UN confirms establishment of 'Temporary Security Zone' in Ethiopia and Eritrea

The top United Nations peacekeeping official today confirmed the establishment of a Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) in Ethiopia and Eritrea along the countries' common border.

In a milestone, UN sets up temporary security zone on Eritrea/Ethiopia border

The United Nations peacekeeping operation in Eritrea and Ethiopia today officially established a Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) along the countries' common border, representing a "milestone" in the resolution of the conflict between the two East African States, according to the head of the UN mission.

UN food agency launches new emergency effort to feed 2.5 million Ethiopians

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today launched a new $89.7 million emergency operation to feed 2.5 million small-scale farmers in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia, Eritrea recommit to assuring UN mission's freedom of movement

The Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) today stressed the vital importance for peacekeepers to be able to move freely in their area of operation, while representatives of the two countries restated their commitment to the goal.