The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia participated on the 6th annual DASAV –Ethiopia conference which was held at the University of Hamburg from 30-31st October 2015.
The conference was organized under the theme: “Ethiopia- between Tradition and Modernity” and aimed at providing insight into Ethiopia’s transition from tradition to modernity from the perspectives of humanity and social sciences.
Kuma Demeksa, Ambassador of Ethiopia in Berlin, addressed the conference participants and noted that Ethiopia has undergone many transformational trajectories.
Recognizing the enormous challenges the nation faces, Ambassador Kuma underscored, “Ethiopia is changing and changing for good.” He also added that Ethiopia has never witnessed in its modern history, the kind of socio-economic development occurred over the last decade.
Ambassador Kuma also briefed the participants the various mega development activities underway in Ethiopia and urge Ethiopians and foreign citizens of Ethiopian origin residing in different parts of the federal Democratic republic of Germany as well as friends of Ethiopia to contribute in advancing the nation’s steady journey to transformation through the transfer of knowledge and skill.
During the conference keynote speeches were made alongside discussions and workshops on various issues