Canada expresses its warmest and most sincere congratulations to the newly elected Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Canada offers Dr. Tedros its best wishes in this new endeavour and we look forward to working with Dr. Tedros and the #WHO on #GlobalHealth over the coming years.
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World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

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In 2001, Canada sent 450 peacekeepers to the border region between Eritrea and Ethiopia as part of a UN force with a mandate to prepare for the deployment of a UN peacekeeping mission. Then-Canadian Minister of National Defence, Art Eggleton, visited these troops in Ethiopia that same year. #Canada150
In 2001 Canada sent 450 peacekeepers to the border region between Eritrea
Emperor Haile Selassie greeted at Ottawa airport by Canadian Governor General Vincent Massey (left) and Canadian Prime Minister Louis Saint Laurent (right), in June 1954. The picture was taken during Emperor Haile Selassie’s first visit to Canada. #Canada150
Emperor Haile Selassie greeted at Ottawa airport by Canadian Governor General Vincent
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Tears Are Not Enough was a Canadian song written in support of Ethiopian famine relief efforts in March 1985. Over 50 Canadian singers participated in the recording of the track, including Gordon Lightfoot, Anne Murray, Neil Young and Bryan Adams. The song reached No. 1 on Canadian record charts. By 1990, proceeds from the project exceeded $3.2 million, with 90% going to Ethiopian famine...
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Tears Are Not Enough was a Canadian song written in support of
As Governor of the Bank of Abyssinia/Ethiopia from 1913 to 1936, Canadian Charles Collier helped to develop modern banking in Ethiopia. Collier was recognized for his distinguished service in foreign affairs by receiving the rank of companion of the British Order of St. Michael and St. George. He is remembered for his loyal support and willingness to work with Ethiopia, especially as a...
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As Governor of the Bank of AbyssiniaEthiopia from 1913 to 1936 Canadian
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Canadian Kathy Marshall established Sabahar PLC in 2004, with the goal of creating sustainable and fair employment for artisans by profitably producing and marketing handmade textiles which would be sold globally. From its modest start involving four artisans, Sabahar now employees 90 full time staff at their facilities in Addis Ababa, plus an additional 50-60 weavers who work from their...
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Canadian Kathy Marshall established Sabahar PLC in 2004 with the goal of
Born in Calgary, Canada, John Graham is the current Country Director for Save the Children Ethiopia, a role that involves overseeing 2500 staff and a budget of US $155 million in 2016, supported by Save the Children Canada and 12 other Save the Children programs. John first became involved in Ethiopia during the 1984 famine, working with Oxfam, and later returned in 1997 to lead a program for...
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Born in Calgary Canada John Graham is the current Country Director for
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Lily Kassahun is a restaurateur who relocated to Addis from Canada. While a student at Algonquin College in Ottawa and running Memories restaurant in the ByWard Market, Kassahun fell in love with Canada, winter and all, and especially the Ottawa Senators. When she decided to open a restaurant and cafe in her homeland of Ethiopia, she wanted to pay homage to the true north strong and free. Oh...
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Lily Kassahun is a restaurateur who relocated to Addis from Canada While
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On the occasion of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Embassy of Canada is launching an initiative to highlight 150 faces of Canada highlighting individuals and organizations that contribute to the bilateral relationship between Canada – Ethiopia, Canada –Djibouti and multilaterally with the African Union .
The first post will start today, stay tuned! #Canada150
On the occasion of Canadas 150th anniversary the Embassy of Canada is
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It's World Press Freedom Day, #WPFD2017! Canada is working to advance #PressFreedom
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On this Earth Day, Canada is proud to re-establish its support for the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. It is key to our commitment to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. We want to help affected communities develop resilience in the face of the effects of climate change.
The Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia 04/25/2017

How Canada Is Taking Action To Combat Desertification

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PS Alghabra meets Ethiopia’s PM Hailemariam Desalegn in Addis Ababa on April 18, 2017, discussing a range of bilateral issues, including democratic reforms.
PS Alghabra meets Ethiopias PM Hailemariam Desalegn in Addis Ababa on April
The Embassy of Canada wishes you and your family a Happy Ethiopian Easter!
The Embassy of Canada wishes you and your family a Happy Ethiopian Easter
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On March 14, 2017, Embassy of Canada, in collaboration with College of Natural and Computational Sciences (NCS) of the Addis Ababa University(AAU), organized a forum themed "climate change leadership for sustainability"
On March 14 2017 Embassy of Canada in collaboration with College of
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Canada and the Netherlands are the new co-chairs of the African Union (AU) Partner Group. We look forward to working with the AU Commission, AU Member States and all partners.
Canada and the Netherlands are the new cochairs of the African Union
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