The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will enhance its support around democratic governance and inclusive growth in Ethiopia to meet the country’s accelerated reform agenda and deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Ethiopia, a nation with 70% of its population below the age of 30 has a huge potential for innovation to drive its development given the enabling environment.
The International Peace Day was marked under the theme of “Climate Action for Peace” at the UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa.
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency signed an additional 3.6 million USD agreement with UNDP and The Ministry of Finance to support governance reform initiatives in Ethiopia.
The Government of Japan has signed an agreement with UNDP to provide three million US dollars for the multi-partner programme Supporting Elections for Ethiopia’s Democracy Strengthening (SEEDS).
Communities in the Gedeo – West Guji zones came together to plant trees as a symbol of peace and sustainable future.

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95.5 million

Population

23.5%

Poverty rate

USD 883

GNI per capita

0.463

Human Dev. Index

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