Addis Ababa: Saturday, May 19,2018. The Council of Ministers today has unanimously approved the draft of a revised refugee proclamation that caters better and inclusive provision to refugees including the Nine Pledges Ethiopia has made to significantly improve the lives of refugees and host communities.

The imminent Refugee proclamation has been earlier reviewed by the Federal Attorney General (FAG) and detail comments were incorporated before being tabled for discussion.

The next essential and final step will be a formal presentation to the House of Peoples Representatives (Parliament) for ratification. The Revised refugee proclamation will cater to the implementation of Ethiopia’s Pledges and Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework(CRRF) commitments in the country.