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.
UNDP signed a USD 40 million project document with H.E Birtukan Midekssa, Chair of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), and H.E Ahmed Shide, Minister of Finance to support the upcoming election in Ethiopia.
The UK Government has announced a 15.5 million pounds contribution to support Ethiopia’s upcoming general elections. The funds will be channeled through the UN project on ‘Supporting Elections for Ethiopia’s Democracy Strengthening (SEEDS)’.
Today, a group of policy makers, implementation partners and donor partners met to launch the 2019 Global Food Policy Report (GFPR) and to discuss its various implications for the SDGs, international development cooperation, as well as in the specific context of Ethiopia.
Japan has signed an agreement with UNDP to extend support for the Ethiopian Peace Support Training Centre (PSTC) and provide new funding of USD 729,000 for 2019-2020.
Danish Minister for Development Cooperation H.E. Ulla Tornaes has signed a cooperation agreement with UNDP and UN Women to release a total of US$ 4.5 million for the two UN agencies in support of their work in Ethiopia in the areas of governance and gender.

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92.2 million



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USD 794

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