April 27, 2018

NUEW Swedish branch: activity assessment meeting

NUEW Swedish branch: activity assessment meeting

The Swedish branch of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) held six months activity assessment meeting on 21 and 22 April in Stockholm. At the meeting in which representatives from the Swedish cities of Stockholm, Uppsala, Orebro, Gothenburg, Skara, Onebi, Lund, Malmo, Smaland and Flen took part, extensive discussion was held on the activity reports presented as well as on the future plan of activity. Read more

April 26, 2018

A Look Back on Eritrea’s Historic 1993...

A Look Back on Eritrea’s Historic 1993 Referendum

by Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion | This week represents the 25th anniversary of the Eritrean referendum for independence.
The three-day, internationally sponsored and observed plebiscite took place April 23-25, 1993, offering Eritreans residing in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, and in over 40 other countries including Canada, the US, across Europe, and parts of the Middle East, the opportunity to finally – and resoundingly – determine their future and exercise the rights that they had been denied for decades. As expressed by the then US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Herman Cohen, and increasingly realized globally, “If [Eritreans] want to exercise the right of self-determination, there’s nobody who’s going to stop them.” Read more

April 21, 2018

27th Independence Day


World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day

by Dawit Araya | Each year, the 18th of April marks the International day for Monuments and Sites and is held by the state parties to the 1972 UNESCO Convention. The idea for observing this International Day was proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) at the conference held in Tunisia on April 18, 1982. A year later, the international day was approved on the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983 and was commonly accepted among the state parties as the World Heritage Day. Read more

April 19, 2018

Statement Delivered by H.E Minister Osman Saleh,...

Statement Delivered by H.E Minister Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea, during the 24th Commemoration of Rwandan Genocide against Tutsi in 1994

Your Excellencies,
Distinguished Diplomatic Core,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Twenty-four years ago, an estimated one million fellow human beings were slaughtered within only one hundred days span of time in Rwanda. The heinous act of genocide against mainly the Tutsi people in Rwanda is now a history as the country embarked in different chapter of reconciliation and remarkable development achievements. Indeed, the Government &People of Rwanda under the able President Paul Kagame confirmed that the subhuman feelings of racism, hate and the subsequent inhuman atrocities can be ascended to inclusive and responsible governance for national unity, peace and harmony. Read more

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Resolve to strengthen participation in national...

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