutions of the human spirit, borne of freedom and of free expression, and that is what the extremists fear the most. They may wield weapons, but we in France and in the United States share a commitment to those who wield something that is far more powerful – not just a pen, but a pen that represents an instrument of freedom, not fear. Free expression and a free press are core values, they are universal values; principles that can be attacked but never eradicated, because brave and decent people around the world will never give in to the intimidation and the terror that those seeking to destroy those values employ.  Read More »

  • Eighteen Ethiopian business delegates attended PowerGen International Trade Show in Orlando, Florida.
    Eighteen Ethiopian business delegates attended PowerGen International Trade Show in Orlando, Florida.

    The Commercial Specialist at U.S. Embassy Addis traveled with eighteen Ethiopian business delegates to the PowerGen International Trade Show in Orlando, Florida. The show enabled the delegates to meet with other international companies and review the latest technology and products in the power sector. The International Buyer Programs, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce, provide networking opportunities with American suppliers for the growing power sector in Ethiopia.   Read More »

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    Secretary Kerry Remarks on Human Rights Day 2014

    Delegates from around the world came together 66 years ago amid the rubble of World War II to sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, articulating fundamental civil and political rights of all people, and reminding each of us of our responsibility to respect those rights.  Read More »

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