Visit of former German Minister of Justice, Prof. Dr. Herta Däubler-Gmelin, in Ethiopia

At the invitation of the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation (FES), former German Minister of Justice, Prof. Dr. Herta Däubler-Gmelin, visited Ethiopia in the beginning of May 2017, and participated in several seminars, organized by the FES with respective Ethiopian partner institutions.

On Thursday, 11 May, accompanied by the Deputy Head of the German Mission, Matthias Schauer, she visited the „Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam“ (GERD) and was informed about the construction progress, the expected benefits once generation of electricity has begun and the impact on the downstream countries.

On Friday, 12 May, German Ambassador Schmidt hosted a luncheon in honor of the distinguished visitor during which Prof. Dr. Däubler-Gmelin met with high ranking representatives of the Ethiopian federal administration and discussed possible improvements of the Ethiopian justice system.