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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

News and Updates

ethiopian-young-activists-discussed-learned-and-empowered-to-shape-a-sustainable-future   Addis Ababa, 17 March 2015 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Liaison Office in Addis Ababa together with the Youth Network for Sustainable Development (YNSD) and the Tena Kebena Genflen Enatsda Mahiber (TKGEM) organized...

ETHIOPIA: The International Organization for Migration Special Liaison Office assisted 46 stranded Ethiopian migrants in Yemen to return to Ethiopia on 24 March 2015. The migrants were intercepted in Yemen while trying to cross the border into the...

ethiopia-meets-mdg-7c-target-for-drinking-water-supply   23 March 2015, ADDIS ABABA: Today, the Government of Ethiopia announced a remarkable achievement in the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector as it met Target 10 of the MDG 7c  for access to drinking water supply. The...

in-ethiopia-wfp-agriculture-initiative-opens-doors-for-rural-women By Stephanie Savariaud —  19 March 2015 Women from the Anja Chafa Cooperative Union   Copyright: © WFP\Stephanie Savariaud In...

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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