Kati Csaba, Minister-Counsellor and Senior Director (Development) at the Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia participated in a February field visit to Somali regional state with UNICEF and #WFP , and saw the level of humanitarian need arising from the new (2017) drought caused by the Indian Ocean Dipole.
On January 28, Ambassador Baker and Julie Crowley did a presentation on Canada's engagement with the African Union and Ethiopia via video conference to university students participating in a Model UN at Queen University in Kingston, Ontario. The session notably discussed the accession of Morocco to the African Union and drought relief in Ethiopia.
On January 28, #Australia, Canada, #Sweden and the #UnitedStates co-hosted an Africa Gender Breakfast to celebrate the African Union efforts to promote women’s empowerment and gender equality on the continent. Ambassador Baker underlined Canada's longstanding commitment to gender equality in Africa, including women's empowerment, the promotion of human rights of women and girls, including on...
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The 9th Gender Pre-Summit of the African Union was held on January 24, 2017, with over 500 delegates from African Union Member States, Regional Economic Communities, UN Agencies CSO, and the private sector. With over 60% of Africa’s population under 30 years of age, youth, particularly women and girls, have a central role to play in Africa’s development trajectory. Ambassador Baker was...
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The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, consider gender, equality and the empowerment of women as vital preconditions to conflict prevention, resolution and transition to peace.

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Canada Lauds Ethiopia's Drought Response Mechanism. You can see the full interview of Ambassador Philip Baker on Afro FM at [ Ena.gov.et Link ]

Canada Lauds Ethiopia's Drought Response Mechanism

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Ambassador Philip Baker delivering a well-received speech at the Closing Session of the High-Level Dialogue on Gender Equality and Education on 26 January 2017 at #UNECA , Addis Ababa
Ambassador Philip Baker and head of cooperation Kati Csaba attended a high-level discussion on advancing gender equality and women's rights in Africa, organised by UN Women and the Royal Danish Embassy to Ethiopia, on January 28, 2017. During round-table discussions, they shared information on Canada's feminist approach to empowering women and girls, and our commitment to gender equality and...
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During the 2016 annual Government of Canada’s Charitable Campaign, two activities have been held at the Embassy of Canada in Ethiopia in order to raise funds for a local organization: a Bake Off activity and a Garage Sale! Both activities have been really successful and an amount of 17,205 Birr (about $1,000) has been raised. H.E. Philip Baker was pleased to give this amount to the Omo Child...
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As part of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, Ambassador Philip Baker joined Chef Yohanis on EBS to make cultural inspired recipe using the traditional Canadian poutine and Ethiopian products. For those of you who missed it on EBS here is the link: [ Youtube.com Link ]
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CY, POUTINE GEBETA REVISED ALONG WITH CANADIAN AMBASSADOR PHILIP BAKER

This Culture inspired recipe uses the traditional Canadian poutine as a base for an interpretation with Ethiopian Identity products and unique taste from Lal...

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Known as one the best yellow potatoes ever grown, the Yukon gold variety was developed by Canadian Gary Johnston in 1966 #Canada150
This is to kindly inform you that the Canada Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has moved to a New location effective from 16th January 2017. The VAC is located at:

Kirkos Subcity
Wereda 08
Jomo Kenyatta Street
In front of NOC
Behind Zequala Building
Between Bambis and Estifanos Church
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Office Mobile No: +251 920 58 10 58
E mail:...
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Embassy of Canada in Addis Ababa is organizing another round of Education Sector School Visit Program. It will promote
undergraduate programs of esteemed Canadian academic institutions for student recruitment and promote Canada as a competitive study destination

Monday 30th January 2017
2pm-6pm
Greek Community School Compound
22nd of December 2016 marks official collaboration between Canadian Institute of Mass Communication and Amhara Mass Media Agency towards Media and Communication growth in Ethiopia
For more information you can see the MOU signing ceremony video on :
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part 2 MOU

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The Embassy of Canada in Ethiopia is seeking to recruit consultants to provide the bilateral development program with technical advisory services from January 2017 to August 2017, in the areas of: 1) agriculture, 2) food security and nutrition, 3) private sector development, 4) climate change, 5) gender, 6) capacity development, 7) political analysis, and 8) governance.
Interested applicants...
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ONLINE REGISTRATION OF CANADIANS LIVING ABROAD

Registration of Canadians Abroad is a free service offered by Global Affairs Canada that keeps you connected to Canada in case of an emergency abroad or an emergency at home. Please register online at .
The registration process will only take a few minutes!
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