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Opening Ceremonies
Monday, June 2, 16:00-17:30

Introduction and welcome to Ethiopia - Amha Kebede, Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia




Welcome - Lynnette Neufeld, Chair of the Micronutrient Forum Steering Committee


Perspectives on the Ethiopian National Nutrition Programme (NNP) from donors and collaborators - Henock Gezahegn, MI; Alem Belay, GAIN; Peter Salama, UNICEF; Million Shibeshi, USAID/Save the Children


Presentation on multi-sectoral engagement: Highlights of Ethiopia's National Nutrition Plan (NNP) - Key components and development leading to cross-sector support from nine governmental Ministries - H.E. Dr. Kesetebirhan Admassu, Minister of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Special remarks - Honorable Madam Roman Tesfaye, First Lady of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia