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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

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united-nations-day-october-24     United Nations Day will be celebrated on October 24th, 2014 to mark the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five...

promoting-age-inclusive-resilience Ethiopia commemorated the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on 13 October 2014 by organising a high level conference on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) to highlight the needs of older people and call for an age-inclusive resilience...

international-day-of-the-girl-child-celebrated-on-october-11-2014International Day of the Girl Child celebrated on October 11, 2014   On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and...

                                                      UNDP global leader in transparency   New York, 8 October 2014—The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the most transparent development organization, according to a leading global ranking...

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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UNCDF’s CleanStart Connect 2014 and PAMIGA Expert Meeting                                                      

The UNCDF and the Participatory Microfinance Group for Africa (PAMIGA) are partnering to stage a two-day forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from October 30-31, 2014 focused on innovation in energy and water financing for low-income communities. Save the Date

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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