Shannon-Ogbani Abeda: A proud Eritrean-Canadian pioneering as Eritrea’s first ever winter Olympian
Eritrea has for the first time participated in the Winter Olympics and is being represented in the skiing competition by an Eritrean-Canadian athlete, Shannon-Ogbani Abeda. As the only athlete representing Eritrea, he was seen carrying Eritrea’s flag at the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
CECCO congratulates Shannon for making history, his accomplishments and for representing the Eritrean-Canadian community. We wish him success at the Olympics.
The Coalition of Eritrean Canadian Communities and Organizations (CECCO) will host a seminar to members of Eritrean Canadian community on Nevsun’s mining operations in Eritrea and its corporate social responsibilities policies.
Press Release: CECCO condemns the actions of the Mayor of Veldhoven
CECCO condemns the unlawful and politically motivated actions of Mr. Jack Mikkers, Mayor of Veldhoven, the Netherlands. Mr. Mikkers decided to abruptly cancel the 13th European Conference of the Young People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (YPFDJ) on the weekend of the 15th of April 2017.
Press Release: CECCO Endorses the Eritrean Global Action for Justice
The Coalition of Eritrean Canadian Communities and Organizations (CECCO), calls on the United Nations Human Rights Council to reject the findings of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Eritrea and the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea.