Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, H.E. Demeke Mokonnen, today met with the UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Etleva Kadilli.
During the meeting, Mr. Demeke appreciated UNICEF’s continued support of humanitarian assistance programs, particularly for vulnerable children.
He requested that UNICEF scale up its support for the populations affected by conflict and climate change.
UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Etleva Kadilli, said currently, UNICEF is working in Ethiopia to provide humanitarian assistance to conflict and disaster-affected children.
She requested that the government of Ethiopia provide support to reach children who are living in remote areas.
UNICEF is one of the leading development actors among the UN agencies working on humanitarian response efforts in Ethiopia.