COVID-19 has struck Ethiopia, the second most populous country in Africa, at a moment of heightened vulnerability arising from multiple sources.
Ethiopia this year launched a strategic youth-centered National Voluntary Community Service Programme to help the country create a platform to empower youth to engage in peace, sustain economic growth, increase their entrepreneurship skills and engage in development.
Generation Unlimited (GenU) Ethiopia organized its first youth engagement workshop in Addis Ababa intending to engage the youth as an active changemaker of the society.
A four-day Energy Need Assessment Training was held from March 15th-18th,2021, virtually and in Addis Ababa to prepare Ethiopian experts to apply a standardized methodology to undertake energy need assessment, facilitate knowledge and skills sharing by sharing experiences between China and Ethiopia to promote the SDGs and strengthen South-South Cooperation (SSC).
Ethiopian Institutions of Ombudsman (EIO) provided an award for UNDP Ethiopia today for its support to advance Access to Information (ATI) in Ethiopia.
UNDP has partnered with Dalberg Advisors through Safe Hands Ethiopia Initiative to hand over 720,000 face masks and 720,000 soaps to low income communities in Addis Ababa.

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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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