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Ethiopians working to make lasting peace a reality

Ethiopians working to make lasting peace a reality

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The recent conflict in Ethiopia can often make people forget about the country’s vibrancy, robust economic growth and burgeoning young population, according to the top UN official there.

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Ramiz Alakbarov said citizens across Ethiopia have voiced support for the 2022 peace agreement that ended two years of fighting between Government troops and forces in Tigray.

UN News’s Nargiz Shekinskaya asked Mr. Alakbarov about the reaction to a recent report by a UN human rights commission which found that a “staggering” level of atrocities was committed in the conflict.

He also addressed the humanitarian response to assist more than 17 million people, including refugees, and the need for cutting-edge policies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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Nargiz Shekinskaya, UN News
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