UNDP Country Representative commends Eritrean people’s work spirit

1-dec-18-news-unAsmara, 18 December 2014 – The UN Resident Coordinator, UN Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Representative (UNDP) in Eritrea, Ms. Christine Umutoni, has commended the Eritrean people’s work spirit. She made the remarks during an interview with Eritrean media outlets.

Stating that such an attribute constitutes a driving force for enhanced collaboration in the development domain, Ms. Christine Umutoni noted that this asset emanates from the spirit of nationals to keep intact noteworthy values.

The Resident Representative went on to indicate that relations between Eritrea and the UN is gaining momentum and that the implementation of cooperation accord concluded in January 2013 regarding environmental conservation, ensuring food security, social welfare, education, gender equality and human resource development  is being implemented as scheduled. In this connection, Ms. Christine Umutoni lauded the achievements in various sectors in general and the health domain in particular, on the basis of active popular participation.

Regarding the country’s programs to raise the potentials of the youth, she explained that agreements have been reached between the Eritrean government and UN agencies and other partners towards making the necessary investment to this end.