June 27, 2017

Clarifying Recent Coverage on Eritrea

Clarifying Recent Coverage on Eritrea

by Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion | Last week, Newsweek published an article about Eritrea decrying the internal situation in the country. As has become so common with reports on Eritrea, the article was heavily biased, overly simplistic, filled with stereotypes, and devoid of context, ultimately serving to poignantly encapsulate how coverage of the country is so problematic.

Lacking originality or accuracy, the article frames Eritrea alongside North Korea. In recent years, it has become quite common to see Eritrea, a young, low-income, developing country located within the volatile Horn of Africa region, derogatorily described as secretive, the “North Korea of Africa,” or even the “hermit kingdom.” While such statements suggest Eritrea mirrors North Korea or that it remains isolated and detached from the global community, closer analysis (of a number of objective measures) reveals that they are clichéd, cursory, and incorrect. Read more

June 26, 2017

YPFDJ Leeds held Annual General Meeting

YPFDJ Leeds held Annual General Meeting

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June 22, 2017

H. Exc. Mrs. Hanna Simon, Ambassador of the State...

H. Exc. Mrs. Hanna Simon, Ambassador of the State of Eritrea and Permanent Delegate of the State of Eritrea to UNESCO, held a reception at UNESCO Head office in Paris

On the occasion of the candidature of the city of Asmara-capital of Eritrea- for inscription in UNESCO’s World Heritage List
H. Exc. Mrs Hanna Simon, Ambassador of the State of Eritrea to France/ Permanent Delegate of the State of Eritrea to UNESCO, held a reception yesterday at UNESCO Head office in Paris France. Read more

June 23, 2017

RIBA Hosts Presentation on Asmara – Africa’s...

RIBA Hosts Presentation on Asmara – Africa’s Modernist City

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June 16, 2017

Asmara Art Deco Exhibition staged in the city of...

Asmara Art Deco Exhibition staged in the city of Paris

H.E. Hanna Simon, Eritrean Ambassador of the State of Eritrea to France and Permanent Representative to UNESCO opened the exhibition yesterday in Paris. Diplomats, officials of the government of Nigeria, Turkey, Kuwait, Serbia, Iran, Italy, German, Lebanon, Republic of Korea, Mauritius and Eritreans living in Paris attended the official opening.

The Eritrean Embassy in France indicated that the exhibition is being staged under the theme “Asmara: City of Dreams”. It is part of the campaign underway in Paris and in London at the Royal Institution British Architect RIBA with a view to placing Asmara in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

H.E. Hanna Simon, gave briefing on Eritrean history during which she pointed out that Eritrea is endowed with yet untapped historical, cultural and natural heritages. She reiterated that Eritrea societal values based on living in harmony and respect to one other is a unique asset. The Ambassador said that “Asmara: City of Dreams” is a gem of world inheritance and has an excellent choice of becoming UNESCO’s world heritage site. Read more

President’s Speech on the Occasion of Martyrs...

Prayer services in memory of Martyrs

قراءة لخطاب الرئيس الارتري الى مجلس الامن...

Press Statement

Asmara Art Deco Exhibition staged in the city of...

Statement of H.E. Ambassador Tesfamicael Gerahtu,...