Ethiopian Diaspora Policy launched
Ethiopian Diaspora Policy has been launched on Saturday June 15, 2013. Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen has called on Ethiopian Diaspora to strengthen their participation on the ongoing development efforts at home. He made the call on a recognition program held following the launching of the Diaspora policy on Saturday. “The over 2.5 million Ethiopian Diaspora has a huge potential for development of the nation,” he said. (ERTA)
The FDRE Parliament ratifies the Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement
The House of People’s Representatives unanimously ratified the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) in an ordinary session. The ratification of the Cooperative Framework Agreement is an important step towards the realization of equitable utilization of the Nile. The Cooperative Framework Agreement is the first multilateral treaty successfully negotiated under the auspices of the Nile Basin Initiative. (FBC)
A public forum organized to prevent human trafficking
A public forum has been organized to prevent human trafficking at Millennium Hall on 08 June, 2013. On the forum, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has urged the National Movement against Human Trafficking to reinforce its effort to end human trafficking.
Regional Chiefs of states and religious institutions who were part of the public forum also stressed the need to address the issue properly, vowing to do their best in the activity to stop human trafficking. (ERTA)