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ETA planned to celebrate Ethiopian Millennium. PDF Print E-mail
29 June 2007

Ethiopia Celebrates her Millennium from 11September 2007 to 11September 2008. This is the 2000thYear for Ethiopian Calendar.
Ethiopia is the country which makes up more than eighty nations and nationalities coexisting together. In addition, citizens of Ethiopia are followers of various religions and as a whole it is the country of multicultural society leaving together. Ethiopia is a country with very many tourism areas.
The Ethiopian millennium is celebrated in such a way that it contributes towards peaceful coexistence respecting the rights of nations and nationalities by building democracy and work for accelerated and sustainable development. The start of a new millennium is a period in which all people of the country come together to create a new and better future. The new millennium is a period in which new ideas are developed and put into practice for our nation and for us all.
Ethiopian Teachers Association (ETA), in away to contribute to this endeavor, has planned to celebrate the millennium by two main activities.

Organize panel discussion at every level under the theme "Bright hope through quality education in the new millennium" which is to be launched on October 5, 2007)
Planting trees twice during the upcoming Ethiopian summer seasons-June 2007 and June 2008. Hence, implementation of the
plan is underway. Accordingly in collaboration with the Ethiopian
Millennium celebration office of Addis Ababa and Addis Ababa Administration Teachers' Association, branch of ETA, trees were planted
on 26 June 2007 on which 500 people drawn from teachers, students and association leaders participated. In the same way, one of the regional affiliate of ETA, Oromia Region Teachers' Association, has planted 4500 trees in East Shawa, ume district involving teachers, students and associations leaders. ETA here by calls upon on our Regional Teachers' Associations to do their level best to colorfully celebrate this important event through different activities under the two timely selected activities stated above.