September 14, 2019

14th Conference of UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) concludes

14th Conference of UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) concludes

Asmara, 14 September 2019 – The 14th Conference of UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), which was officially kicked off on 2 September in New Delhi, India concluded today, 13th September. In this international event, 11 high-level, 30 committees and over 170 stakeholder meetings and 44 exhibitions were conducted.

According to recent reports, more than 9000 participants representing 197 country parties, government and non-governmental institutions, scientific institutes as well as other concerned individuals and activists attended the conference. read more

September 13, 2019

Geez New Year celebrated nationwide

Geez New Year celebrated nationwide

Asmara, 12 September 2019 – Kudus Yowhanes (Geez New Year) was celebrated nationwide today, 12 September in Zagir, Central region.
At the event that was organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Information and the Central region administration and in which Governor of the Central region, Maj. Gen. Romodan Awliyay, Minister of Tourism, Ms. Askalu Menkorius, Mr. Yousuf Saiq, Chairman of the PFDJ branch in the Central region, Military Commanders and heads of national associations were presented, the head of Culture and Sports in the Central region, Mr. Endrias Asmerom stated that the jubilant celebration of religious holidays reflect the unity and identity of the people of Eritrea. read more


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September 12, 2019

His Holiness Abune Petros gives benediction

His Holiness Abune Petros gives benediction

Asmara, 11 September 2019- His Holiness Abune Petros, Archbishop of the Eritrean Tewahdo Orthodox Church, gave benediction in connection with Geez New Year.

Abune Petros gave detailed briefing on the historical background of the Holiday and wished the people and Government of Eritrea, members of the Eritrean Defense Forces and the faithful a happy Holiday. read more

President Isaias Afwerki on working visit to UAE

Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam presents credentials

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September 9, 2019

President Isaias Afwerki on working visit to UAE

President Isaias Afwerki on working visit to UAE

Asmara, 09 September 2019- President Isaias Afwerki met today, 9 September in Abu Dhabi with Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zaid al Nahyan and discussed in greater depth progress registered to-date in the multi-faceted bilateral ties between the two countries as well as regional issues of common concern.

President Isaias had also met with Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheikh Mensour bin Zaid al Nayhan. Read more

September 6, 2019

Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam presents credentials

Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam presents credentials

Asmara, 06 September 2019- Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam, Permanent Representative of the State of Eritrea to the UN with rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, presented her credentials to the UN Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, yesterday.

At the occasion, Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam and Mr. Antonio Guterres discussed ways and means of strengthening ties between Eritrea and the United Nations. Read more

September 3, 2019

Eritrea participates at UN Convention to Combat Desertification

Eritrea participates at UN Convention to Combat Desertification

Asmara, 02 September 2019- Eritrean delegation comprising Mr. Heruy Asghedom, D. G. of Agricultural Extension at the Ministry of Agriculture, and Mr. Alem Tsehaye, Eritrean Ambassador to India, are participating at the 14th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) which was officially opened on 2 September in New Delhi, India.

Established in 1994, UNCCD is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The new UNCCD 2018-2030 strategic frame work is the most comprehensive global commitment to achieve a future that avoids, minimizes and reverses desertification, land degradation and mitigates the effects of drought in affected areas at all levels to achieve a land degradation-neutral world consistent with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Read more

September 2, 2019

Eritrean delegation held discussion with Japanese FM

Eritrean delegation held discussion with Japanese FM

Asmara, 30 August 2019- The senior Eritrean delegation comprising Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab and Mr. Estifanos Afwerki, Eritrean Ambassador to Japan, met and held talks with Mr. Taro Kono, Foreign Minister of Japan, at the sideline of the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), that is underway in Yokohama, Japan.

The two sides held discussion on strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries as well as regional and global issues of interest to the two countries. The two sides also agreed to bolster periodic consultation on regional developments. Read more

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