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8 February 2019
Ms. Bettina Maas, UNFPA Country Representative, with IDP girls

IDP sites in western Ethiopia in critical need of UNFPA support

The three-day visit between 3 and 5 February by a UNFPA delegation to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) sites in the East Wellega Zone of the Oromia Region in wester Ethiopia revealed critical need... Read more

1 February 2019

Japan Ambassador visits UNFPA interventions in refugee camps in Gambella

The Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia, H.E Mr. Daisuke Matsunag, visited between 23 and 24 January humanitarian interventions in refugee camps and host communities in the Gambella Region, including... Read more

31 January 2019

Ethiopian Government announces Census Date

The Ethiopian Government officially announced today the reference date for the 4th Population and Housing Census. At an event held today, Dr. Fitsum Assefa, Commissioner of the National Planning and... Read more

17 December 2018
Press Release

UNFPA handed-over ambulances to Somali Region and ARRA

17 December 2018, Addis Ababa – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today handed-over 5 ambulances to the Somali Region Health Bureau and the Administration for Refugees and Returnees Affairs... Read more

10 December 2018

UNFPA commemorates 16 Days of Activism event with survivors

A commemoration of a 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence event was held today at a UNFPA supported safe house run by the Association of Women Sanctuary and Development (AWSAD). The... Read more

30 November 2018

Ethiopia launched HIV Prevention Road Map

The National HIV Prevention Road Map of Ethiopia which will be implemented until 2020 was launched today at a half-day event organized in connection with the World AIDS Day. The Road Map will guide... Read more

22 November 2018
Press Release

Royal Norwegian Embassy grants USD 11.3 million in support of UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme

ADDIS ABABA, 22 November 2018 – The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ethiopia signed a grant agreement today with UNFPA and UNICEF amounting to NOK 100 million (USD 11.3 million) in support of Phase III of... Read more

19 November 2018

Canada’s Minister of International Development visited UNFPA supported intervention

A high level Canadian Delegation led by Canada's Minster of International Development, H.E Marie-Claude Bibeau, visited UNFPA supported safe house in Hawassa City on 15 November. The safe house run... Read more

19 November 2018

Swedish Delegation commends UNFPA supported interventions in Afar Region

A delegation from the Embassy of Sweden in Ethiopia visited UNFPA supported interventions in the Afar Region on 15 November. The delegation composed of Ms. Annika Jayawardena, Head of the Section for... Read more

9 November 2018

Manufacturing condoms in Africa: an urgent health and economic priority

As development partners, governments, donors, experts and other agencies gather in Kigali, Rwanda from 12-15 November for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo,... Read more