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22 November 2018
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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
News

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

19 November 2018
News

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

9 November 2018
News

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

26 October 2018
News

Making amends in protecting girls and women

Abala District, AFAR REGION: Hawa Abdella has circumcised countless girls and conducted numerous deliveries as a traditional birth attendant for more than thirty years.  She does not deny the pain... Read more

26 October 2018
News

Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend - State of World Population 2018 launch in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more

21 October 2018
News

UNFPA Deputy Executive Director assures continued support for Ethiopia’s Census

In his meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia and Chairman of the Population and Housing Census Commission, H.E. Ato Demeke Mekonnen, this week the Deputy Executive Director of UNFPA, Mr... Read more

20 October 2018
News

Plight of refugees in Ethiopia brought to the fore in UNFPA leadership visit

GAMBELLA, Ethiopia—UNFPA’s Deputy Executive Director (Programme), Dereje Wordofa, and a team of UNFPA Regional Directors and Country Representatives this week visited Gambella, one of nine ethnic... Read more

20 October 2018
News

UNFPA, AU continentally launch of State of World Population 2018

UNFPA’s flagship report that was continentally launched on 17 October in partnership with the African Union says the power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic... Read more

19 October 2018
News

New regional framework will strengthen UNFPA response to Horn of Africa and Yemen crises

A strategy meeting on the Horn of Africa and Yemen was held by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in Addis Ababa on 13 and 14 October to develop a framework and action plan to guide the Fund’... Read more

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