Global Campaign Launched to Mobilize Resources for National Causes

ADDIS ABABA – Foreign and Finance Ministries, in collaboration with the Ethiopian Diaspora Agency, launched a month-long campaign to mobilize resources for national causes on Tuesday.

The campaign was launched during a virtual conference presided over by Finance Minister Ahmed Shide and State Minister Foreign affairs, Birtukan Ayano.

Minister Ahmed Shide and Ambassador Birtukan Ayano urged all Ethiopian missions organized into clusters to jump right into the campaign and expedite the mobilization of much-needed resources.

The conference recognized the accomplishments made last year in terms of resource mobilization for multiple national causes and the use of technology to achieve the goal.

It also identified the gaps in transaction channels and account communication, according to the Ministry of Foreign affairs.

Birtukan urged cluster coordinator missions and all missions to strengthen cooperation with Ethiopians, people of Ethiopian origin, and friends of Ethiopia by leveraging technology and implementing creative and user-friendly mechanisms to achieve allocated resource mobilization.

The State Minister also addressed mission leaders’ concerns. Participants agreed on the resource mobilization strategy for the national call