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UN Country Representative Lauds Eritrea’s Development Policies (VIDEO)

BY EMBASSY MEDIA

Ms. Christine Umutoni, the UN Resident / Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Eritrea, on a visit to the UK, led a discussion forum hosted by the Embassy of the State of Eritrea to the United Kingdom & Ireland under the theme “Delivering Together for Eritrea’s Development & Self-Reliance“. Continue reading UN Country Representative Lauds Eritrea’s Development Policies (VIDEO)

Delivering Together for Eritrea’s Development and Self-Reliance

By Eritrea Embassy Media,

On Monday February 6, 2017, Ms. Christine Umutoni, the UN Resident / Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Eritrea, on a visit to the UK, led a discussion forum hosted by the Embassy of the State of Eritrea to the United Kingdom & Ireland under the theme “Delivering Together for Eritrea’s Development & Self-Reliance”.

Ms. Umutoni shared her experiences and observations about working with the people and Government of the state of Eritrea in its development policies. Continue reading Delivering Together for Eritrea’s Development and Self-Reliance

Statement Delivered by Ms. Christine N. Umutoni on Human Rights Day 2016

Ms. Christine N. Umutoni, UN Resident / Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Eritrea (©UNDPEritrea/Mwaniki)

By UNDP Eritrea,

Honorable Ministers, senior PFDJ officials, government officials, ambassadors, heads of missions and international organizations, members of diplomatic corps, UN colleagues,

Ladies and gentlemen

Kubtratin, Kubranin
Kemey Wu’Elkum

On behalf of the United Nations in Eritrea, I am honoured to be part of this important event and to say a few words. I am really pleased to note that the theme of today’s photo exhibition is about the role of women and gender mainstreaming.

Human rights are; commonly understood as those inalienable fundamental rights, to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being, they are “inherent in all human beings” regardless of their nation, location, language, religion, ethnic origin or any other status. They are applicable everywhere and all the time and they are being universal. It is an obligation on all persons to respect the human rights of others. Continue reading Statement Delivered by Ms. Christine N. Umutoni on Human Rights Day 2016

How Poor Eritrea Met Key Targets on Poverty?

BBC World News’s Yalda Hakim and her crew have been granted access to Eritrea, though no one expected them to change their usual half baked narratives on Eritrea overnight

By Yalda Hakim (for BBC News),

ERITREA is considered one of the most repressive and secretive states on earth. The UN says forced labour and detention without trial are common.

There have been no elections in the country since independence in 1993 and President Isaias Afewerki has been in power for almost 22 years. Political opponents and journalists have been imprisoned for voicing dissent.

BBC News hasn’t been allowed to film in the country for around a decade. But now, my team and I have been allowed in to look at improvements in Eritrea’s healthcareContinue reading How Poor Eritrea Met Key Targets on Poverty?