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15 October 2018

Deputy Executive Director visits UNFPA supported humanitarian interventions in Gambella Region of Ethiopia

A mission led by the Deputy Executive Director–Programme of UNFPA, Mr. Dereje Wordofa, paid a one-day visit to the Gambella Region of Ethiopia today as a follow-up to the strategy meeting  that was... Read more

5 October 2018

Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more

17 September 2018

UNFPA supported safe house launched in Dessie Town

A UNFPA supported safe house operated by the Association for Women's Sanctuary and Development (AWSAD) was inaugurated on September 15 in Dessie Town, Amhara Region. The safe house is the first of... Read more

13 August 2018

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018

  Let’s Put Young People at the Centre Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018 We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on... Read more

9 August 2018

International Youth Day: Safe Spaces for Youth

The UN General Assembly designated 12 August as International Youth Day in 1999. It is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in promoting human rights and... Read more

13 July 2018

Training conducted for CSA staff on Data Center Management

A twelve-day training workshop on Cisco Data Center and Wide Area Network management organized for staff of the Central Statistical Agency (CSA) was concluded today. The training which took place... Read more

11 July 2018

World Population Day commemorated

The World Population Day was commemorated today under the theme “Family Planning is a Human Right.” The day served as an occasion to observe the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of Teheran which... Read more

9 July 2018

Workshop deliberates on integrating CSE into school curriculum

A three-day capacity building workshop organized by UNFPA and UNESCO and held between 4 and 6 July in Bishoftu Town deliberated on integrating life skills based Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE... Read more

25 June 2018

UNFPA Representative witnesses pilot census in Afar Region

The UNFPA Country Representative, Bettina Maas, witnessed an actual pilot census being conducted in the Afar Region.  The pilot census which is taking place between 18 and 28 June is being conducted... Read more

13 June 2018

Ethiopia to conduct PES for upcoming Census

A ten-day training on Post Enumeration Survey (PES) organized by UNFPA was launched in Adama on June 12. The training is aimed at building the capacity of CSA experts on post enumeration survey... Read more