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UN Eritrea 2014 Overview

Christine N. Umutoni, UN Resident / Humanitarian Coordinator in Eritrea

By UN Eritrea,

THE past 12 months have been productive and fruitful for the United Nations in Eritrea. Towards the end of 2013, the UNDG-ESA mission visited Eritrea, kicking of a year of several missions and events.

Key among them include; the visit of the technical mission from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in January 2014, the Joint Annual review of the SPCF in June 2014, the data and statistics mission at the invitation of Government in August 2014, the DPA mission also in August 2014, the DPA led brainstorming on Eritrea facilitated by the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF) in New York, and lastly the visit of the UNDG focal point for Eritrea and UNICEF Regional Director, Ms. Leila Pakkala together with IOM Regional Director, Mr. Ashraf El Nour. Continue reading UN Eritrea 2014 Overview

UN Revives Eritrea’s Development Partners’ Forum

Eritrea’s Development Partners Forum conducted in the presence of ambassadors and staff from various embassies, honorary consuls, heads of international organizations as well as members of the UNCT and senior staff from the UN


THE United Nations in Eritrea held its first Development Partners’ Forum for 2014 on 17 June in Asmara.

Hosted by Ms. Christine N. Umutoni, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator (UNRC/HC) in Eritrea, the forum introduced a new format which provided the UN’s development partners with the opportunity to brief each other on their programmes and partnerships in Eritrea.  Continue reading UN Revives Eritrea’s Development Partners’ Forum