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Ethiopia, Kenya discuss sustainable crossborder peace & economic transformation

28 Dec

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

On 19 December 2016, officials from Ethiopia and Kenya, UN agencies and donors//international financing institutions discussed the implementation of the Cross Border Integrated Programme for Sustainable Peace and Socio-economic Transformation in Marsabit County (Kenya) and Borena and Dawa zones of Ethiopia to reduce conflict and enhance regional development through the implementation of multi-sectoral projects. The initiative was launched by the leaders of the two countries in the border town of Moyale in late 2015 and the document under discussion will be signed in Nairobi sometime in April 2017. UN agencies in attendance were led by Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa-Onochie, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ethiopia and her Kenyan counterpart. The UN will be engaged in resource mobilization within the framework of UN delivering as one.
 
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TPLF will continue to be obstacle to peace & stability & remiain the enemy of human rights in Ethiopia

8 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Peace Direct
 

    Ethiopia is 12 months into a political crisis which has seen at least 1,000 people killed. But unless the government introduces significant reforms, it will get worse, says Andrea Carboni.

 

[T]he Tigray minority, which dominates the upper echelons of the government and the security apparatus, is unwilling to make any significant concessions in the short term. By labelling the opposition’s demands as racist and even denying their domestic nature, the government is leaving little room for negotiation and compromise and risks contributing to the escalation of the protests.

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