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Here's a list of the Ethiopia related events that we know are taking place in August:

Sunday 14 August - Tuesday 16 August,  2022, 16:00 BST - Healing with Art by Ethiopian Community in Britain
At the Ethiopian Community in Britain, 2a Lithos Road, London, NW3 6EF
Join the Ethiopian Community in Britain as they raise crucial funds for Medan Art Therapy in a 3 day special event. They are running art therapy workshops, music and a book launch.
Sunday 14 August 14:00-18:00 BST - Art exhibition, Book launch, Fundraiser, Live music by DJ Bini.
Monday 15 August, 13:00-16:00 BST - Art exhibition, Art Therapy for young people/children with special needs.
Tuesday 16 August, 13:00-16:00 BST - Art exhibition, Art Therapy for children.

Monday 15 August, 23:00-24:00 BST - Communities Read Wherever I Go: A Virtual Author & Illustrator Talk by Community Libraries of Providence
Author Mary Wagley Copp and illustrator Munir D. Mohammed to discuss their book, Wherever I Go!
A children's story book about spirited little girl living in the Shimelba Refugee Camp, Tigray.

Thursday 18 August, 18:30-20:30 - On Culture and Conflict by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
At the Ethiopian Community in Britain, 2a Lithos Road, London, NW3 6EF
Stephen Rickerby and Lisa Shekede will describe the work they carried out for the Ethiopian Heritage Fund, a UK-based charity, to preserve wall paintings in the rock-cut and built churches of Tigray. They worked on a project to conserve beautiful paintings at the church of Maryam Bahra, which is located about 26 km north of Hawzen in Tigray. Stephen and Lisa will also talk about their efforts to improve the livelihoods of the local communities and the formation of their new charity, Desta Ethiopia, to provide humanitarian aid.
Unable to attend the event in person? Register for an online ticket to be sent a link to a Zoom broadcast of the live event.

Thursday 25 August, 13:00-14:30 BST - Multi-Donor Funding: Leveraging Donors’ Strengths to Improve HDP Coherence by IDEAL
Part of the Knowledge Sharing Series on Humanitarian-Development-Peace (HDP) Coherence. This session will be hosted by Maggie Janes-Lucas, Regional Director-Sahel, Tony Blair Institute. Speakers include:
Brigid O’Connor, Chief of Party, CRS South Sudan
Edwin Kuria, Director of Programming, Mercy Corps Ethiopia

Monday 29 August, 09:00-11:00 BST - Violence Against Women and Girls – An International Perspective Part 1 by London Policing College
Looking at UN Women and other international organization’s statistics on violence against women and girls, no evidence of progress can be seen in many countries around the world. Domestic/Violence against women and girls is gender-based violence. This workshop will gather information from several regions around the globe.
Introduction – Ulrike Neuhoff (IBZ Gimborn, Germany)
May-Britt Ronnebro (Linnaeus University, Sweden) – Global data on DVWG - statistics and regional differences.
Susanne Gosenius (Swedish National Lead DVWG) – the Swedish model
Kim Hiorth (Norway) UN Women – Police training in Ethiopia
Questions – Ulrike Neuhoff

Wednesday 31 August, 09:00-11:00 BST - Violence Against Women and Girls – An International Perspective Part 2 by London Policing College
Introduction – Ulrike Neuhoff (IBZ Gimborn, Germany)
May-Britt Ronnebro (Linnaeus University, Sweden)
Lance Lueck NGO Our Rescue (USA) Indonesia (Trafficking and DV)
Fuad Bahrul (Commissioner DVWG, Indonesia)
Questions – Ulrike Neuhoff

Wednesday 31 August, 10:00-11:30 BST - Practical Perspectives on Decolonisation in the VAWG Sector by Faith and VAWG Coalition. Tickets £5
This webinar will cover the grounds to understand decolonisation, the practical obstacles + recommendations for the VAWG sector. Speakers
Dr Romina Istratii, UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at SOAS University of London (UK) and Principal Investigator of Project dldl/ድልድል (Ethiopia, Eritrea, UK)
Ms Mebrak Ghebreweldi, Co-Director of Diversity Resource International (UK) and Founder of Waniney (Eritrea)
Ms Naana Otoo-Oyortey (MBE), Executive Director at FORWARD (UK)
Dr Sehin Teferra, Founder of Setaweet Movement and Director of Setaweet (Ethiopia)
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