A Media Forum on the 40 years partnership between Ethiopia and the EU (Oct 07, 2015)

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A media forum organized by the EU Delegation to Ethiopia on Tuesday (October 6) shared the progress in exchanges over the past 40 years between Ethiopia and the European Union. The Head of the EU Delegation to Ethiopia, Chantal Hebberecht, gave a presentation on various themes of development, highlighting the successes witnessed in Ethiopia. Ambassador Hebberecht said that the EU and Ethiopia together were playing a key role by cooperating in different development and social sectors. Their joint priorities included health, roads and energy, sustainable agriculture, food security, the environment and support to civil society organizations. The Ambassador said that the European Development Fund (EDF) had “allocated an initial 745 million Euros for the period to 2020 to support government-led programs in Ethiopia.” She stressed that the EU and Ethiopia were marking the 40th anniversary of a “strong and successful partnership.”

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