Cuba in Ethiopia

Medical Scientific Seminar held in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, 30 June 2018.  The Cuban Medical Brigade in Addis Ababa held the Regional Scientific Seminar on the researches made by the doctors while performing their duties in Ethiopia.

The papers presented included a variety of specialties such as pediatric, orthopedics, surgery, forensic medicine among others  etc.

During the event, the Cuban Doctors made recommendations to be implemented in their respective services in order to improve the quality of the medical care.

Cuba present in the International Sugar Council

Addis Ababa.  A Cuban delegation led by the Ambassador of Cuba to Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas attended the 53rd International Sugar Council that was in session in this capital from the 26 to 28 June,

During the deliberations, the participants analyzed the world tendencies of the sugar market and national experiences on the development of the industry were exchanged.

Cuba is member of the International Sugar Organization since 1994 and  play an active within that entity.

Cuban President sent message of condolences to Ethiopia

Adis Ababa, 22 June 2018.  The President of the Council of State and of the Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, H.E. Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez sent a message of condolences to H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, on the occasion of the grenade attack happened in Meskel Square.

New Director General of MoFA received the Cuban Ambassador

Addis Ababa, June 1st.  The new Director General for the Americas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Mr. Nebiat Getachew, meet the Cuban Ambassador H.E. Mrs. Vilma Thomas. 

During the encounter, boboth parties reviewed the cooperation projects under implementation, as well as the actions to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the arrival of the first group of Ethiopians to Cuba happened in 1978.

The Director General was accompanied by Mrs. Roza Yerukneh, Director for Latin America.

Meeting between the AU Deputy Chairperson and the Cuban Ambassador

Addis Ababa, June 7, 2018.  The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr.  Kwesi Quartey had a working meeting with the Cuban Ambassador to this organziation, H.E. Mr.  Angel Villa.

Both parties reviewed the bilateral links existing between Cuba and the African Union, as well ass the outcomes of the recent meetings held by the Cuban Ambassador with the AU Commissioners for Political Affairs and Human Ressources, Science and Technology, respectively.