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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

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Ethiopia - IOM Ethiopia has provided post arrival assistance to some 2,061 vulnerable Ethiopians returning from Yemen. They have included people injured in the conflict, as well as those in need of transport and accommodation. IOM is...

unfpa-handed-over-forklifts-and-vehicles-to-the-pharmaceutical-fund-and-supply-agency   14 May 2015, Addis Ababa– At a ceremony organized today, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, handed over 9 forklifts and 4 vehicles to the Pharmaceutical Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA). The forklifts and vehicles which are worth...

agreeing-on-priorities-for-the-un-s-next-development-assistance-framework-for-ethiopia   UN agencies came together with government representatives and partners from the private sector as well as civil society to dialogue, debate and strategize on the priority areas for the next four year UN Development Assistance Framework...

eataly-fao-collaboration-works-with-women-s-cooperative-in-ethiopia 21 April 2015, Rome - Jars of cactus pear jam produced in Ethiopia thanks to a partnership between FAO and Italian food store Eataly have reached the shelves of the store in Rome. FAO and Eataly supported the women's cooperative from...

UN in Ethiopia

The presence of 26 resident UN Agencies, funds and programmes in Ethiopia make the country host to one of the largest UN Country Teams in the world.  Ethiopia is also one of among countries that voluntarily decided to pursue UN the reform at the country level in the context of the Delivering as One agenda.

The UN Country Team's work fully supports six out of the seven pillars of Ethiopia's Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) through the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and focuses on Sustainable Economic Growth and Risk Reduction; Basic Social Services;Governance and Capacity Development; and Women, Youth and Children.

The United Nations in Ethiopia (download book)




The UN turns 70 this year. The UN agencies in Ethiopia are preparing for the historic moment to celebrate the achievements of the organization while recommitting itself to support the country in tackling problems assoiated with climate change, poverty, education, health, children, refugees, and conflict prevention. 

Learn about its history & how it continues to make a difference:



MDG 2015 Countdown 

In 2000, 189 nations made a promise to free people from extreme poverty and multiple deprivations. This pledge turned into the eight Millennium Development Goals.

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