Ethiopia’s 6th  National Elections are scheduled to take place in June 2021. The highly anticipated elections will arguably be the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia’s first free and fair elections. With a few weeks remaining, citizens are encouraged to timely register to vote in exercising their democratic rights and engage constructively throughout the electoral process to collectively ensure free and…
16 Apr 2021
Ethiopia’s 6th National Elections
Ethiopia's resolve to reach a settlement on the first filling and related operation of the dam failed to bear result due to Egypt and Sudan's rigid stance to make the negotiation and its outcome a tool to affirm their self-claimed water share while foreclosing Ethiopia's share. Ethiopia cannot enter into an agreement that would foreclose its current and future legitimate…
6 Apr 2021
Press Release on the Trilateral Negotiations on the GERD
The Government of Ethiopia has continued intensifying its efforts to address the situation in the Tigray region and has made enormous progress. However, the statement issued by the G7’s Foreign Ministers on 02.04.2021 has failed to capture some of the important steps taken to ensure that the pressing needs of the region are in the process of being fully addressed…
3 Apr 2021
Press Release on G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on the Situation in Tigray
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights have agreed to conduct a joint investigation into the alleged human rights violations and abuses, committed by all parties in the context of the Tigray conflict, as part of the much-needed accountability process for the victims.
26 Mar 2021
EHRC and UN to jointly investigate alleged Human Rights Violations in Tigray
Today, Amnesty International has released its report on allegations related to the incidents in the city of Axum. The report raises serious issues that should be of great concern but, obviously, the methodology employed in producing the report has its own limitations.
26 Feb 2021
Press Statement on the Amnesty International Report on Alleged Incidents in the City of Axum
Humanitarian agencies have now been provided unfettered access to Tigray. The Government will continue bringing all perpetrators to justice following thorough investigations into alleged crimes in the region through our Federal institutions. International technical assistance and collaboration on joint investigations are welcome.
26 Feb 2021
Unfettered humanitarian access and joint investigations in the Tigray Region
On the night of November 4, 2020, the Tigray People`s Liberation Front (TPLF) organized and commanded the Special Police Force of Tigray, the militia and its secretly organized treasonous members of the national army to massacre and capture the Northern Command of the Ethiopian National Defence Forces (ENDF). Following this treasonous act, the government was forced to engage in a…
25 Feb 2021
The Mai Kadra Genocide: Perpetrators Acting as Victims
Updates on recent developments in Tigray. The Government of Ethiopia strongly wishes to reiterate its commitment to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its citizens in Tigray and advises all actors to beware of the misinformation campaign launched against it by those with hidden political motives.
24 Feb 2021
Updates on Tigray Region