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  • Inauguration of New Public Health Laboratory

    Inauguration of New Public Health Laboratory

    As part of the overall assistance to help strengthen laboratory services in SNNP, the U.S Government with technical assistance from CDC with funding from PEPFAR, formally inaugurated and handed the third state-of-the-art regional referral public health laboratory in Ethiopia over to the SNNPR.

  • U.S. Refugee Official Completes Visit

    U.S. Refugee Official Completes Visit

    Officials from Ethiopia, the United Nations, and the United States inaugurated a new refugee camp in the Gambella region on March 15, with the United States announcing nearly $1 million in new funding for a nutrition program for South Sudanese refugees that will also benefit Ethiopian host communities in the Gambella region.

  • Marking WHM with Women Journalists

    Marking WHM with Women Journalists

    On March 11, women journalists from across Ethiopia gathered to celebrate Women’s History Month (WHM). The U.S. Embassy sponsored a workshop that the Ethiopian Media Women Association (EMWA) organized under the theme of “Surmounting Challenges and Creating Opportunities for Female Media Practitioners in Ethiopia”.

  • USAID Opens Five New Health Care Centers

    USAID Opens Five New Health Care Centers

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) officially handed over the first of five new health centers to the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Regional Health Bureau. These facilities will serve more than 125,000 patients, including people at risk for, living with, or affected by HIV.

  • U.S. Government Celebrates International Women’s Day

    U.S. Government Celebrates International Women’s Day

    The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in collaboration with Addis Ababa University (AAU), celebrated International Women’s Day (annually held on March 8) under this year’s theme “Make it Happen!"

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  • 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 »

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  • 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

2014 Trafficking in Person Report on Ethiopia

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