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8 March 2019
Statement
Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019... Read more
8 March 2019
News
Gondar, Amhara Region of Ethiopia: Welela Sheferaw, 46, is very much looking forward to receiving surgical treatment at the University of Gondar Specialized Hospital for her Utero-vaginal prolapse, a... Read more
20 February 2019
News
A UNFPA supported safe house run by the Women Association of Tigray was launched today in the City of Mekele, in the Tigray Regional State. The safe house set up in a building made available by the... Read more
8 February 2019
News
Ms. Bettina Maas, UNFPA Country Representative, with IDP girls
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
News
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
News
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
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
News
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
News
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
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

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