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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

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meeting-deliberated-on-scaling-up-action-on-achieving-mdg-5-in-ten-countries-with-high-burden-of-maternal-mortality [UNFPA Press Release] A three-day workshop deliberating on scaling-up action in ten countries with high burden of maternal mortality kicked off today. Government officials and partners from the ten countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the Democratic...

ethiopian-religious-leaders-call-for-ending-the-aids-epidemic-by-2030 The leaders of the major religious groups of Ethiopia announced their united stance to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 during a consultation meeting held on 10 July in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In a joint position paper, the religious leaders made a call...

campaign-to-eliminate-fistula-in-ethiopia-launched A five-year campaign to eliminate obstetric fistula was launched at the "National Conference on Obstetric Fistula by 2020" event held today. The event was held under the theme "Ending Fistula, Transforming Lives." Speaking on the occasion, H.E. Dr....

staff-profile-gambella-field-monitor-pereleth-othiengGAMBELLA, Ethiopia - Weak, sick and utterly exhausted, the toddler died minutes after crossing the border into Ethiopia. He had walked days for days under a scorching sun. Of the thousands of South Sudanese who have crossed into Ethiopia, this single...

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.



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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