United States to Provide $30.4 Million to Support Democratic Elections in Ethiopia

Today, the United States and the National Elections Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) signed a memorandum of understanding for a new $30.4 million program to support the upcoming national elections. United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sean Jones and NEBE Chairwoman Birtukan Midekssa jointly unveiled the new USAID Ethiopia Election and Political Processes ... Read More»

Hackathon Workshop on “Election” Challenge in Ethiopia

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa conducted its latest hackathon on the topic – “A digital solution for individuals to electronically verify their voter registration information.” This was the sixth hackathon conducted by the U.S. Embassy in a series of twelve under its Ethiopia Hacks! Program. Ethiopia Hacks! is conducted in partnership with the Google ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia Multi-Stakeholder Conference

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia Multi-Stakeholder Conference Addis Ababa, Ethiopia October 8, 2019 (As prepared for delivery)   It’s a great pleasure and honor for me to be here today to highlight the importance of Ethiopia’s ambitious and essential political reforms – and especially the upcoming 2020 national ... Read More»

Ambassador Michael Raynor Addresses Jimma University Students

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Addresses Jimma University Students Jimma University, Jimma November 1, 2018 (As prepared for delivery)   Hi everyone, It’s great to see you all here; thanks very much for coming. My Embassy colleagues and I have a schedule full of great events during our trip to Jimma, including a visit to ... Read More»
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