In 2016 Norway supported Save the Children's programme for school meals in drought affected areas. 
Photo: Save The Children.In 2016 Norway supported Save the Children's programme for school meals in drought affected areas. Photo: Save The Children

Today, on January 17th 2017, the Government of Ethiopia together with humanitarian partners such as the UN, NGOs and donors, officially launched the Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) for 2017. The HRD is a comprehensive document describing the humanitarian needs of affected populations, taking into account different sectors ranging from agriculture to water and sanitation, to education.

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The Embassy has receivede more than 40 applications for the position.

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Ambassaden har mottatt informasjon i desember 2016 om en spent sikkerhetssituasjon og uroligheter i Gonder-området, særlig i de nordlige områdene på grensen til Tigray-regionen, og på veistrekningen mellom Bahir Dar og Gonder by.

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The Norwegian Ambassador Andreas Gaarder made a statement at the ACPC round table. 
Photo: RNE.

Today, 15 December, the Africa Climate Policy center (ACPC) organized a development partners round table. The objective was to present a new strategy that repositions ACPC within the Economic Commission of Africa's (ECA) institutional architecture as a center of reference, responding to new realities and harnessing emerging opportunities in the transition towards climate resilient development.

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Dr. Admasu Tsegaye, President of the Addis Ababa University, H.E. Ms Laila Bokhari, State Secretary, and H.E. Andreas Gaarder, Ambassador of Norway to Ethiopia, at the Addis Ababa University. 
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State Secretary Laila Bokhari visited Ethiopia and the African Union on 28 and 29 November. During her visit, Bokhari opened two conferences and visited the Resource Center for Students with Disabilities and the Sexual and Reproductive Health Clinic at the Addis Ababa University. She had bilateral meetings and also met with Norwegian NGOs, UN-organizations and African Union officials.

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Rolf Andreas Negård from NHO at EEF and CETU workshop in Addis Ababa 8 November. 
Photo: EEF.

On Tuesday 8 November 2016, EEF and CETU held a workshop in Addis Ababa for their members, branch offices and trade union representatives on collective bargaining and social dialogue at the enterprise level. Representatives from NHO and LO participated in this workshop and presented their experiences. NHO spoke about the benefits of social dialogue and collective bargaining for the company and...

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Addis Ababa, November 29, 2016

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