09/12/2019 - 07:57
The first official visit of European Commission President H.E. Ursula von der Leyen outside the EU goes to Addis Ababa for bilateral meetings with the Ethiopian government as well as the African Union. Strong signal of the close partnership between the EU and Ethiopia on the very first day of the new Commission! President von der Leyen will lead the European Commission 2019 - 2024. In the period 2014 - 2020 the EU’s support to Ethiopia exceeded 60 billion birr (1.8 billion euro).