Sweden Seeds $3.6m for Good Governance

Sep 21 , 2019


Sweden pledged a grant of 3.6 million dollars to Ethiopia to support new and existing governance reform initiatives, including the justice system reform. Pledged through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the financing agreement was inked last week. The agreement was signed on September 19, 2019, between Swedish State Secretary of International Development Cooperation Per Olsson Fridh; Turhan Saleh, UNDP Ethiopia Resident Representative; and Admasu Nebebe, state minister for Finance. On the same date, Fridh had a discussion with Muferiat Kamil, minister of Peace, regarding peace building, democracy and how Sweden can support Ethiopia. The two countries also agreed to work in cooperation on the economy, justice and peace.


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