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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

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world-leaders-commit-to-intensify-efforts-to-realize-women-s-health-rights-and-equality    UNITED NATIONS, New York, 22 September 2014—More than 140 presidents, heads of government, ministers and high officials from around the world today reaffirmed their countries’ strong political support to the historic International Conference on...

in-ethiopia-danish-diplomats-observe-progress-in-child-protectionPosted on September 4, 2014 by unicefethiopia The Danish Government has been providing support to the Justice for Children programme, through UNICEF Ethiopia, since June 2007. On June 20, 2014, the Danish Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr Stephan Schønemann,...

training-of-champions-on-procurement    (Addis Ababa, 19 – 21 Aug 2014): The UNITED NATIONS in Ethiopia conducted The Training of Champions on Procurement in Addis Ababa. 41 UN staff from 12 UN organizations (FAO, ILO, IOM, ITU, UNDP, UNECA, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNOCHA, UNOPS, UN Women, WFP...

unicef-provides-clean-water    GAMBELA, ETHIOPIA, 27 JUNE 2014 – The swollen Baro river marks the border between Ethiopia and it western neighbour, South Sudan. It’s fast-flowing waters are all that stand between those fleeing the brutal civil war in their home country and...

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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