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Additional Ethiopia related events happening up to the end of December - including one this evening.

Friday 4 December, 19:00-20:30 GMT - Stop the war on Tigray virtual protest by Tigray Youth Network
This is a virtual protest discussing the ongoing war/genocide in the northen region of Ethiopia,Tigray.
The goal is to raise awareness, bring together humanitarians and influential bodies to hear the concerns of the Tigray Youth Network and allow them to say a few words on the topic.

Saturday 5 December, 16:00-17:30 GMT - Fostering Peace: Ethiopian Women's Perspective / ሰላምን ማስረጽ: የኢትዮጵያ ሴቶች እይታ: by Ethiopian Diaspora for Peace
Mrs.Sophie Mengistu Dr. Selam Aklilu, Mrs.Rebecca Yohannes share their reflections on peacebuilding through dialogue.
In this session, the guest speakers explore the role of women in peace building, by exploring the different ways they shape their families, communities and the country. 

Thursday 10 December, 10:00-12:00 GMT - Doing Business in Ethiopia: Opportunities for Scotland by Embassy of Ethiopia, London
Doing Business in Ethiopia: Opportunities for trade, investment, and partnerships for Scotland.
With new reforms underway in Ethiopia, opportunities exist for investment, trade, and partnerships for Scottish stakeholders.
This webinar is being organised by the Ethiopian Embassy in London, in collaboration with the Honorary Consul for Ethiopia in Scotland, and will showcase the various opportunities for trade and investment that Ethiopia offers, and the support available. Opportunities also exist for partnerships and collaboration between universities and institutions, with a session dedicated especially for this.
The webinar will also address challenges that businesses face in doing business in Ethiopia and offer insights on how to alleviate these barriers. 

Monday 14 December, 9:45-17:00 GMT - Workshop to celebrate the BIEA @ 60: Innovative Research in Africa
This workshop will celebrate some of the key thematic areas in which the British Institute in East Africa (BIEA) is currently working by bringing together a range of researchers working in the critical areas of museum collections, sustainability, and the use of spectacle and visuals. Papers will speak to the diversity of areas in which the BIEA is currently working through long-standing partnerships, funded projects and new networks and foci. Participants are welcome to attend the whole day or to attend particular panels of interest. Download the full workshop programme.

Thursday 17 December, 3:00-5:00 GMT - A Call For Peace - Helping Ethiopian, Tigray Refugee Families in Crisis by UN Women USA Los Angeles
A Call For Peace - Helping Ethiopian, Tigray Refugee Families in Crisis featuring Dr. Tsega Gebreyesus and Samuel M. Gebru
A panel discussion highlighting Ethiopian voices; Academics, Activists, and local community leaders. Learn more about what the United Nations is doing in Sudan and the assistance provided to arriving refugees.

Thursday 17 December, 14:00-16:00 GMT - Framing the Other – Documentary Screening and Interactive Discussion by Lithuanian NGDO Platform
Online documentary screening of Framing the Other, and interactive discussion with the film creator Ilja Kok.
Framing the Other is a documentary film that contrasts the views of Mursi women and those of Dutch tourists preparing to meet them. This humorous, yet simultaneously chilling, film shows the destructive impact tourism can have on traditional communities.
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