The new administration in Ethiopia has made great strides in liberalising the country’s politics since April 2018. Democratic transition is however still far from being achieved. Various challenges prevent the establishment of a stable democratic order. This seminar will examine the weight of historical, institutional and political forces on the country’s road to democracy.
Chair: Emebet Getachew, Ethiopia Country Program Manager, Life and Peace Institute
Dr Semir Yusuf, Senior Researcher, Ethiopia Project, ISS Addis Ababa
William Davison, Senior Analyst, Ethiopia, International Crisis Group