Ethiopia an essential partner to UK in areas of global peace and security

The British Embassy in Ethiopia remains an important partner of the United Kingdom in the area of global peace and security.

In a statement from the Defense Attaché Colonel Matt Monro at an event organized over the weekend by the Embassy said that “Ethiopia is one of the UK’s strategic partners in global peace and security. We have been, and are keen to continue, helping improve the capacity of our partners,”

In an alumni event brought together former students of the Cranfield University and academic speakers to share ideas on a range of issues. “The Alumni group comprised military officers and government officials from across East Africa, including many Ethiopians, who have completed an Executive Masters programme in Security Sector Management.

“The Masters is delivered by the Cranfield University, the academic partner of the UK Defence Academy, and was first delivered in Addis Ababa in 1999,” the U.K. government portal said.

Ethiopia, the world’s biggest peacekeeping contributor, partners the U.K. via the Peace Support Training Center based in Addis Ababa. “Our joint work will help strengthen UN and AU peace operations both in the Horn and globally.


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