Ethiopia’s 26th Victory Day (National Day) was celebrated across the nation on 28th May - the date in 1991 when the Derg regime was overthrown - under the theme “Ethiopia: a country committed to building a Democratic Federal System on the basis of equality, justice and inclusive development as a guarantor of our Renaissance.”
2 Jun 2017
Celebrating 26 years of Ethiopian Renaissance
In Ethiopia, March 2 is a Red-Letter Day! On this date in 1889 Ethiopians from the four corners of the country converged in Adwa, Northern Ethiopia and, under the overall command of Emperor Menelik II and Empress Taitu, dealt a death blow to Imperial Italy’s ambition to annex Ethiopia.
27 Feb 2017
Adwa: An African Victory and beyond
The Second National Diaspora Festival (NEDF), was celebrated in Bahir Dar. The annual event provides a platform for the Ethiopian Diaspora Community (EDC) to see and assess development, discuss with key officials and explore opportunities in Ethiopia.
2 Aug 2016
Second National Ethiopian Diaspora Festival
22 Sep 2015
Indefinite extension of the deadline to renew Ethiopian Origin ID Cards
Renew your Ethiopian Origin ID Cards without penalty.
Diplomats, community leaders, invited guests and members of the diaspora celebrated the 24th Anniversary of the Ginbot 20 (28th May) Victory in London on 6th June 2015.
5 Jun 2015
Ethiopians celebrate the 24th Anniversary of Ginbot 20
15 May 2015
Information on the Diaspora Housing Programme
Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin in the UK are entitled to own a house through a government Diaspora housing scheme either individually or by becoming members of a housing association.
24 Apr 2015
Meeting to Enhance Diaspora Participation held at the Embassy
A meeting organised by the Embassy to discuss the participation of the Ethiopian Diaspora in the country’s development endeavours.
More than 300 members of the Ethiopian Diaspora attended a successful bond selling event held at the Embassy on 21st March 2015, aimed at raising funds for the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD).
23 Mar 2015
Ethiopians in the UK buy bonds worth over £40,000