Date: Saturday, 29 April 2017
Asmara, 29 April 2017- Eritrean nationals residing in Italy, Central and Western US as well as in the UK held different diplomatic activities.
At the seminar the Eritrean nationals residing in Milano and its environs conducted, the Eritrean Ambassador to Italy, Mr. Fesehatsion Petros pointed out that the strong unity and love of country of the Eritrean people is the secret for the prevailing peace and stability and that persistent effort is being exerted to build economically strong country and to ensure social justice.
Ambassador Fesehatsion also called on the nationals to develop organizational as well as economic and professional capacity and reinforce contribution to the national development programs.
Commending the discipline and love of country the Eritrean nationals are demonstrating, Mr. Enrico Marcora, adviser to the Mayor of Milano, expressed readiness to strengthen the relation between the Eritrean community and the Municipality of Milano.
The participants on their part expressed conviction to strengthen organizational capacity and to play due role for the success of the national development endeavors.
In the same vein, members of the German National Union of Eritrean Women branch conducted seminar on 22 April in Frankfurt.
In the seminar six months activity report was presented and the participants conducted extensive discussion as regards recruiting new members.
At a seminar in which members of YPFDJ, NUEYS, and other nationals from 13 States took part, Mr. Berhane Gebrehiwet, Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in the US and Mr. Dawit Haile, head of Community Affairs, gave extensive briefings on the objective situation in the homeland and the significance of active participation in strengthening organizational capacity.
The participants on their part expressed readiness to strengthen participation in the national development program and portray the true image of their country.
The YPFDJ branch in Birmingham, the UK, also conducted its annual congress, according to report.
Asmara, 29 April 2017 - World Atlas reported that Eritrean women are among the top ten countries in the world for most active in the labor force.
The report that was published on April 24 disclosed that 80% of Eritrean women are actively engaged in different activities and that their performance ranked ninth surpassing Iceland which stood tenth in the list.
According to the report, Tanzania stood first while Madagascar, Rwanda, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Burundi, Malawi and Nepal stood 3rd to 8th respectively.
The report further indicated that the active participation of the Eritrean women in socio-economic development was the outcome of the government’s policy of ensuring women’s economic emancipation.
It is to be recalled that the Government of Eritrea has given the required attention to women’s rights, including gender equality and the eradication of harmful practices.