UN Assistant Secretary for Humanitarian Affairs and Eritrean Ministers Meeting
Asmara, 01 October 2019 – The Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations for Human Affairs, Ms. Ursula Mueller conducted a fruitful two-day visit to Eritrea, on 30 September and 01 October.
During her stay, the UN Assistant Secretary General for Human Affairs, Ms. Ursula Mueller held a series of meetings with the Minister of Health, Ms. Amina Nurhussien, Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Arefaine Berhe, Minister of National Development, Dr. Gergish Teklemicael, Minister of Information, Mr. Yemane Gebremeskel, Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Ms. Luel Gebreab, as well as the President of the National Union of Eritrean Women, Ms. Tek’a Tesfamicael.
At the meetings, Ms. Ursula exchanged views on the programs the Government of Eritrea is conducting in partnership with the UN and on future development cooperation.
Ms. Ursula Mueller also conducted field visits in Zoba Anseba.
“Fascinating discussion with Ms. Tekea Tesfamichel, President of the National Union of Eritrean Women on the critical importance of achieving gender equality, empowerment of Eritrean women & the vital role of NUEW. @UschiMuller”