U.S. Embassy Launches SolveIt! 2019 During Global Entrepreneurship Week

The U.S. government is committed to promoting entrepreneurship in Ethiopia as a means to stimulate local economic growth, open new markets for U.S. companies, and increase global prosperity.  The annual Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), taking place November 12-18, 2018, is designed to celebrate self-starting innovators and connect entrepreneurs to potential collaborators, mentors, and investors.  Since ...
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U.S. Embassy Promotes Volunteerism and Community Service

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 30, 2018:- This summer the U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa opened its American Spaces for young Ethiopian leaders to volunteer their time and expertise to others in their communities. The program builds on other initiatives where the United States is investing in the capacity of Ethiopians to achieve constructive change in their country. More than 50 ...
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NOFO for Ethiopia Hacks

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY, Addis Ababa Notice of Funding Opportunity   Funding Opportunity Title:             Ethiopia Hacks Funding Opportunity Number:      PAS-NOFO-19-05 Deadline for Applications:               September 16, 2018 CFDA Number:                                19.040 Total Amount Available:                 $39,060 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa announces an open competition for non-governmental and non- profit ...
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U.S. Embassy Warns of Scams – There Are No Fees to Enter the Embassy or American Spaces

The U.S. Embassy has been alerted to reports of scams, where unsuspecting residents are offered access to the Embassy compound for visa interviews, or to visit American Spaces.  The Embassy wishes to reiterate that no such fees are required. The Embassy’s American Spaces Program offers free public access to facilities that include state of the ...
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U.S. Embassy Inaugurates Satchmo Center Public Engagement Space

U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor officially inaugurated the new state-of-the-art Satchmo Center at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa.  The Satchmo Center is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and offers a wide variety of programs to the Ethiopian public through a free membership program. The Satchmo Center is named after the famous African-American Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong ...
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Training Opportunity for Practicing Journalists

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa in partnership with the Ethiopia Media Women Association (EMWA) are pleased to announce the launch of a project entitled “Supporting Opportunities for Professional Journalism” will provide training for local journalists on how to effectively report on key development-related topics such as health, development, and humanitarian assistance. The program aspires ...
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First Ever Google Developers Group (GDG) Festival- DevFest Kicks off in Addis

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, January 6, 2018: Google Developers Group (GDG), held the first ever Developers’ Festival, dubbed DevFest-Addis, on January 6, 2018 in Addis Ababa at the U.S. Embassy American Center. Developers’ Festivals (DevFests) are large, community-run developer events that take place around the globe focused on community building and learning about Google’s technologies. The ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor Honoring President John F. Kennedy’s Legacy in Supporting Youth

Remarks by  Michael Raynor U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Honoring President John F. Kennedy’s Legacy in supporting Youth  Bahir Dar American Corner, Bahir Dar October 11, 2017 (As prepared for delivery) Good afternoon everyone. I’m so excited to be here with you in Bahir Dar, on my first visit outside of Addis Ababa. I’d like to ...
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U.S. Embassy Highlights Importance of Youth in Bahir Dar through Photo Exhibition

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, October 11, 2017: The United States Embassy partnered with Bahir Dar University to bring a photo exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy.  The exhibition, which commemorates President Kennedy’s life and work, will be open to the public at the Bahir Dar American Corner located at ...
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Improving Access for Persons with Disabilities

The U.S. Embassy and the National Archives and Library Agency (NALA) today signed a $90,000 (over 2 million ETB) co-financing agreement for the construction of a public-access elevator that will make the resources of the Library and the Colonel John C. Robinson American Center user-friendly and available to all. The partnership between the U.S. Embassy ...
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