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U.S. Elections 2020 Quiz Contest Rules

Official U.S. Elections 2020 Quiz Contest Rules Contest Sponsors The “U.S. Elections 2020 Quiz” contest is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Description of the Contest The purpose of this contest is to engage young Ethiopian adults to research specific questions related to U.S. elections and democratic processes.  The aim is ...
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Eye Bank of Ethiopia Wins 2020 P3 Impact Award at Concordia Summit

September 25, 2020 Eye Bank of Ethiopia Wins 2020 P3 Impact Award at Concordia Summit The  Office of Global Partnerships  at the U.S. Department of State, the  University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society  and  Concordia  announced Eye Bank of Ethiopia as the winner of the P3 Impact Award at the  2020 Concordia Summit . The annual P3 Impact Award recognizes exemplary cross-sector collaborations that feature public, private, nonprofit, or non-governmental ...
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U.S. Citizens Voting Assistance

The  Federal Voting Assistance Program  and the Department of State’s page on  Absentee Voting Information  are the most up-to-date voting information resources for Americans living abroad. Please visit these websites to learn about deadlines and procedures for registering and voting. Overseas U.S. citizens usually need to register every year, which means mailing in your Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) so that you’re ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting From Overseas

In order to vote in the November 3, 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020 . Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to participate in elections as an overseas absentee voter. If you have not completed the ...
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UNICEF handed over 380 oxygen concentrators to the Federal Ministry of Health

Addis Ababa, 18 September 2020 – UNICEF has today handed over 380 oxygen concentrators to the Federal Ministry of Health to support its response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ethiopia. The oxygen concentrators and their accessories were procured with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth, ...
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