At AEPAC, we have become highly concerned that the United States is planning to remove Ethiopia from The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The Act provides the people of Ethiopia a lifeline at a time of extreme hardship for the country. It funds business development and is estimated to directly contribute to around 300,000 Ethiopian jobs. In turn, …
Accused by agenda-and-revenue driven media, convicted by misguided politics, we are now facing a unilateral coercive measure. Ethiopia opposed coercive measures, when it was applied against others, we advise against its application on Ethiopia. Prescriptions and punitive measures never helped improve situations or relations.
As I write this open letter to you, it comes at a time when innocent civilians including women, children and other vulnerable groups in the Afar and Amhara regions have been violently displaced, their livelihoods disrupted, their family members killed, and their properties as well as service giving institutions destroyed intentionally by TPLF.
We, the undersigned Archbishops of the North American Dioceses of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church have completed a two-day working visit to Washington DC from September 15 to 16, 2021. The objective of our visit was to meet and discuss with relevant US officials about the current situation in Ethiopia. We had intensive discussions with …
Recently a group that calls itself African intellectuals issued an open statement to take urgent action in reference to conflict in Tigray region of Ethiopia . Global Ethiopian Scholars Initiatives ( GESI) board was disappointed by such development and the full response is attached.
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Representatives of several Ethiopian civic organizations from North America and Europe were briefed about a newly established organization, American Ethiopian Public Affairs Committee (AEPAC) during a virtual meeting on April 3, 2021. Read more | ተጨማሪ ያንብቡ