The Diaspora Division of the Embassy is responsible for raising the level of awareness and understanding among the Diaspora and mobilising them to take part in Ethiopia’s development activities.

  • conducts interactive meetings and group discussions with Diaspora members and provides further clarifications on issues raised by the Diaspora Community;
  • encourages and assists the Diaspora to participate in business and investment activities in Ethiopia;
  • facilitates knowledge and technology transfer initiatives, by establishing linkages with relevant institutions in Ethiopia;
  • undertakes efforts to encourage the Diaspora to open Foreign Currency Diaspora Accounts in Pounds Sterling (GBP), US Dollar and Euro;
  • facilitates a productive and meaningful synergy between the Diaspora Civic, Professional, Community and Development associations with their local counterparts, institutions and development organisations in Ethiopia;
  • coordinates the overall support activities associated with the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam;
  • identifies challenges and opportunities associated with the existing policies and directives related with the Diaspora overall engagement in Ethiopia;

Main Contacts

merga tufa
Minister  I - Diaspora Affairs
Tel: 613-565-6637 Ex.213
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Notice and event announcement



The Embassy wishes all Muslim Ethiopians and of Ethiopian origin in Canada a Happy Mawlid.


በካናዳ ለምትኖሩ ውድ ኢትዮጵያውያን እና ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያውያን በሙሉ፤
በኦታዋ የኢፌዲሪ ኤምባሲ ከጥምረት ለታላቁ የህዳሴ ግድብ በካናዳ ጋር በመተባበር እሁድ
ኖቨምበር 1 ቀን 2020 ከ12:00 PM - 2:00PM Eastern Time
“አብሮነታችን ለታላቁ የሕዳሴ ግድባችን” በሚል መሪ ቃል በዌቢናር በግድቡ ወቅታዊ ሁኔታ፣
የአብሮነት ድጋፍና የገቢ ማሰባሰቢያ ፕሮግራም አዘጋጅቷል፤
መልካም የኢሬቻ በዓል!
Baga Irreecha Nagaan Geessan/Geenye!




Happy International Coffee Day!








ለመላው የክርስትና እምነት ተከታይ ኢትዮጵያዊያን እና ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያዊያን እንኳን ለመስቀል በዓል አደረሳችሁ።



The GERD Virtual FundraisingCampaign for 5 consecutive days

from August 15-19, 2020 by Ethiopians living in #Canada.

Coming together to make history and Leave our Marks.

በከናዳ ለምትገኙ ኢትዮጵያዊያንና ትውልደ-ኢትዮጵያዊን በሙሉ፣
ሚሲዮናችን “#አሻራዬን_አኖራለሁ!” በሚል መሪ ቃል ለታላቁ የኢትዮጵያ ህዳሴ ግድብ

እ.ኤ.አ ከኦገስት 15-19 ቀን 2020 ዓ.ም ለተከታታይ 5 ቀናት የሚቆይ

Virtual የገቢ ማሰባሰቢያ ፕሮግራም ለማካሄድ እንቅስቃሴ እየተደረገ ይገኛል::

በመሆኑም ገቢ ለማሰባሰብ የሚካሄደውን የonline Zoom ኮንፈረንስ እንድትሳተፉ እና በተከፈተ የአደራ አካውንት በe-tranfer በኩል እንዲሁም

በBank of Montreal አካውንት ቁጥር፡- 0005-1150-308፣

Transit number፡- 00056፣ Bank Code፡- 001

ድጋፍ በማድረግ የበኩላችሁን እንድታደርጉ አገራዊ ጥሪያችንን በትህትና እናቀርባለን!


















በካናዳ፣ በኢትዮጵያ እንዲሁም በአለም ዙሪያ ለምትገኙ የእስልምና እምነት ተከታይ ኢትዮጵያዊያንና

ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያዊያን በሙሉ አንኳን ለ1441 ዓመተ-ሂጅራ የኢድ አል አዳሃ በዓል በሠላም አደረሳችሁ።




እንኳን ደስ አላችሁ ውድ የኢትዮጵያ ልጆች:-

ግድቡ የመጀመሪያ ሙሌት ተጠናቆ ወደ ቀጣይ ምዕራፍ መሻገራችንንን በታላቅ ደስታ በድጋሚ እያበሰርን በቀጣይ

በፍጥነት የሚጠበቁትን ስራዎች በማጠናቀቅ ከዳር ማድረስ ያስፈልጋል፡፡

ለቀሪው ስራ የናንተ ድጋፍ ወሳኝ በመሆኑ በኤምባሲው በተከፈተው የአደራ አካውንት

እንዲሁም በኢትዮጵያም በተከፈቱት የባንኩ ቁጥሮች በመለገስ ድጋፋችሁን፤ አለኝታችሁን እንድትገልጹና

ታሪካዊ የሆነውን አሻራ እንድታኖሩ ጥሪ እናቀርባለን፡፡

የቦንድ ግዢን በሚመለከት በኤምባሲው የማንሸጥ ሲሆን አገር ቤት በህጋዊ ተወካያችሁ በኩል ማስፈጸም ይቻላል፡፡

ኤምባሲውም በሚያስፈልገው መልኩ ለመርዳት ዝግጁነቱን እየገለጸ ወደ ኤምባሲው በመደወል እና

በቀጣይ የምናወጣቸውን መረጃዎች ድህረ- ገጻችንን  እና በፌስ ቡክ ገጻችን 

ስለምንለጥፍ እንዲከታተሉ እናሳውቃለን፡፡

በጋራ እጃችን ተባብረን እንጨርሳለን!
አባይ የኛው ሲሳይ!


Congratulations Ethiopians!!!
Please use the following Accounts to donate to finalize the construction of #Dam.

We have set up a trust account and email transfer to save you of the hassle.
In addition, accounts were set up in #Ethiopia in different money exchanges,

which we have stated below.

NB. We did not attach information for bond sale as we do not sell at the Embassy.

However, should you would like to buy,

we will provide the important information.

You can call the Embassy or

visit our website and facebook pages for Power of Attorney requirements.
lets make history!
our dam our destiny!
Ethiopian Nile Rights!

Trust Account Set up by the Embassy:-
Bank Account No. 0005-1150-308
Transit No. 00056
Bank Code 001
Bank Name Bank of Montreal(BMO)
Email Transfer :-


Bank Account Numbers set up in Ethiopia for Dollar and Birr Donations
Dollar Exchange 1000001071077
Birr 1000291929609



'እንኳን ደስ አለን፤ሐምሌ 12/2012 ዓም ከምሽቱ 4 ሰዓት ላይ የህዳሴ ግድብ የመጀመሪያ አመት ሙሊት ተሳክቷል:

ውሃው የሚያስፈልገውን 4.9ቢ.ኪዩቢክ ሜትር በመያዝ ከግድቡ አናት ላይ ፈሷል ይህም የተሳካው ወደታችኛው

ተፋሰስ የሚሄደው ውሃ ሳይቋረጥ ነው፡፡'

ክቡር የውሃ፣ መስኖ እና ኢነርጂ ሚኒስቴር ኢንጂ. ስለሺ በቀለ Via twitter

እንኳን ደስ አላችሁ! እንኳን ደስ አለን!






Good News!!!

In response to your requests, we have set up the seamless money transfer platform

to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Trust account.

Please use the email transfer at:-

to contribute and Make History.



በቅዳሜ፣ ጁላይ 18 ቀን 2020 በ10:00 a.m. (በኦታዋ፣ ካናዳ አቆጣጠር) የሚካሄደውን ውይይት

ከታች በተቀመጡት የዙም ማስፈንጠሪያ፣ የዌብናር መለያ እና ማለፊያ ቁጥር ይመልከቱ።

Please see below the Zoom link, Webinar ID and Password to join

the conference held to take place on Jul 18, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: LIVE Conference on the State of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD…
Password: #ItsMyDam#

Or iPhone one-tap :
Canada: +14388097799,,83763340067


0#,,0863765778# or +15873281099,,83763340067


Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial

a number based on your current location):
Canada: +1 438 809 7799 or

+1 587 328 1099or +1 647 374 4685 or

+1 647 558 0588 or +1 778 907 2071 or

+1 204 272 7920
US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or

+1 346 248 7799 or

+1 669 900 6833 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782
Webinar ID: 837 6334 0067
Password: 0863765778
International numbers available:



Do not miss out on the Virtual dialogue on the current issues with regard to the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Held to take place on Saturday, July 18th, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.(Eastern time).


We will be joined by H.E Minister of Foreign Affairs Gedu Andargachew and Technical Teams from Ethiopia.


ጠቃሚ መረጃ ካናዳ ለምትገኙ ኢትዮጵያዊያን!
መጪው ቅዳሜ እ.ኤ.አ ጁላይ 18 ቀን 2020 ዓ.ም በኦታዋ ሰዓት አቆጣጠር ከ10 am ጀምሮ ታላቁ የኢትዮጵያ ህዳሴ ግድብ በሚመለከት የሚካሄደውን ውይይት እንድትከታተሉ እንጋብዛለን።








It is Her Dam!!!











“Today marks the beginning of the global virtual campaign to support the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).


We urge all Ethiopians and friends of #Ethiopia to join hands with the Campaign and to be Ambassadors of the #GERD by using the hashtags #ItsMyDam #እኔምለአባይአለሁ across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.


Post about the Dam, share all campaign content, and comment on GERD-related news. Let us spread the good news of the #RenaissanceDam.”








በካናዳ ለምትገኙ ኢትዮጵያውያንና ትዉልደ ኢትዮጵያውያን ኮሚዩኒቲ ማህበራት በሙ:-

በወቅታዊ የታላቁ የኢትዮጵያ ህዳሴ ግድብ ግንባታ ዙሪያ webinar (Zoom Meeting) ለመወያየት ... ለቅዳሜ ጁላይ 4/2020 ጥሪ ማስተላለፋችን ይታወቃል:: ሆኖም ስብሰባዉ ለሌላ ቀን በመተላለፉ ተለዋጭ ቀኑን በቅርብ የምናሳዉቃችሁ መሆኑን ከይቅርታ ጋር እንገልጻለን::

የኢትዮጵያ ኤምባሲ



I am here for Abay!  I am here for GERD!

I stand for Equitable use of the Nile Waters!

Please join the GERD Worldwide Virtual Campain from July 02-05,2020.




Happy Canada Day!


በካናዳ ለምትገኙ ኢትዮጵያውያን እና ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያውያን በሙሉ


የታላቁ የኢትዮጵያ ህዳሴ ግድብ ግንባታን በማስመለከት በኢትዮጵያ ጉዳዩን የሚከታተሉ ከፍተኛ ባለሞያዎች፣ ኤምባሲው እና በካናዳ የሚገኙ ባለሞያዎች(Alliance for GERD in Canada) በመተባበር ግድቡ አሁን ያለበትን ሁኔታ፣ ከግድቡ ሙሌት እና አስተዳደር፣ ወቅታዊ ሁኔታዎች ላይ እንዲሁም ከተሳታፊዎች በሚነሱ ጥያቄዎች ላይ በwebinar(Zoom Meeting) በማድረግ ውይይት ለማድረግ በዝግጅት ላይ እንገኛለን።

የውይይት መድረኩ በቅዳሜ እ.ኤ.አ. ከጁላይ 4/2020 በ10:00 a.m. Ottawa time (Eastern time) ለማድረግ የታቀደ ሲሆን የ Zoom ID እና Password ከስብሰባው በፊት እንደምናሳዉቅ እየገለጽን በዚህ ታሪካዊ መድረክ እንዲገኙ በአክብሮት ተጋበዛችዃል።


To all Ethiopians and Ethiopian Origins residing in Canada


The Embassy in cooperation with Higher Officials from Ethiopia and a Professional Group (The Alliance for GERD in Canada) Plan to Host a Webinar (Zoom Meeting) on Saturday July 4th 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time.

The discussion among other things would be pertaining to the current status of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the Filling and Operation of the dam and would attempt to address the questions and concerns of the Community with regard to the Tripartite Negotiation process. Accordingly, you are cordially invited to take part in this historic forum.

P.S. The Zoom ID and Password will be shared right before the conference.






የኢ.ፌ.ዲ.ሪ ውሃ ሚኒስትር ክቡር ዶ/ር እንጂ ስለሺ በቀለ በኦታዋ የኢትዮጵያ ኤምባሲ መሪ ከሆኑት ክብርት አምባሳደር ናሲሴ ጫሊ፣ ምክትል ሚሲዮን መሪ አምባሳደር ለገሰ ሀይሌ፣ ከኤምባሲው ሰራተኞች እና በካናዳ ከሚገኙ ኢትዮጵያዉያንና ትዉልደ ኢትዮጵያዉያን Alliance for Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in Canada ከተባለ የባለሞያዎች ስብስብ ጋር ዛሬ እ.ኤ.አ በጁን 26/2020 በቪዲዮ ኮንፈረንስ በህዳሴ ግድብ ላይ ውይይት በማድርግ፤ ግድቡ የሚገኝበትን ደረጃ፣ የአገራችንን አቋም እና የመሳሰሉት ላይ ገለጻ በማድረግ ቡድኑ አገር ቤት ካለው አካል ጋር ተቀራርቦ በመስራት በሞያው አገራቸውን እንዲያገለግሉ እና የአገራቸውን ጥቅም ማሰጠበቅ እንደሚገባ አሳስበዋል።

አምባሳደር ናሲሴ ጫሊም ግድቡን በተመለከተ ሁሉም ኢትዮጵያዊ ከአገሩ ጎን እንደሚቆም እና በመቀጠልም ዲያስፖራውን እንዲሁም አለም አቀፍ ማህበረሰብን የማንቃት እና የማነሳሳት ስራ እንደሚሰራ አሳውቀዋል፤ ቡድኑ በበኩሉ ከአገሩ ጎን በመቆም የአገራችንን ጥቅም ለማስጠበቅ እንደሚሰራ እና በሞያ፣ በሞራል እንዲሁም በሚያስፈልግ ነገር ሁሉ ለማገልገል ዝግጁ መሆኑን ገልጿል።






The African day is the Commemoration of the founding of the Organization of African Unity, established on May 25, 1963. On this day, many African Countries celebrate the hard-fought achievement of their freedom from European Colonial Powers.


On this day the #founding fathers established the OAU with objective among others to abolish slavery and help one other on the fight to end colonialism. A constant reminder of sacrifice, bravery, brotherhood and persistence. Happy African Day!



# I am because we are

#Africa we want to see

#the future is now











ለካናዳ፣ በኢትዮጵያና በመላው አለም ለምትኖሩ የእስልምና እምነት ተከታዮች በሙሉ እንኳን ለ1441ኛው የኢድ አልፈጥር በዓል በሰላም አደረሳችሁ በማለት ኤምባሲው ምኞቱን ይገልጻል።

The Embassy wishes the happiest 1441st Celebration of Eid Al- Fitr to all Muslims in Canada, Ethiopia and around the World.





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Important Notice!!!


In accordance with the Canadian Federal and Provincial authorities and the direction of our Government, the Embassy suspends all in-person Consular and Diaspora services starting from March 25, 2020 till further notice.


All service requests shall be made to the phone numbers, emails or provided post address stated under.


For Consular Matters:Ms. Tsehay Astale, Tel (343) 996 5643


  Mrs. Negisti Halefom, Tel (613) 262 1269




For Diaspora Matters: Mr. Abekrie Abdu, Tel (613) 302 5954




For emergency and other matters:


                              Mrs. Frehiwot Kifle, Tel(613) 558 0286




Postal Adress: 1501-275 slater st, Ottawa, K1P5H9













ጠቃሚ መረጃ

የኢትዮጵያ አየር መንገድ ከካናዳ ቶሮንቶ ፒርሰን አለም አቀፍ ኤርፖርት በኤፕሪል 09 14 16 23 25 28 እና 30 የሚያደርገውን በረራ መሰረዙን እና ተጓዦች የቆረጡትን ቲኬት በአንድ አመት ውስጥ ሊጠቀሙት ወይም የከፈሉት ገንዘብ ሊመለስ እንደሚችል በፌስ ቡክ ገፁ አሳውቋል::

ለተጨማሪ መረጃ የአየር መንገድን የፌስ ቡክ ገፅ ይመልከቱ







የኢትዮጵያ ዳያስፖራ ትረስት ፈንድ በገንዘብ የሚደግፋቸውን ፕሮጀክቶች ይፋ አድርጓል።
ድጋፋቸንን በመቀጠል አገራችንን እናበልጽግ!































To:- All Interested Ethiopians and Institutions:-


Waterloo Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing Institution offers a unique opportunity for Higher Institutions, Junior High, Elementary Schools and Teachers College in Ethiopia to promote creative activities and materials in Mathematics and Computer Science.
For more information, You can visit their website @ and make use of the opportunities.


With Regards

ለኢትዮጵያውያን እና የትምህርት ተቋማት በሙሉ፡-
በዎተርሉ ዩኒቨርስቲ ስር የሚገኘው የCentre for Education in Mathematics and Computing Institution በአገራችን ለሚገኙ ከፍተኛ ተቋማት፣ ሁለተኛ እና አንደኛ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤቶች እንዲሁም የመምህራን ኮሌጆች የሂሳብ እና የኮምፒዩተር ሳይንስ ትምርህቶች ላይ ድጋፍ ለማድረግ ጥሩ እድል አዘጋጅቷል።
ለተጨማሪ መረጃ ድህረ ገጻቸውን @ በመጎብኘት የእድሉ ተጠቃሚ እንድትሆኑ እናሳውቃለን።

ከሠላምታ ጋር







  መንግስት በውጭ ሃገራት የሚኖሩ ኢትዮጵያውያንና ትውልደ-ኢትዮጵያውያን በትውልድ ሃገራቸው ልማት በመሳተፍ ራሳቸውንና ሀገራቸውን ተጠቃሚ እንዲያደርጉ እያደረገ ያለውን ጥረት መሠረት በማድረግ በተለያዩ የዓለም ክፍሎች በሚኖሩ ኢትዮጵያውያንና ትልድ ኢትዮጵያውያን የተመሰረተው ‘‘ኢትዮ-ዳያስፖራ ግራንድ ሞል አክሲዮን ማህበር’’ /Ethio-Diaspora Grand Mall Share Company/ በሀገራችን እጅግ ትልቅና ዘመናዊ የሆነ የገበያ ማዕከል ለመገንባት ተጨባጭ እንቅስቃሴ መጀመሩንና አክሲዮኖችን ለመሸጥ ዝግጅቱን አጠናቆ እንቅስቃሴ መጀመሩን በመግለጽ፣ ዳያስፖራው ስለአክሲዮን ማህበሩ ግንዛቤ እንዲኖረውና አክሲዮኖችን መግዛት እንዲችል ሚሲዮኖች መረጃውን በማድረስ ድጋፍ እንዲያደርጉለት ጠይቋል፡፡ ስለሆነም በዚህ በዳያስፖራው በተቋቋመው ግዙፍ አክሲዮን ማህበር አክሲዮን በመግዛት መሳተፍ ለምትፈልጉ የኢትዮጵያ ዳያስፖራ አባላት ከአክስዮን ማህበሩ በሚከተለው አድራሻ በመገናኘት ዝርዝር መረጃ ማግኘት የምትችሉ መሆኑን እናስታውቃለን፡፡

 ኢትዮ ዳያስፖራ ግራንድ ሞል አ.ማ. /Ethio-Diaspora Grand Mall Share Company/
Tel: +251-115-585-358
Mob: +251-929-917-905
Address: Africa Avenue Road
Getu Commercial Centre 5th Floor,
Office No 513, Addis Ababa
አድራሻ፡- አዲስ አበባ፡- ቦሌ ከኦሎምፒያ አደባባይ አለፍ ብሎ
ጌቱ ኮሜርሻል ህንፃ 5ኛ ፎቅ፣ ቢሮ ቁጥር 513


A/ Legal Requirements for Registering Regional International
      or Sub- Regional Non-Governmental  Organizations in Ethiopia

  1. Applicant organization should submit its Application Letter with required documents
    through an Ethiopian Embassy Abroad.
  2. Applicant organization’s Certificate of Registration or Incorporation (authenticated).
  3. Bylaws of the organization (authenticated).
  4. The organization’s board (at least three members) decision to open a regional office
    in Ethiopia (authenticated).
  5. Power of attorney given to the regional office representative (authenticated).
  6. Draft Headquarters/ Regional Office agreement to be signed with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  7. CV and Education Certificate (authenticated).
  8. A letter of recommendation of the competent organ from the country of origin.

                After All Requirements are met (2 Copies), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

                will proceed  to facilitate operation based on the signed agreement.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia,

UN Social Affairs and Non-Governmental Organizations Directorate

B/ Legal Requirements for Registering International
       Non-Governmental Organizations in Ethiopia

  1. Applicant organization should submit its Application Letter with required documents
    through an Ethiopian Embassy Abroad.
  2. Applicant organization’s Certificate of Registration or Incorporation (authenticated).
  3. Bylaws of the organization (authenticated).
  4. The organization’s board (at least three members) decision to open a regional/Country
    office in Ethiopia (authenticated).
  5. Power of attorney given to the regional office representative (authenticated).
  6. Proposal of the Organization to be implemented in the Country in Accordance with
    70% for Project direct cost and 30% or less for Administration Cost.
  7. CV and Education Certificate (authenticated).
  8. A letter of recommendation of the competent organ from the country of origin.

                   After All Requirements are met (2 Copies), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

                   will hand in Application Documents to Charities and Societal Agency.

At Charities and Societal Agency,

  • The agency shall, upon application and after ensuring the fulfillment of the requirements
    stipulated under this proclamation, register the applicants as a charity or a society and issue
    a certificate of legal Personality within 30 days from the date of application.
  • Where the agency doesn’t issue a certificate of legal personality or does not make known
    that it will not do the same, the applicant may appeal to the board not later than 15 days
    from the date of the time limit set above.
  • The agency, shall by notification in the official Gazette, publish the list of charities registered.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia,

UN Social Affairs and Non-Governmental Organizations Directorate

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