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Asmara, 27 september 2014: UN, Eritrea showcase country's health successes.
Eritrea has achieved impressive progress on health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), members of the United Nations and the Government observed here in an event organized during the UN General Assembly. More ......

Asmara, 2014: Eritrea has succeeded in reaching one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s lowest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates.
The recently launched UNAIDS Gap Report shows that Eritrea is amongst a handful of countries in the region to have HIV prevalence rates below the 1% mark in 2013. The estimate of HIV prevalence amongst adults is 0.6%, down from 1.3% in 2005. The average for Sub-Saharan countries was 4.7% in 2013. More.......

In key report, Ban outlines vision for ‘bold’ action to achieve MDGs, set future sustainable development agend

UNSG New York, August 21, 2013: Ahead of an upcoming special General Assembly event next month on efforts by United Nations Member States to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and to define a new universal development agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has released a report, A Life of Dignity for All, containing his updates on the Goals and vision for the road ahead. More...


The UN and Government of the State of Eritrea endorse the implementation plans of SPCF
Asmara, Eritrea; March 28, 2013: UNICEF, UNDP and UNFPA as part of the UN system signed their Country Programme Action Plans (CPAP) with the Ministry of National Development of GoSE of Eritrea. The CPAP is a detailed operational plan for the country programme of each agency, which is signed between the main government partner and the head of the agency. More.......

The UN Country Team in Eritrea holds donor briefing on the newly signed cooperation framework

Asmara, February 12, 2013: The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) held a donor briefing on the new Strategic Partnership Cooperation Framework (SPCF 2013-2016) between the Government of the State of Eritrea and the United Nations. More.......

UNHCR Eritrea Fact Sheet

Asmara, January 2013: UNHCR in Eritrea supports the government in protecting refugees, and advocates the highest level of protection to be realized. More.....

UNFPA Eritrea Handover Ambulances to Ministry of Health

Asmara, 13 December 2012: UNFPA country Office in Eritrea handed over three ambulances to Ministry of Health of the State of Eritrea. During the hand over, the MOH H.E. Madam Amna Nurhusien expressed her appreciation to UNFPA for the continuous support of UNFPA in regard to reproductive health efforts of the country. More.....

High Level Visit from Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

New York, 20 November 2012: Following a two-day visit to Eritrea, OCHA Operations Director John Ging has called on the international community to support the country as it strives to end hunger and enhance livelihoods resilience to severe climatic conditions. More.....

Message from the UN Resident Coordinator

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Eritrea is building its own development solutions. The goal of the UN System is to provide quality policy advisory services, share best practices and support government efforts to build capacity to address development challenges related to basic social services, capacity development, emergency/recovery, food security, and gender for the next programming cycle, 2007-2011.

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