New UNIDO Project Supports Employment and Entrepreneurship for Ethiopia’s Women and Youth

Earlier this month, the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched the Youth and Women Entrepreneurship Promotion (YoWEP) project in Addis Ababa. The YoWEP project seeks to support the Ethiopian government’s efforts to tackle the challenges of unemployment among youth and women, as well as the corresponding rise of economically driven migration.

Partners to the project believe support for […]

19 October 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

UNESCO Biosphere Excursion: Learning experience for young environmentalists from Ethiopia and the United Arab Emirates


The second part of the first UNESCO Biosphere Excursion, a binational programme in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ethiopia, took place in April 2016. A group of sixteen inspired students and young professionals from Ethiopia and the UAE met on 6 April for an excursion to protected areas in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah […]

5 May 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Envoy on Youth signs joint statement on cooperation on youth issues with the African Union

19 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth begins official visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, meets with senior UN officials

15 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

UNDP Supports Young Ethiopians to Move From Unemployment to Entrepreneurship

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

UN Women Executive Director calls for bold action to end violence against women and girls during AU Summit

Addis Ababa, 6 February 2013 – Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, recently visited Ethiopia for the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). Ms. Bachelet advocated for bringing women and youth to the center of Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance and the urgent […]

26 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|