IAU and Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology sign addendum concerning East African ROAD

An addendum to the agreement to host the East African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (EA-ROAD) in Ethiopia has been signed. The agreement makes provisions for the change of the host institution from Addis Ababa University to the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI), which falls under the leadership of the Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology. From left to right, the image features: Mr. Kevin Govender, Director of the Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD); Prof. Piero Benvenuti, General Secretary of the IAU; Solomon Tessena, Director of Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute; and His Excellency Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria, the Ethiopian Minister of Science and Technology.

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Sze-leung Cheung/IAU

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