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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

News and Updates

norwegian-delegation-met-with-the-un-resident-coordinator-in-ethiopia (Addis Ababa, February 26): The Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence met with the United Nations Resident Coordinator, UN Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Eugene Owusu on 26 February...

international-women-s-day-2015   Rising to the top of the footwear industry through Decent Work As we approach International Women’s Day, ILO News talks to Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, a young Ethiopian entrepreneur and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador for Entrepreneurship who...

undp-associate-administrator-makes-her-first-visit-to-ethiopia The UNDP Associate Administrator, Ms. Gina Casar is on her first visit to Ethiopia since she was appointed UN Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator of UNDP in June 2014.   During her stay in Ethiopia ,...

12th-edition-of-women-first-run-launched   The 12th edition of the annual 5 km all-woman race, the Women First Run, was launched on February 12. The launching was conducted in the presence of a couple of role model women in Ethiopia. The Women First Run will be held on March...

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.

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Post-2015 Essay Contest

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), in collaboration with ELS Educational Services, Inc., (ELS) invites students, to participate in an essay contest through the Many Languages, One World programme. Read the full document.  



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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