The follow-up Extraordinary Meeting of the Bureau of the AU Assembly, convened by South African President and AU Chair, Cyril Ramaphosa, was held virtually on July 21, 2020, on the ongoing negotiations between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt with regards to the first filling and annual operation of the GERD.
21 Jul 2020
Press Release on the follow-up Extraordinary Meeting of the Bureau of the African Union Assembly on the GERD
Unchanged stances and additional and excessive demands of Egypt and Sudan have prohibited the conclusion of this round of negotiation by an agreement. Ethiopia is committed to showing flexibility to reach a win-win outcome on all outstanding issues.
14 Jul 2020
Press Release on the Tripartite Negotiation on the GERD
Since the tragic incident of June 29 which claimed the life of Hachalu Hundesa and the destruction that ensued, the government has been actively engaged in maintaining the rule of law and holding all perpetrators accountable. Two suspects have been apprehended for their involvement in the killing, while a third is still at large.
10 Jul 2020
Press Release from the Prime Minister’s Office
Statement from the Office of the Prime Minister on the context and updates on current issues in Ethiopia.
8 Jul 2020
Context and Updates on Current Issues in Ethiopia
The tripartite negotiation between Ethiopia, Egypt, and the Sudan on the Guidelines and Rules for the first filling and annual operation of the GERD continued for the seventh day on Wednesday, 17 June 2020, via video-conference in the presence of observers.
17 Jun 2020
Continuation of the Tripartite Negotiation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam IV
The tripartite negotiation between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the Guidelines and Rules for the first filling and annual operation of the GERD continued for the fifth day on Monday, 15 June 2020, via video-conference in the presence of the observers.
15 Jun 2020
Continuation of the Tripartite Negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam III
The tripartite negotiation between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the Guidelines and Rules for the first filling and annual operation for the GERD continued for the fourth day on Saturday, 13 June 2020, via video-conference in the presence of the observers.
14 Jun 2020
Continuation of the Tripartite Negotiation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam II
The tripartite negotiations between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on the Guidelines and Rules for the first filling and annual operation for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam continued for the third day on Thursday, 11 June 2020, via video-conference in the presence of the observers.
11 Jun 2020
Continuation of the Tripartite Negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam