Book of condolence for former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl
On Friday, 16 June 2017, His Excellency Dr. Helmut Kohl, former Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, passed away.
A book of condolence was opened at the Chancery of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Addis Ababa between 20 and 22 June.
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl
During his trip to the Horn of Africa, Foreign Minister Gabriel met on 2 May with representatives of the African Union the Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
On 9 May 2017 the German Ambassador in Ethiopia, Joachim Schmidt, and Dr. Yumiko Yokozeki, Officer in Charge of UNESCO Addis Ababa signed the project-contract on “UNESCO film on biodiversity issues at Lake Tana”.
UNESCO Film Project
Visit of the Lord Mayor of the city of Leipzig to its sister-city of Addis Ababa
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To make it to the Olympic Games one day – that is the dream of Ethiopian running talents Betelehem and Gadisa. And in Berlin they got one step closer to making their dream reality by winning the half marathon in their age group.
Berlin Half Marathon
Representatives of the German Embassy in Addis Ababa, the German Development Bank KfW and the German Corporation for International Cooperation GIZ paid a visit to health posts operated by Humedica in ...
The Yeha Temple -situated in the small village Yeha in Tigray region and built in the 7th century BC was re-opened for the public on 15 March 2017 after a successful restoration through German experts...
The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF), in cooperation with the Ethio-German Football and in the presence of the Cultural Attaché of the Embassy, held a closing ceremony of a high level coaching cour...
Congratulations to 66 football coaches!
On March 6, 2017, Ambassador Joachim Schmidt attended the “German Week”-Celebrations in Mekelle. One highlight was the naming of “Witten Street” in Mekelle,which is located at the main entrance of the...
„German Week“ in Mekelle
Together with the Embassy of the State of Israel and many other Embassies and guests, the German Embassy commemorated on 10 February 2017 the victims of the Holocaust.
The 20 leading industrialised countries and emerging economies account for almost two thirds of the world population, more than four fifths of gross world product and three quarters of world trade. Th...
German G20 Presidency
Ambassador Joachim Schmidt opened the Second Meeting of the Police Strategic Support Group (PSSG) in Addis Ababa on 28 November. The Group has the mandate to harmonize police action across AU peace op...
Appointments for Schengenvisa are activated two weeks in advance.
Family reunion (national visa)
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Waiting periods for visa appointments
The conference will be held in Africa for the first time from 8 to 10 February 2017. The German-African Business Summit is being co-organised by the Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI).
German-African Business Summit