Ethiopia

As ceasefire holds, UN working to boost peace process between Ethiopia, Eritrea

The situation in the Temporary Security Zone between Ethiopia and Eritrea remains calm without any significant problems to report, a spokesman for UNMEE, the United Nations Mission in the area, said today.

Eritrea, Ethiopia agree to consider confidence-building measures: UN mission

High-level military officials from Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to consider new measures to build confidence between their the two formerly warring countries, according to the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE).

UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea prepares staff to train others on AIDS control

As part of the ongoing United Nations efforts to address the AIDS pandemic through its peacekeeping operations, the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) today announced that it has begun training its military and civilian staff to educate others about the deadly disease.

UN peacekeepers in Ethiopia and Eritrea rebuild school in Senafe

As part of their ongoing bid to restore normal civilian life in Ethiopia and Eritrea, United Nations peacekeepers in the region have fixed up a local elementary school in Senafe, the UN mission reported today.

UN peacekeeping mission re-opens bridge between Ethiopia and Eritrea

The United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) has re-opened a bridge linking the two formerly warring countries that had been destroyed during their two-year conflict.

Bridge linking Ethiopia and Eritrea to re-open on Saturday, UN mission says

The United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) today announced that a bridge linking the two countries which had been destroyed during their two-year war will be re-opened tomorrow, thanks to the efforts of UN peacekeepers who worked overtime to rebuild the span in advance of the coming rainy season.

UN chairs "constructive" talks between Ethiopia and Eritrea to solidify peace

Senior military officials from Ethiopia and Eritrea and United Nations peacekeepers have held a "cordial and constructive" meeting as part of the ongoing process of solidifying peace between the two countries in the Horn of Africa, the UN announced today.

Security Council calls on Ethiopia, Eritrea to agree on security zone

Security Council members today expressed concern over excessive deployment of Eritrean militia and policemen in the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) separating Ethiopian and Eritrean forces, as well as the failure of Ethiopia and Eritrea to agree on the precise boundaries of the zone.

Ethiopia/Eritrea: Annan reports progress, but says 'serious difficulties' remain

While noting some progress in the relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea and commending the two countries for their continued commitment to the peace process, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has warned of the remaining "serious difficulties" and stressed the need to move forward on unresolved matters.

Ethiopia and Eritrea reach new agreements at UN-sponsored meeting in Nairobi

A United Nations meeting drawing senior military officials from Ethiopia and Eritrea has produced agreement on a number of measures which the formerly warring countries will take as they pursue the path of peace, according to the UN peacekeeping mission in the region.