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Ethiopia and Denmark in the media

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We update this page with links to articles, TV clips, radio programmes and podcasts that are covering the bilateral cooperation between Denmark and Ethiopia.

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Press release (September 23th, 2020). Press statement release in relation to the final loan agreement and the execution phase of the Assela Wind Farm.

Jyllands-Posten (July 2nd, 2020) The article covers the new windmill park in Arsela, which will bring electricity to 3 mill. Etiopians. But the project also receives criticism (in Danish).

Fana BC (May 1th, 2020) Denmark donates 18 mill USD to Ethiopia´s COVID-19 response

Press release (April 30th, 2020) Press statement released in relation to Danish support to the COVID-19 crisis in Ethiopia (in English).

Jyllands-Posten (December 31st, 2019) Ambassador, Karin Poulsen takes stock of recent developments in Ethiopia and explores the future prospects for the country, going into 2020. (The article is in Danish)

Ethiopian Monitor (December 13th, 2019) The Ethiopian Newspaper repports on the signing of Denmark's support for the UNDP election programme in Ethiopia. 

Ethiopian Monitor (November 28th, 2019)The Ethiopian News Agency covers the launch of the Danish contribution of DKK 350 million to the joint European support for the Agricultural Commercialization Clusters initiative. The article includes a quote from Ambassador Karin Poulsen

Ethiopian News Agency (November 28th, 2019) The Ethiopian News Agency covers the launch of the Danish contribution of DKK 350 million to the joint European support for the Agricultural Commercialization Clusters initiative.

Ethiopian Monitor (September 22nd, 2019) The Ethiopian Newspaper covers the Danish-Ethiopian co-lead of the Energy Transition Track at the UN Climate Summit in New York on September 23rd. 

Addis Standard (September 20th, 2019) The Ethiopian Newspaper covers the Danish-Ethiopian co-lead of the Energy Transition Track at the UN Climate Summit in New York on September 23rd.

Press release (September 20th, 2019) Press statement released in relation to the Danish-Ethiopian co-lead of the Energy Transition Track at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York on September 23rd.

Opinion piece (September 2nd, 2019) "We have to help Ethiopia on its path to democracy" is the title of this opinion piece published in regional newspaper Jydske Vestkysten by the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Rasmus Prehn (in Danish). 

Press release (August 28th, 2019) Press statement released in relation to the launch of the new phase in Denmark's support to strengthening Ethipoia's capacity to counter money laundering and illicit financial flows (in English).

Press release (January 22nd, 2019) Press statement released in relation to Denmark signing an agreement to support the 3rd phase of the Peace and Stabilisation prgramme for the Horn of Africa (in Danish).

Fana Broadscasting (January 17th, 2019) The article covers the recent meening between the president of Ethiopia H.E. Sahle-Work Zewde and the Danish ambassador Karin Poulsen. The meeting focused on the strong partnership between Denmark and Ethiopia, which the president underlined as strategic and based on shared interest (in English).

Deadline (December 6th, 2018) The Danish news TV programme discusses the reform agenda of prime minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed as well as the Danish support of the agenda i.e through the new Danish Country Porgramme for Ethiopia. The programme includes interviews with the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation and the Danish ambassador (the Ethiopia theme starts at 16:12) (in Danish).

The Reporter (December 1st, 2018) The Ethiopian newspaper covers the strengthening of the bilateral cooperation between Ethiopia and Denmark. This includes the signing of the USD 150 million Danish Country Programme for Ethiopia as well as other areas where the two countries could cooperate in the future (in English).

Globalnyt (November 30th, 2018) The article describes the launch of Denmarks new Country Programme for Ethiopia 2018-2022 (in Danish).

P1 Morgen (November 30th, 2018) The radio programme discusses the current developments in Ethiopia in relation to the launch of the first USD 150 million Danish Country Programme for Ethiopia. It includes interviews with the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs (00:38:34), Country Director of Danish Church Aid Cecilie Winther (01:41:00), Ambassador Karin Poulsen (02:10:26), Lars Engberg from DIIS (02:17:38) (in Danish).

Weekendavisen (November 30th, 2018) Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his reform agenda is the main theme of this article. It describes how Abiy is seeking justice an reconciliation on the path towards a democratic Ethiopia. The article does also include quotes from the Danish Ambassdor Karin Poulsen (in Danish and requires subscription).

Press release (November 30th, 2018) Press statement released in relation to the official launching of the first Danish Country Programme for Ethiopia (in English).

Press release (November 30th, 2018) Press statement released in relation to the official launching of the first Danish Country Programme for Ethiopia (in Danish).

Politiken (November 25th, 2018) The Danish newspaper descibes prime minister Abiy Ahmed as the new hope of Africa and praises his reform agenda for Ethiopia (in Danish and requires subscription).

Fana Broadcasting (November 22nd, 2018) The Ethiopian news site covering the signing of Denmark's new country programme for Ethiopia 2018-2022 (in English).

Weekendavisen (November 9th, 2018) The article describes the newly implemented peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea. It furthermore discovers what the peace will mean for stability and migration in the Horn of Africa (in Danish and requires subscription).

Verdenspressen på P1 (October 28th, 2018) The secretary general of the Danish Refugee Council Christian Friis Bach praises the reform agenda, new cabinet and new president of Ethiopia. He furthermore encourages Danish companies to invest in the country (in Danish).