Speeches and Interviews Archive

In this section of the Embassy website, you can find a selection of speeches and interviews that have been given by prominent Ethiopian politicians, diplomats and leading academics.

Political

Below are links to a selection of speeches and interviews given by leading Ethiopian and foreign politicians.

Speeches  
   
HE Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian Prime Minister  
Six monthly report to the House of Peoples' Representatives - Thursday 29th March 2007  
Speech to Africa Task Force, Brooks World Poverty Institute, Manchester University, UK - 3rd to 4th August 2006  
Annual Report to the House of Peoples Representatives - Tuesday 4th July 2006  
Address at the High Level Plenary Meeting of The 60th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 14th-16th September 2005

 

Keynote address on the launch of the Commission for Africa report in Addis Ababa & London, 11th March 2005

 

Speech to Members of the House of Peoples Representatives on the Ethiopia - Eritrea Border, 25th Nov 2004  
   
HE Seyoum Mesfin, Ethiopian Foreign Minister  

Statement at the 60th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, 23rd September 2005

 
Statement at the 59th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, 28th September 2004  
   
President Girma Wolde Giorgis, Ethiopian Head of State  

● Speech at the Opening of the House of Peoples' Representatives and the House of Fedeartion, Addis Ababa, Oct 9, 2006

 
● Speech at the Opening of the House of Peoplesí Representatives and the House of Federation,Addis Ababa, Oct 10, 2005  
   
The Rt. Hon. Tony Blair MP, British Prime Minister  

Speech at the second meeting of the Commission for Africa, delivered at Africa Hall, Addis Ababa, 7th October 2005

 
   
Interviews  
   
HE Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of Ethiopia  

PM Meles Zenawi Press Conference 27th June 2006

 
Letter to the Editor of the Ethiopian Herald, 31st August 2005  
Ethiopian Radio and Television Enterprises interview with Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, May 2004  

Diplomatic

Below are links to a selection of speeches given by the Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Speeches  
   
H.E. Berhanu Kebede, Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom  
(to follow)  
   
H.E. Fisseha Adugna, former Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom  
Remarks by H.E. Fisseha Adugna, Ambassador of Ethiopia, on Food Security in Ethiopia since 1984 at SOAS, 2nd Nov 2004  

Academic

Below are links to a selection of lectures and speeches given by leading Ethiopian and foreign academics.

Speeches  
   
Doctor Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher  
Can Organic Farming Feed The World? - lecture to the Soil Association at the Royal Geographic Society in London, 12th July 2005