WASH Cluster – Ethiopia: General Overview Dashboard, February 2018 – Ethiopia

All info-graphics and numbers are based on the WASH Cluster’s 4W monthly reporting tool Information presented in this dashboard reflects only data from partners that shared information with the WASH Cluster and... Read more »

UN envoy sees possible South Sudan deal from talks in Ethiopia – Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)

Daily Monitor (press release) (blog) UN envoy sees possible South Sudan deal from talks in EthiopiaDaily Monitor (press release) (blog)The latest round of Ethiopia-led peace talks on South Sudan will wrap up... Read more »

UN chief urges Ethiopia to protect rights during emergency – Fox News

UNITED NATIONS –  U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging the Ethiopian government to ensure “the protection of fundamental human rights” following its imposition of stringent rules under its state of emergency. U.N.... Read more »

UN calls for probe into Ethiopia protesters killings

The UN human rights chief has urged Ethiopia to allow international observers to investigate the killings of 90 protesters in restive regions at the weekend. Zeid Raad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner... Read more »

Ban Ki-Moon Appointed Ethiopian for UN Assembly and Conference Management

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Tegegnework Gettu of Ethiopia as the new Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM), it was announced today. With about 1,200 staff... Read more »

War criminal or hero: the legacy of Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died. The news of Zenawi’s passing has made headlines around the globe and many saw him as an exceptional leader in Africa. Although numerous people feel... Read more »

Ethiopia Faces Increased Hunger After Late Rains Damaged Crops

Bloomberg: Ethiopia faces more hunger after late rains caused crop damage in the south, the United Nations said. The harvest is “below normal to near total failure,” the UN’s World Food Programme... Read more »

UN Rights Advocates Criticise Ethiopia’s Use of Anti-Terror Law

Bloomberg — The United Nations criticized the Ethiopian government’s use of an anti-terrorism law to curb freedom of expression by jailing opposition politicians and reporters critical of the state. In December, two... Read more »
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Security Council to consider new Eritrea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS — The Security Council will begin Tuesday discussing a draft resolution on imposing new sanctions on Eritrea for what a UN report describes as destabilizing actions in East Africa. Neighbor... Read more »
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25,000 flee Sudan’s troubled Blue Nile to Ethiopia

GENEVA — Some 25,000 people have fled Sudan’s troubled Blue Nile state to Ethiopia in the last three weeks amid fighting between the Sudanese army and rebels, the UN refugee agency said... Read more »