The United States and Ethiopia: A Long-Term Partnership

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 14, 2023 U.S.-Ethiopia Relations The United States and Ethiopia share a long-standing and important partnership based on mutual interests in promoting peace, stability, and economic development.  The United States has maintained diplomatic relations with Ethiopia since 1903. Recent Conflict and Its Aftermath On November 2, 2022, under the auspices of the African …

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U.S. Embassy Sponsors the Conservation of the “American Gibbi” Building in Merkato

Addis Ababa, February 24, 2023 – In partnership with the World Monuments Fund, the U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa, completed the cultural heritage conservation work on the landmark late 19th-century building, commonly known as the “American Gibbi,” located in Addis Ababa’s business district, Merkato.  The Embassy awarded a $240,000 (over 12 million birr) grant to the World …

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The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa wishes all Ethiopians a happy and prosperous New Year

The United States and Ethiopia enjoy longstanding cultural, economic, and diplomatic ties, dating back over a century.  Our strong relationship is based on shared values and interests that continue to connect us. As 2014 comes to a close, we welcome the Ethiopian New Year with hope and optimism to make the coming year better.  We remain …

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