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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

News and Updates

one-year-on-south-sudan-refugee-children-still-in-need-of-life-saving-support GAMBELLA, Ethiopia – 15 December, 2014: While recognising the 1st year anniversary of the onset of the emergency response for South Sudan refugees in Gambella today, UNICEF appreciated the commitment and dedication of its partners and the generous...

40-000-run-celebrating-women-in-ethiopiaPosted on November 28, 2014 by unicefethiopia Participants of the Great Ethiopian Run wear a t-shirt with the message “Empower Women, Empower a Nation” in Amharic printed on the back. 14th edition Great Ethiopian Run International 10km race...

white-ribbon-day-jointly-commemorated-by-the-un                   Photo: UN Resident Coordinator, Mr. Eugene Owusu (Addis Ababa, Nov 25, 2014): Staff of the United Nations in Ethiopia jointly commemorated today the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, otherwise...

unicef-ethiopia-appoints-young-rap-star-abelone-melese-as-its-new-national-ambassador   20 November 2014, Addis Ababa: Today, UNICEF Ethiopia appointed young rap star Abelone Melese, a citizen of Norway with Ethiopian origin, as its new National Ambassador at a signing ceremony held in its premises. The event was attended by Patrizia...

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)

The 2014 UN Day Commemoration in Ethiopia


UN's Secretary General's Message for 2014 

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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