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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

News and Updates

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-escalation-of-violence-is-holding-back-development-in-central-africa   Yaoundé, Cameroon, 21 April – Continued violence in the Central African Republic, combined with the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries may delay development for years to come, according to UN officials who met in...

iom-begins-evacuation-flights-from-yemen IOM successfully evacuates third country nationals (TCNs) out of Sana’a, Yemen on 12 April paving the way for continuing the evacuations of more than 16,000 TCNs who are stranded in Yemen. © IOM 2015 Yemen - On Sunday 12th...

world-health-day-2015   How safe is Your Food? From farm to plate -make food safe Addis Ababa.7 April – Ethiopia...

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)

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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