Camara was awarded a Certificate of Partnership at the Annual National Education Conference in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia last week. Presented on live television by the Minister of Education, His Excellency Ato Shiferaw Shigute, the award is in recognition of Camara’s outstanding contribution in the Education Sector Development in Ethiopia during 2013.

Shakeel Padamsey, Country Director of Camara Ethiopia, accepted the Certificate at the conference. It was an opportunity for those involved in the Ethiopian education sector to reflect on the successes and challenges of the previous year, as well as discuss upcoming plans and objectives.

Country Director Shakeel Padamsey receiving the Certificate from the Ethiopian Minister of Education

Country Director Shakeel Padamsey receiving the Certificate from the Ethiopian Minister of Education

The conference brought together high profile politicians along with key figures from the educational sector. Camara’s Chief Advisor, Ato Demissew Bekele, a former Director of the Ministry of Education’s Educational Media Agency, was also invited to prepare and read a poem at the Ministerial dinner, held on the last night of the Conference.

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