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28 March 2011

Executive Director takes part in Panel Discussion on Health Financing

The Executive Director of UNFPA, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, took part in the High Level Panel Discussion on Health Financing in Africa today. The panel discussion was held under the theme "More... Read more

14 March 2011

Women First Run 2011 Conducted

The 7th edition of the annual woman 5km race, the Women First Run, was conducted on 13 March 2011. Mamitu Deska won the race smashing the course record registering the fastest time in the events... Read more

10 March 2011

Messeret Defar Renewed agreement withUNFPA

The National Honorary Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Ethiopia, Athlete Messeret Defar, renewed her agreement of ambassadorship today. The two-year agreement was... Read more

5 March 2011

Parliamentary Missions visit UNFPA

Members of Parliaments of the Swedish and Norwegian governments visited and held discussion with the staff of UNFPA Country Office on 25 February and 4 March respectively on programme interventions... Read more

7 February 2011

Ministry of Health Signed Agreement with Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition today signed a cooperation agreement  to work together as partners in the effort to ensure access and use to... Read more

14 January 2011

Two districts in Afar Region declare abandonment of FGM/C

The Buremudaytu and Argoba districts in the Afar Regional State declared the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) this week at ceremonies held to mark the occasion. The two... Read more

14 December 2010

UNFPA Organizes Consultative Workshop on Country Programme Document

A one -day consultative workshop on the proposed UNFPA 7th Country Programme Document (CPD) took place today 14 December with Implementing Partners drawn from sectoral bureaus from the federal and... Read more

1 December 2010

Africa Region Director pays official visit to Ethiopia

The Africa Region Director of UNFPA, Mr. Bunmi Makinwa, met and discussed with the State Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Abraham Tekeste, today on various issues of cooperation... Read more

30 November 2010

Survey on Ethiopian Young Adults Disseminated

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Population Council today organized an event to disseminate a survey titled "Ethiopia Young Adult Survey: A Study in Seven Regions." This population... Read more

15 November 2010

Two woredas in Afar Region declare abandonment of FGM/C

Amibara and Awash Fentale Districts in the Afar Regional State declared on November 11 and 13 respectively the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) at public declaration... Read more