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The United Nations in Ethiopia: Transforming Ethiopia Together

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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 Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF)

Ethiopia is on its third framework, the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), jointly developed by the Government and the United Nations Country Team. 

UNDAF is fully aligned to Ethiopia’s five year national development plan, the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP). The latest UNDAF was signed on March 2011 and will be operational for the period 2012-2015, seeking to strengthen national capacities to formulate evidence-based policies and strategies.

 

The four pillars of UNDAF  

 

Pillar I
Sustainable Economic Growth and Risk Reduction

 

 

Pillar II
Basic Social Services

 
  • A transformed agriculture sector 
  • More competitive manufacturing and services 
  • A minimum package of social protection 
  • Support for effective disaster risk management and improved food security 
  • Promotion of a low-carbon climate-resilient green economy

      

  • HIV prevention, treatment, care and support 
  • Equitable access to quality education 
  • Improved access to quality health, nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene services

 

 

 

Pillar III
Governance and Capacity Development

 

 

Pillar IV
Women, Youth and Children

  • Enhanced human rights and justice 
  • Enhanced inclusiveness, participation, transparency, accountability and responsiveness 
  • Stronger institutions to manage development
 
  • Increased participation of women and youth in decision-making, livelihood opportunities and social services 
  • Protection and rehabilitation of women, youth and children