UN Deputy Secretary-General met with Ethiopian senior government officials

DSG with PM Abiy Nov 2018UN Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina J. Mohammed with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina J. Mohammed had high-level engagements including meetings with the Prime Minister and President of Ethiopia during her mission in Ethiopia from November 17-18.

The Deputy Secretary-General and the Prime Minister discussed the ongoing reforms as well as development and humanitarian situation of the country

The Deputy Secretary-General also noted that the UN welcomed the reforms in Ethiopia and is committed to supporting the country achieve sustainable development

In her meeting with the UN Country Team and UN Liaison Team, Ms. Mohammed discussed a range of issues including, enhanced and productive engagement with host country governments as well as conducive working relations across different UN teams and levels of leadership

The UN Country Team acknowledged that the UN Deputy Secretary-General’s engagements with high-level officials will strengthen the UN’s positive relations with the government and pave the way for the UN to continue delivering on the country’s development priorities and humanitarian needs.