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UN Agencies Supporting Eritrea on Sustainable Development Path

OCHA Operations Director John Ging on Eritrea Sustainable Development
OCHA Operations Director John Ging said helping Eritrea to confront food insecurity and infant mortality challenges is the goal of the latest five-year plan between the UN and the government.

BY UN MULTIMEDIA

Helping Eritrea to confront challenges such as food insecurity and infant mortality is the goal of the latest five-year plan between the UN and the government.

The Horn of Africa country ranks at number 179 out of 188 nations on the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Human Development Index, which measures indicators such as life expectancy and education levels. Continue reading UN Agencies Supporting Eritrea on Sustainable Development Path

Eritrea Making Impressive Progress Towards Achieving MDG: UN OCHA

“Building resilience and self-reliance is our shared top priority.” – John Ging

By UN OCHA,

Returning to New York after a two-day visit to Eritrea, OCHA Operations Director John Ging has welcomed improving cooperation between the United Nations and the Government amidst concerns over the impact of delayed rains on food insecurity.

“UN agencies are working with the Government to help the Eritrean people to help themselves,” said Mr. Ging. “Building resilience and self-reliance is our shared top priority.”

In January 2013, the UN and the Government of Eritrea signed a new three-year Strategic Partnership Cooperation Framework, Continue reading Eritrea Making Impressive Progress Towards Achieving MDG: UN OCHA