EAS celebrates 7th year founding anniversary

The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences celebrated its 7th founding Anniversary with different programs on Monday, March 27, 2009 at its Headquarters. Its Headquarters used to be the residence of Belaten Geta Hiruy Weldeselassie who was a well-known writer and the first Foreign Minister of Ethiopia. In his welcoming speech, EAS President, Prof. Tsige Gebre-Mariamstressed the importance of launching an Arts and Science Center. He also spoke of the significance of having an Academy of the sciences in building a knowledge economy. Dr. Hirut Woldemariam, Minister of Culture and Tourism, officially opened the ceremony. In her opening remarks, she pointed out the important role science plays in improving our lives...

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The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences is an autonomous, non-profit, non-governmental organization established in March 2010 by a group of prominent scholars who wish to promote the Sciences to flourish and bring about development, prosperity and improved health services for the people(s) of Ethiopia.   The Academy aims to advance the development of all the sciences, including the natural sciences, mathematics, the health sciences, agricultural sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities, fine arts and letters. 


Our vision is to realize the development of scientific culture and scholarship in Ethiopia and the improvement of the quality of life of its people.

Core Values

Tolerance, respect for diversity and equality More


Our mission is to foster scientific culture and innovation and advance the knowledge of the sciences, including indigenous knowledge.


To promote the advancement of basic and applied sciences and to enhance innovative technologies; More


Our Address

EAS Secretariat 
Around Gulele branch of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
The old historic building of the late Blaten Geta Hiruy Wolde Selassie
Tel: (+251) 11 2595745/50
Email: eassecretariat@gmail.com or 
PO Box 32228 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


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