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193 delegations to FFD3 conference agree on the Addis Abeba Action Agenda

16 Jul

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

At its final negotiating hours on Wednesday evening, the most important achievement of the three-day Addis Abeba conference on financing for development (FFD3), before its closing Thursday, is hardly its ability to secure the real bricks and mortars every nation needs for its sustainable development and the sustainable development agenda of the next decade and a half. Rather it is the fact that the much-constrained conference for much of its life from New York to Addis Abeba has been now saved with the adoption of the Addis Abeba Action Agenda (AAAA).
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UN Africa Economic Report 2013 makes Ethiopia defensive

30 Sep

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

The September 28, 2013 issue of The Reporter has very well reflected the nervousness Addis Abeba has experienced since last Thursday. This follows the launch by the UN Economic commission for Africa (ECA) of its flagship publication the Economic Report on Africa 2013.
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Ethiopia: In the jaws of hunger & malnutrition

6 Jul

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin – Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

The independent rights experts* at the United Nations had themselves perfectly timed last May, when they sought to capture attention of the international community. They wanted to remind nations of the dangerous rise of inequality around the world.
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