Post-2015 goals must prioritise sexual and reproductive health rights, and gender equality, UNDP Chief says
May 30, 2013
UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark spoke at the Women Deliver conference today on the importance of a renewed global development agenda giving priority to sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and women's empowerment.
36 African countries condemn use of cluster bombs
May 24, 2013
A delegation of 36 African countries meeting in Togo has condemned the continued use of cluster bombs worldwide and urged all African nations to sign up to an international ban.
Eritrea and UN pay tribute to victims of Rwanda genocide
Apr 8, 2013
The United Nations in Eritrea and the Government of Eritrea marked the International Day to Remember the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide, starting with a "Walk to Remember," at Expo Ground, a prominent setup for Eritrean festivals.
UN holds donor briefing on Cooperation Framework in Eritrea
Feb 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.
Achieving sustainable growth at core of renewed UNDP support for Eritrea
Feb 7, 2013
Encouraging sustainable livelihoods and food security, and addressing environmental degradation are among the forthcoming priorities for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) support for the government and people of Eritrea.
Africa’s development rests on access to quality jobs and social services
Jun 16, 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa must provide universal access to decent jobs and social services if it is to achieve decisive development progress, according to a newly released report on the continent’s progress on global anti-poverty goals.
Eritrea reducing maternal death, on track to achieve the MDGs
Sep 20, 2010
In the market town of Senafe, in southern Eritrea, Fethawi Berhane has just undergone three days of painful labor and complications during child birth that resulted in the death of her baby. Despite the best efforts of a traditional birth attendant her child could not be saved. Luckily Fethawi survived amid the inhygenenic and poorly equipped medical conditions in which she had to give birth.