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6 January 2016

UNFPA supported interventions handed-over

The Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists handed-over the Gender-based violence model clinics to the Gondar University, Ayder Referral Hospital and Jimma University Specialized... Read more

30 October 2015

Executive Director of UNFPA partner organization wins award

She was among the 7 candidates nominated to receive the award this year. She won the prize for the relentless efforts she made to improve the lives of women. AWSAD is one of the partner organizations... Read more

20 October 2015

National Consultation Conference held with Faith Based Organizations

The Inter-religious Council of Ethiopia, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Norwegian Church Aid, held a two-day national consultation conference with Faith-... Read more

11 October 2015
Press Release

International Day of the Girl Child Commemorated

International Day of the Girl Child commemorated 11 October 2012, Addis Ababa - The first-ever International Day of the Girl Child was observed today. The date was designated by the UN General... Read more

13 July 2015

World Population Day commemorated

The World Population Day was celebrated nationally on 11 July with a half-day symposium in Jijiga, capital of the Somali Regional State, in which more than 500 people participated. This is one of... Read more

12 October 2012

International Day of Disaster Reduction Commemorated

The International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) was observed today at a national conference under the theme "Women and Girls - the (in) Visible force of Resilience". The conference which was... Read more

18 September 2012

Midwives Convened in Ethiopia on an Inter-Regional Workshop

he 4-day Annual UNFPA-ICM Midwifery Programme Review Workshop involving 60 participants from 30 countries from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean started today. The workshop is being held with the... Read more

5 July 2012

UNFPA holds high level advocacy workshop

A high level advocacy workshop was held on July 4 involving the Federal Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, United Nations Population Fund and other stakeholders. The... Read more

15 May 2012

Midwives graduate under the Accelerated Midwifery Programme

The Shashemene Health Science College graduated 245 midwives on May 12 as part of the one-year Accelerated Midwifery Programme (AMP) being undertaken by the Federal Ministry of Health. The graduates... Read more

3 April 2012

UNFPA Coordinates High Level UN Executive Boards visit

A high level delegation of the Executive Boards of six UN agencies concluded a joint field visit to Ethiopia conducted over 10 days between 22 and 31 March. The visit gave members of the delegation... Read more