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Ethiopia to implement human rights action plan


Ethiopia to implement human rights action plan Source: http://www.ertagov.com Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn disclosed on Friday that the government is undertaking various activities to ensure human and democratic rights in Ethiopia. The Premier made the remark on a consultative forum held on Ethiopian National Human Rights Action Plan (NHRAP) held at UNECA. The NHRAP aims … Continue reading

Revised Constitutions of Regional States


Click on images to download constitutions. Click Here to get detailed information on each regional state.                         Amharic Version English     Version        

Basic requirements for the formation of a consortium of Charities and Societies


Basic requirements for the formation of a consortium of Charities and Societies Following the coming in to force of Charities and Societies Proclamation no. 621-2009, the executive organ has issued regulations and directives for the implementation of the law. The Council of Ministers, which is delegated with a general power of issuing regulations for the … Continue reading

Freedom of the Mass Media and Access to Information Proclamation No. 590/2008


PROCLAMATION NO. 590/2008. A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR FREEDOM OF THE MASS MEDIA AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION WHEREAS, the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, guarantee freedom of expression and of the mass media ; Noting that, by prohibiting censorship, the Constitution promotes a free mass media; Reaffirming the constitutional principle that restrictions … Continue reading

PROCLAMATION NO. 657/2009. A PROCLAMATION ON PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION OF MONEY LAUNDERING AND THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM


Brief note This law compels banking and financial institutions and other persons referred to as ‘accountable persons’ to disclose information they obtained from their customers. This in effect significantly changes the law of secrecy in Ethiopia. Before the enactment of this law, Ethiopian civil and criminal law provides protection against the disclosure of confidential information … Continue reading

THE 2001-REVISED CONSTITUTION OF THE AMHARA NATIONAL REGIONAL STATE


THE 2001-REVISED CONSTITUTION OF THE AMHARA NATIONAL REGIONAL STATE  DOWNLOAD (PDF) Preamble We, The peoples of the Amhara National Regional State:- Having been desirous to do away with the negative impact hindering our overall development which the age old oppressive system had for long imposed upon us by cruelly support essaying our human and democratic … Continue reading

PROCEDURE OF GRANTING PARDON PROCLAMATION NO. 395-2004


PROCLAMATION NO. 395/2004. A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROCEDURE OF GRANTING PARDON   WHEREAS, it has been provided for in Article 71(7) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia that the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia grants pardon in accordance with law;        WHEREAS, it has become … Continue reading

ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INQUIRY COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE CONFLICT OCCURRED IN GAMBELA REGIONAL STATE ON DECEMBER 13, 2003 PROCLAMATION NO. 398-2004


PROCLAMATION NO. 398/2004 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INQUIRY COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE CONFLICT OCCURRED IN GAMBELA REGIONAL STATE ON DECEMBER 13, 2003    WHEREAS, it is necessary to investigate and establish the source of the problem and its consequences of the confused occurred in Gambela Regional State on December 13,2003 … Continue reading

PROCLAMATION NO. 114/1998 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR ACCESSION TO THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS


PROCLAMATION NO. 114/1998 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR ACCESSION TO THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS WHEREAS, the Ethiopian Government is party to the principal International Human Rights Instruments; WHEREAS, the Ethiopian Government has consistently expressed its support for regional and international efforts to achieve normative standards for basic human rights; WHEREAS, the … Continue reading

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