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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

News and Updates

undp-and-microsoft-sign-private-sector-partnership-deal      (Addis Ababa, 13 August 2014): The United Nations Development Programme has signed a collaborative agreement with Microsoft East Africa Limited to enhance development activities in the areas of entrepreneurship.   The two organisations have...

ethiopia-commits-to-eliminating-child-marriage-and-fgm-by-2025Posted on July 22, 2014 by unicefethiopia The Government of Ethiopia has made a commitment to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Ethiopia by 2025. His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Demeke Mekonnen...

unocha-director-of-coordination-and-response-division-mr-john-ging-visited-kule-refugee-camp-in-gambella        Gambella, Ethiopia, 20 July 2014-Mr. John Ging, Director of the Operational Division for the New York-based UNOCHA today visited Kule camp- home to over 51,000 refugees who fled the ongoing conflict in South Sudan. He also inspected the...

new-trade-reality-benefits-of-global-value-chainsIncreased participation in global value chains is expected to bring good news to Africa by catalyse the diversification of its economic, increasing domestic resource mobilisation and improving investments in critical infrastructure. The African Economic...

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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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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