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The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and the Government of Eritrea signed the Strategic Partnership Cooperation Framework (SPCF)

Asmara, Eritrea –  The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and the Government of Eritrea signed the Strategic Partnership Cooperation Framework (SPCF) on January 28, 2013. On behalf of the Government of Eritrea, H.E. Dr Gergish Teklemikael, Minister of National Development and from the UN Country Team (UNCT) Ms Christine N. Umutoni, Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative signed on the SPCF document. Continue reading

Eritrea Commemorates World AIDS Day 2012

Asmara – as a day to renew the commitments of all stakeholders working to end the AIDS epidemic, Eritrea commemorated the World AIDS Day on December 1, 2012 at Expo Ground under a theme of ‘Getting to Zero’.  The event which was attended mostly by students has shown the strong commitment of the young generation in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Continue reading

Renowned African musicians join the UN in a song to end poverty by 2015

8 Goals for Africa music video to be screened across South Africa during World Cup

Johannesburg, South Africa – Helen Clark, the chair of the UN Development Group which brings together all UN agencies working in development, today launched 8 Goals for Africa, a campaign song by eight of Africa’s best known musicians, calling for commitment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals – a set of eight internationally-agreed goals designed to reduce poverty, hunger, disease, and maternal and child deaths by 2015.

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