Ethiopia

Despite setbacks, UN mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia is making progress: Annan

Despite difficulties over the past year, the United Nations Mission in Eritrea and Ethiopia (UNMEE) is making progress in helping to maintain peace between the two countries, according to a just released report by Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who recommends an extension of the operation's mandate through 15 March 2002.

Eritrea/Ethiopia: UN mission sets up board of inquiry on misconduct allegations

The head of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) has established a Board of Inquiry to investigate allegations of serious misconduct by members of the peacekeeping operation.

UN Mission in Ethiopia, Eritrea to probe misconduct charges against former peacekeeper

The United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) today said it would investigate recent allegations of serious misconduct against a former member of the peacekeeping contingent.

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.