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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

News and Updates

un-stepping-up-humanitarian-efforts-in-malawi-s-flood-hit-areas   The United Nations, working with a wide range of partners on the ground, has stepped up its support to the Government of Malawi as it works to save lives and bring food, medicine and other vital supplies to flood-affected...

iom-ethiopia-moves-eritrean-refugees-to-safety     Ethiopia - IOM has started to provide transport for Eritrean refugees registered at Ethiopia’s Endabaguna screening center to camps provided by the country’s Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) and...

empowering-women-is-empowering-a-nation Gambella hosted the 2015 MDG regional race (January 11, Gambella): The Great Ethiopian Run in partnership with the United Nations in Ethiopia held the 2015Millennium Development Goals (MDG) regional race, celebrating women, in Gambella town on...

strengthening-lives-through-strengthened-partnerships-in-gambella   Gambella, Ethiopia – Visitors to the grade one classes in the Kule Refugee Camp are often welcomed with a joyful song by the children in their native Nuer language. The song is about their right to an education and the students...

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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