October 28, 2016

Press Release

Press Release


New York—27 October 2016—The Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations in collaboration with UNDP Eritrea organized a side event, titled: “Mainstreaming Human Rights through Partnership”, on 25 October 2016 at the United Nations in New York. This is the third joint event sponsored by the Eritrean Mission to the UN and the UN Eritrea Country Team.

The event was chaired by Mr. Amanuel Giorgio, Charge d’Affaires, Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations and Ms. Christine Umutoni, UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator in Eritrea. Mr. Yemane Ghebreab, Advisor to the President of Eritrea, Ms. Senait Lijam, representing the National Union of Eritrean Women and member of the UPR implementation Coordinating body and Dr. Mansoor Mirza, UN Policy Specialist in Eritrea as well as key stakeholders were present at the side event. Read more

October 16, 2016

President Isaias Afwerki held talks with Crown...

President Isaias Afwerki held talks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Asmara, 12 October 2016- President Isaias Afwerki met and held talks with Sheik Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.  The talks centered on enhancing the warm bilateral ties that exist between the two countries.

In the meeting that took place on 11 October in Abu Dhabi, Sheik Mohamed bin Zayed expressed satisfaction at the robust ties of friendship and cooperation cultivated between the two countries for decades.   Sheikh Mohamed further asserted his country’s readiness to foster close ties with nations on the basis of cooperation, friendship and mutual interest. Read more

Eritrea Education Youth Migration –...

Eritrea Education Youth Migration – Challenges & Opportunities, University of Brighton


London, 26 September 2016 | Diversity Resource International (DRI) a UK based leadership, management and research centre organised seminar in partnership with the University of Brighton, Halhale College of Business and Economics on Eritrea Education, Youth Migration, challenges and opportunities at the Business School of Brighton.

The speakers provide insight into the challenges and opportunities for the higher education in Eritrea, and share some real life case studies and discuss the most pressing issues which the country is facing today. Read more

October 10, 2016

Eritrean Delegation Statement UNHRC 67th...

Eritrean Delegation Statement at the UNHRC 67th Session– EXCOM Meeting

3 – 8 October 2016
Presented by Ambassador Tesfamicael Gerahtu, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Eritrea


Excellencies and Delegates

My delegation commends the UNHRC, EXCOM and the Chair person for organizing and leading the current session. I also congratulate you, HE Mr Filipo Grandi on your election as UN High Commissioner for Refugees and express my delegation’s readiness to engage and cooperate with your mandate. Read more

October 8, 2016

Veteran Fighter Ambassador Girma Asmerom Passes...

Veteran Fighter Ambassador Girma Asmerom Passes Away

Ambassador Girma AsmeromVeteran Fighter and Eritrea’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Girma Asmerom passed away on 5 October at the age of 66. Ambassador Girma joined the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front in 1978 after completing his Master’s degree in the USA. He served as a member of the Editorial Board of the Radio of the Broad Masses and Head of TBM Amharic Service.  Read more

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