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 launched the UNDP Accelerator Lab on Tuesday 10th December in the presence of young entrepreneurs and innovators, State Minister for Innovation and Technology Mr. Sisay Tola and development partners.
University students drawn from across Ethiopia came together for an interactive bootcamp on to co-create solutions for youth unemployment organized in Addis Abeba by UNDP and Iceaddis, an innovation hub and tech incubator.
Denmark is releasing 10 million Danish Kroner (equivalent to US$1.5 million) to support a multi-partner election support project for Ethiopia. The agreement was signed by Ambassador Karin Poulsen of Denmark and UNDP Ethiopia Resident Representative Turhan Saleh on Friday 13th December 2019.
The 2019 Human Development Report (HDR), published with a theme ‘Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st century,’ argues that inequality is not beyond solutions.
Ethiopia celebrated the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Week joining 170 countries around the world from November 18-24 under the themes of Education, Ecosystem, Inclusion and Policy. The celebration is hosted in Ethiopia by UNDP supported Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) to raise awareness on entrepreneurship and advance entrepreneurship in the country.

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