Press and Information Section

Welcome to the U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa Press and Information Office

Welcome to the Press and Information Office at the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa.  Our office is responsible for the U.S. Mission to Ethiopia’s media relations and public information outreach.  We welcome proactive inquiries from journalists.

Please contact the Press and Information Office to:

  • Obtain and verify information about U.S. policy and Embassy activities;
  • Attend press briefings and media events;
  • Receive press releases, and other messages from the Embassy;
  • Request interviews with Embassy officials Interview request form (PDF 52 KB) For time-sensitive media inquiries, please contact the Press and Information Officer directly at  +251-11-130-7379.

For more on contacting the Press and Information Office, please call +251-11-130-7318 or send an email to

Our Hours of Operation:
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday