Brussles, August 31, 2023: H.E. Hirut Zemene, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands and E.U. met today with Prof. Dr. Nina Wilén, Director of the Africa Program at the Egmont Royal Institute, and exchanged views on how to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Egmont Royal Institute and the Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Institute.
Joint statement by the Government of Ethiopia and UN Country Team
The Government of Ethiopia will promptly investigate the incident in tandem with the Saudi authorities.
H.E Ambassador Hirut Zemene held a discussion with the Representatives of Dutch Companies which are currently investing in the Horticulture sector in Ethiopia and expressed gratitude for the initiative taken by the Director of Beekenkamp, Mr. Marc Driessen, for bringing together the group for an important exchange of views.
A delegation led by H.E. Ambassador Hirut Zemene, representing the Ministry of Finance of Ethiopia has taken part at the 116th meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Organization of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS) that took place from July 19-20, 2023, in Brussels, Belgium.
This morning, H.E. Ambassador Hirut Zemene, together with diplomats and staff of the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Brussels, planted various tree seedlings in the Embassy’s backyard as part of the nation-wide call to plant 500 million tree seedlings in a day.
Ethiopia’s delegation led by H.E. Mr. Sandokan Debebe, State Minister for Planning and Development participated on the 7th Ministerial on Climate (#MocA) co-organized by the European Union, Canada, and China in Brussels on the 13th and 14th of July 2023.
H.E. Ambassador Hirut Zemene welcomed Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowship Class of 2023 from various Ethiopian institutions including, National Election Board of Ethiopia, Ministry of Health, Bahir Dar University, St.Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical Collage,Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical Collage, Eka Kotebe General Hospital, Ethiopian Women with Disabilities National Association and Eco-Justice Ethiopia, a local NGO on the 14th of July 2023 in the Embassy premises.
Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) on bilateral issues and related matters of mutual interest.
The 63rd Session of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and the 43rd Session of the ACP – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (ACP-EU JPA) were successfully held in Brussels, Belgium from 19-28 June 2023.