Ethiopian State Minister Dr. Markos held discussion with Regional Director of Institute for Security Studies (ISS) Mr. Roba D. Sharamo later today. (December 21)
State Minister Dr. Markos warmly welcomed and thanked ISS for its activities in Ethiopia in the areas of researches to understand national, regional and continental trends in conflict, development,& its works in practical training and technical assistance to civil society. Dr. Markos said, “We want ISS to work more & deepen its support with Ethiopia and noted signing the agreement the commitment of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to that end.”
Regional Director Mr. Roba commended the partnership & continued support from Ethiopia in this regard and underscored the need to engage more on practical training and technical assistance to trainee Diplomats in Ethiopia the coming year. Mr. Roba further stressed ISS aims to strength cooperation to pave the way for more researches in national, regional, and continental trends in conflict, politics, economics, working closely with the African Union, regional economic communities and states to develop policy and strategy, he added.
The State Minister said the government of Ethiopia would continue to extend support to ISS.
The Institute for Security Studies, headquartered in Pretoria, South Africa is an organization which aims to enhance human security in Africa. It does independent and authoritative research, provides expert policy analysis, and delivers practical training and technical assistance.