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Generation of Change: Africa Tomorrow

In celebration of Africa Liberation Day 2018, a seminar on “Generation of Change: Africa Tomorrow” was convened by the African Student Community (ASCOM) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) on 24 May 2018. The seminar agenda and list of guest speakers can be viewed here.         

25 May 2018

ርሑስ በዓል ናጽነት! Happy Independence Day!

  ዮሃና ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ኣብ ውሽጥን ኣብ ወጻእን 24 ግንቦት 1991 ንዘበሰረቶ ተስፋታት ናይ  ናጽነት፡ ፍትሒ፡ ደሞክራስን ራህዋን ንምምላስ ንስመር  Congratulations: the Eritrean People at Home and Abroad Let Us Unite to Restore  The Hopes for Freedom, Justice, Democracy and Prosperity  That 24 May 1991 Heralded   

23 May 2018

The Power of Collaborative Philanthropy

Ambassador Andebrhan Welde Giorgis participated in the 2018 Ibrahim Governance Weekend held in Kigali, Rwanda, during 27-29 April 2018. He also delivered the keynote address on The Power of Collaborative Philanthropy at the East Africa Regional Meeting of the African Philanthropy Forum (APF), one of several side events of the…

22 May 2018

Amb. Andebrhan W. Giorgis’ Intervention with Former Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s conversation with Mo Ibrahim covered a range of issues, including Eritrean-Ethiopian relations from 15:30 to 24:00. The Eritrean-Ethiopian boundary issue was discussed, with Amb. Andebrhan Welde Giorgis invited to give his intervention (18:20 to 24:00) reiterating the point that the boundary issue was already resolved through the final…

03 May 2018

2018 Ibrahim Governance Weekend

Eri-Platform is pleased to announce its participation in the annual flagship event of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the 2018 Ibrahim Governance Weekend taking place in Kigali, Rwanda from 27 to 29 April 2018. The Ibrahim Forum will focus this year on Public Service in 21st century Africa in relation to good…

27 April 2018

Challenges & Opportunities for Democratic Transition in Eritrea

Held in Stockholm, this public seminar discussed the ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Democratic Transition in Eritrea’. A recording of the seminar including the presentation and Q&As is available below.    The first seminar on ‘Regional Geopolitics and the Securitisation of Eritrea’ is available here in English and Tigrinya.    ——————–…

12 Apr 2018

Public Seminar: Regional Geopolitics and the Securitisation of Eritrea

Eritrea is located at the intersection of the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa. Given that events and developments in these highly volatile regions on the Red Sea Basin exert a powerful impact on the situation in and prospects for Eritrea, the Political Organisations Committee in Sweden sponsored the…

11 Apr 2018

BBC Tigrinya Interview: ጻውዒት ሰላም ዶክተር ኣብይ ኣሕመድን ኤርትራዊ ምላሽን

ቅድሚ ዝተወሰኑ መዓልታት ሓድሽ ቀዳማይ ሚኒስተር ኢትዮጵያ ዶክተር ኣብይ ኣሕመድ፡ ኣብ ባይቶ ወከልቲ ህዚቢ ኣብ ዘስምዕዎ መደረ፡ ምስ መንግስቲ ኤርትራ ንዓመታት ዝቐፀለ ኣይ ሰላም ኣይ ኩናት ከብቅዕ ድሌቶም ገሊፆም።   ንመንግስቲ ኤርትራ እውን ተመሳሳሊ መርገፂ ንክወስድ ምፅውዖም ዝዝከር እዩ። መንግስቲ ኤርትራ ብወገኑ ብመገዲ ሚኒስተር ዜና ኣቶ የማነ ገብረመስቀል ኣብ ዝሃቦ…

04 Apr 2018

Eritrean Women’s Conference, March 2018

Eritrean Women’s Conference The Hague, Netherlands   On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, a gathering of over sixty representatives of several Eritrean women’s groups and women activists from ten countries across Europe convened a successful conference in The Hague, The Netherlands, from 9 to 10 March 2018. Eri-Platform…

13 March 2018

ታሪኽ ጀጋኑ ሰማእታትና ነባሪ ኢዩ!

ነቶም ንእስነቶም ወፍዮም፡ ዘይስገር ሰጊሮም፡ ዘይጽወር ተጻዊሮም፡ ሃገር ዘምለሱ ከም በዓል ሃይለ ወልደትንሳኤ (ድሩዕ) ዚኣመሰሉ ጀጋኑ ሓርበኛታት ብህይወቶም ዚቐብር ገበነኛ ስርዓት፡ ክንደይ ነዊሕ ከይጸንሕ!   እቲ ሓበላ ሃገር፡ መንሽሮ ህዝቢ ዚዀነ ፍንፉን ስርዓት ኣብ ጐዱፍ ናይ ታሪኽ ኣብ ዚጐሓፈሉ፣ እቶም ጀጋኑ ሓርበኛታት ንዘልኣለም ኣብ ወርቃዊ መዝገብ ታሪኽ መጻኢ ወለዶታት ኤርትራ…

20 Feb 2018

Interview with TV Sened Eritrea

TV Sened Eritrea interviewed Amb. Andebrhan Welde Giorgis on ‘Building an Eritrean Democratic Movement for Transition’ in Stockholm, Sweden on 22 December 2017.        For more information on key topics discussed please see: (1) The Seminar on ‘Building a democratic movement for political Transition in Eritrea’. (Click here)…

22 Dec 2017

Building a National Democratic Movement for Political Transition

ህዝባዊ ሰሚናር ስቶክሆልም፡ ሽወደን 16 ታሕሳስ 2017 ምህናጽ ሃገራዊ ደሞክራስያዊ ምንቅስቓስ ንፖለቲካዊ ስግግር ኣብ ኤርትራ   ሰላም። ከመይ ኣለኹም፧   ኣብዚ፡ ምስ ክቡራት ገዳይም ተጋደልቲ ብጾት ብሓባር፣ ብዛዕባ ህሉው ኵነታትን መጻኢ ክስተታትን ሃገርናን ህዝብናን፡ ንምዝታይ ጽቡቕ ዕድል ብምርካበይ ዓቢ ደስታ እስምዓኒ። ነቶም ላዕልን ታሕትን ኢሎም፡ ነዚ ሰሚናር’ዚ ዚወደቡ ህርኩታት ኣሕዋት…

18 Dec 2017

NGABAE BROADCASTING – ፈነወ ንጋባእ

ቃለመሕትት ምስ ኣምባሳዶር ዓንደብርሃን ወልደጊዮርጊስ።   ሓርበኛ ኣምባሳዶር ዓንደብርሃን፡ ኣብ ገድሊ  (ህግሓኤ) ነዊሕ ኣገልጊሉ፡ ድሕሪ ናጽነት ድማ ኣብ ዝተፈላለየ ላዕለዋይ ጽፍሒ ሓላፍነት ተመዲቡ ሰሪሑ ኢዩ። ኣብዚ እዋንዚ፡ ኣብ ኤርትራ ፍትሒ ንምርግጋጽ፡ ብንጥፈት ካብ ዝዋስኡ ዘለዉ፡ ሓደ ኢዩ። እዚ ቃለመጠይቕ ድማ፡ ኣብ ህሉው ፖለቲካዊ ኩነታት ሃገርናን መፍትሒኡን ዘተኮረ ኢዩ።   Interview with Ambassador…

9 Dec 2017

Building a National Democratic Movement & the Geopolitics of Our Region

ኦታዋ፡ 03 ታሕሳስ 2017 ምህናጽ ሃገራዊ ደሞክራስያዊ ምንቅስቓስን ጀኦፖለቲካ ዞባናን   ኣብ ዓመት መመላእታ፡ ኣብዚ ኣዳራሽ’ዚ፡ ንካልኣይ ግዜ ምሳኹም ተራኺበ፣ ብዛዕባ ጕዳይ ሃገርናን ህዝብናን፡ ንምዝታይ ጽቡቕ ዕድል ብምርካበይ ዓቢ ደስታ እስምዓኒ። ነቶም ተበግሶ ወሲዶም፡ ነዚ ሰሚናር’ዚ ብምውዳብ፡ ዚዓደሙኒ፣ ካብኡ ሓሊፎም፡ ነዚ ኣጋጣሚ’ዚ ክዉን ዚገበሩ ባይቶ ኦታዋ ድማ፡ ብልቢ አመስግን።  …

4 Dec 2017

San Diego and Oakland Seminars

ኣምባሳደር ዓንደብርሃን ወልደጊዮርጊስ ኣብ ከተማታት ሳን ድየጎን (ሓሙስ 12 ጥቅምቲ 2017) ኦክላንድን፡ በይ ኤርያ (ሰንበት 15 ጥቅምቲ 2017)፡ ብዛዕባ ተራ ደሞክራስያውያን ሓይልታት ኣብ ለውጥን ስግግርን ኣብ ኤርትራ ህዝባዊ ሰሚናራት ኣካይዱ። ኣብ መእተዊ ናይቲ  ሰሚናራት፡ብዛዕባ ኣገዳስነት ሃገራዊ ናጽነት ንህዝቢ ኤርትራ፣ ቀንዲ ብድሆታትን ዕድላትን ኣሰጋጋሪ ፖለቲካዊ መስርሕ ኣብ ኤርትራ፣ ተራ ፕሮ-ደሞክራስያዊ ሓይልታት…

24 Oct 2017

Change and the Transitional Political Process

ብኣጋጣሚ መበል 56 ዓመት ዝክረ-ዓመት ምጅማር ብረታዊ ቃልሲ ሃገራዊ ሓርነት ህዝቢ ኤርትራን መበል 16 ዝክረ Held in Frankfurt, Germany, the public seminar discussed “Change and the Transitional Political Process” within the Eritrean context, and was guided by five key points:    What do we mean by a Transitional Political Process? What is a political transition? What…

5 Oct 2017

The Current Eritrean Situation & the Way Forward (2)

Beyond national independence, the right of self-determination of the Eritrean people signifies the right to constitute a government of their choice.   ኪኖ ሃገራዊ ናጽነት፡ መሰል ርእሰ-ውሳኔ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ መሰል ምቛም ናይ ዚደለዮ መንግስቲ የመልክት።         Part 2:     

29 May 2017

The Current Eritrean Situation & the Way Forward (1)

Beyond national independence, the right of self-determination of the Eritrean people signifies the right to constitute a government of their choice.   ኪኖ ሃገራዊ ናጽነት፡ መሰል ርእሰ-ውሳኔ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ መሰል ምቛም ናይ ዚደለዮ መንግስቲ የመልክት።       Part 1        

25 May 2017

Democracy in Africa (Podcast)

The lecture “Democracy in Africa: past, present and future” was held at the Development Policy Centre of the Australia National University on the 12th April 2017.    The powerpoint slides and the audio recording of lecture are now available on soundcloud and itunes podcast.        Synopsis   Africa has a rich history;…

26 April 2017

Interview with SBS Radio Tigrinya

The Interview with SBS Radio Tigrinya (Australia) is available in 2 parts:    “ፍሉይ ኣረኣእያ ንዘለዎ ምጭፍላቕ ባህሊ ማዕቢሉ፡ ውጽኢቱ ድማ እዚ ንርእዮ ኮይኑ።” ቀዳማይ ክፋል ቃለ መሕትት ምስ ኣምባሳደር ዓንደብርሃን ወልደጊዮርጊስ Part 1        “ኤርትራዊ መንነት ብመንጽር ተራጽሞ ምስ ኢትዮጵያ ጥራይ ኣይማዕበለን፡ ኤርትራዊ ነቲ ዝወርዶ ዝነበረ ሓባራዊ…

25 April 2017

Eritrean Voices Community Radio

Interview with Eritrean Voices Community Radio in Melbourne, Australia – Click Here.                 About Eritrean Voices   In English, Arabic and Tigrinya.   Radio produced for and by emerging communities like those from the Horn of Africa, is a precious resource, desperately listened to for…

17 April 2017

Interview (Tigrinya) እቲ ስርዓት ንህዝቢ ጠሊሙ፣ ገንዘብን መጻእን ሃገር ሰሪቑ

ተቓዋማይ፡- ኣባል-ነበር ናይቲ ኣብ ስልጣን ዘሎ ግንባር፡ ዓንደብርሃን ወልደጊዮርጊስ “ምዝመዛ ዕደና ወርቅን ፖታሽን ነቲ ቍጠባ ብዝላ ከማዕብሎ ምኸኣለ ነይሩ፤ የግዳስ እቲ ገንዘብ ኣበይ ከም ዚኣቱ ዚፈልጥ የለን”፡ ይብል።  ናይ ቀደም ኣምባሳደር፡-  እቲ መላኺ ኣብ ንግዲ ደቂ ሰብ ኰነ ኣብቲ ፍልሰት ተመሻጣሪ ኢዩ።   ማዕድናዊ ጸጋታታን መጻኢኣን ብሓደ ጨቋኒ ስርዓት ዚተዘምተት…

30 March 2017

The Regime Has Betrayed the People, and Stolen Money and the Future

Opponent: Former member of the ruling Front, Welde Giorgis argues that the exploitation of the gold mines and potash would kick-start the economy but nobody knows where the money is going.   The former Ambassador: the dictator, complicit in human trafficking    A young State, robbed of its mineral resources and…

21 Feb 2017

Interview with The Global Research News Hour

“Africa’s Cuba? What is Behind International Condemnation of Eritrea?”   Global Research News Hour Episode 161   Host and producer Michael Welch interviewed Ambassador Andebrhan Welde Giorgis on “What is behind International Condemnation of Eritrea?”    The segment discusses five questions posed by the host on the prevailing situation in the country.  …

2 Feb 2017

Interview with Radio ERENA

Radio ERENA (Radio Erythrée International) interviewed Ambassador Andebrhan W Giorgis on his book Eritrea at a Crossroads: A Narrative of Triumph Betrayal and Hope  and the launch of www.eri-platform.org    The book traces the history of Eritrea from pre-colonial times to post-independence, providing comprehensive coverage of important events as they unfolded, and locating them within their…

17 Dec 2016

Eritrea: The Struggle for Democratic Governance

Held in Toronto (and Ottawa), Canada, the public seminar on “Eritrea: The Struggle for Democratic Governance” focused on three main themes:     The first theme highlighted the programmatic objective of the armed struggle for self-determination as a nation and as a people.   As the outcome of the exercise of the…

1 Oct 2016

Seminar: Human Rights & the Role of the Diaspora

University of Winnipeg, Canada. The Human Rights Situation in Eritrea and the Role of Eritreans in the Diaspora Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Fellow Compatriots,  It is a pleasure to present in this Seminar. I wish to thank the Eritrean-Canadians Human Rights Group of Manitoba for their kind invitation. The organisers…

25 Sept 2016

Message of Solidarity – 2nd EASE Congress

  Message of Solidarity   Thank you, Mr Chairman, Fellow Compatriots, Invited Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure and, indeed, a distinct privilege for me to have this opportunity to convey the warm solidarity of the Forum for National Dialogue (FND) to the 2nd Congress of the Eritrean…

1 Sept 2016

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