07 May 2019

Delivering Results for Children in 2018

Foreword, Ms. Gillian Mellsop UNICEF Representative in Ethiopia giving remarks during The Inauguration of Afdera climate-resilient water scheme in Afdera, Afar Ethiopia on 4, March, 2019. UNICEF Ethiopia/2019/Ayene 2018 was a pivotal year for children in Ethiopia. Amid historic political transformations and a series of conflict-related emergencies affecting…, Understanding the situation of children,     Ethiopia faces various pressures due to its fast-growing population which has increased from 84.8 million in 2012 to 94.4 million in 2017. The country’s approximately 50 million children remained at a high risk of living in poverty and having limited access to essential services.   Mother of 7, Habiba Biyow Roba, 35, with her 8 months old…, Mitigating the impact of humanitarian crises, Students at Shawe Primary School, Harana Buluk Woreda, Oromia Region. UNICEF Ethiopia/2019/Mersha     Severe ethnic conflict broke out in July and August in the border zones of Oromia and SNNP regions, leading to large scale displacement of nearly one million people, bringing the total number of internally displaced people (IDPs) to 2.8 million in…, Our results for children, 1-month-old infant Hamdi Abdi Omar in Higlowley, Deghabur, Somali. ©UNICEF Ethiopia/2018/noavi ©UNICEF Ethiopia/2018/noavi     Amid the humanitarian constraints, UNICEF continually worked with Government and partners to deliver on planned development programmes for children. , Strengthening government systems, Ms Gillian Mellsop, UNICEF Representative in Ethiopia meeting with H.E. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed UNICEF Ethiopia/2018/Sewunet   UNICEF applies a twin-track strategy when working with the Government to improve the quality of social services.First, the organization has a long track record for designing and implementing programmes that effect real…, Promoting a culture of rights, Girl in Afar region UNICEF Ethiopia/2018/Tadesse     The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history. It sets forth a wide range of provisions that encompass civil rights and freedoms, family environment, basic health and welfare, education, leisure and cultural activities and special…, Fit for purpose,     UNICEF’s objectives can only be made through a fully competent and motivated workforce, and its committed and skilled staff are its greatest asset. Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) brought by Child Protection, which is used as an Alternative Basic Education (ABE) center for Primary children in the morning (grade 1-2). Berak IDP Site, Delo Mena…, Together, working for children,     UNICEF has been present in Ethiopia for 65 years and its history is closely tied to Ethiopia’s gradual transformation into a modern economy with strong aspirations for middle income status by 2025. Through its programme of cooperation in the country, UNICEF works to support national efforts to ensure the realization of the rights of children…